Funding Boost For Go Girls Karting Initiative Gives 1,000 Aspiring Female Drivers The Chance To Experience Life In The Fast Lane

Ireland World Cup hockey star and motorsport engineer Nicci Daly to lead schools programme which combines STEM subjects with motorsport driving More than 1,000 female secondary school students will get the chance to sample life in the fast lane after a joint initiative by Motorsport Ireland and Formula Female received funding of €35,000 from the […]

ESB Science Blast Takes Off in Tipperary as Parents of Primary School Kids See Science as Key to Their Future

Limerick and Belfast event follows successful and well-received Dublin event Entire 3rd to 6th classes involved in a non-competitive education programme investigating the science behind a simple question Research with Munster parents reveals: o 77% believe basic scientific knowledge gives their children an advantage in life o 95% want their children to learn science to develop critical thinking and […]

Ibec Welcomes Increase In Number Of Lleaving Certificate StudentsTaking Hhigher Level Mathematics

Ibec welcomes increase in number of leaving certificate students taking higher level mathematics Government should incentivise key subjects and move towards inquiry and experiential based learning to match skills to business needs Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has welcomed the continued increase in the number of leaving certificate students taking higher level mathematics […]

Borrisoleigh Students Exhibit Projects In SciFest At School 2017

On Wednesday, 15th of February, over 80 students from St. Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh exhibited projects in SciFest@School. Students demonstrated their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and maths through their creative and innovative projects.   We had 4 top awards that were sponsored by the Parent’s Council, the school and by SciFest. Joseph O’Donoghue was awarded […]

Intel launches Mini Scientist Competition 2015 for Primary school students

This week Intel Ireland has launched the Mini Scientist competition for 2015.   The Intel Mini Scientist Exhibition is a competition for Primary school students in which they develop science related projects which are then exhibited at fairs held within their own schools. Winning projects selected at this school level exhibition then go on to take part […]