Engineers Week CPD for Primary Teachers

Engineering the Moon: The Engineering Challenges of being on the Moon 

This free, 2-hour course will show participants how to use inquiry based learning techniques to promote children’s learning and understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Participants will also explore activities that support the theme of Engineers Week. These have been developed from ESERO and Discovery Primary Science & Maths resources. 

This course is being offered with the support of Science Foundation Ireland and ESERO Ireland (European Space Education Resource Office). 

Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science & Maths Award 
Engineers Week is an opportunity for primary school students and teachers to learn more about engineering, have fun, and win prizes. Running or attending an Engineers Week event counts towards the criteria for the Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science & Maths Award. 

Tea and coffee will be served at the start of the session. 

Note: all sessions require a minimum of 10 participants to run 

For further details of the course content, please contact Frances McCarthy of Blackrock Castle Observatory by email:

Event Information


  • Tuesday 12th February, 2019 | 6pm to 8pm
    CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory , Castle Road, Blackrock.
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  • Wednesday 27th February, 2019 | 4.30pm to 6.30pm
    Mayo Education Centre.
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  • Tuesday 5th March, 2019 | 4pm to 6pm
    Lough Gur Heritage Centre, Limerick.
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  • Wednesday 13th February, 2019 | 6pm - 8pm
    Drumcondra Education Centre, Dublin.
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