Teacher’s CPD

CPD is designed to help teachers and schools to:

We currently support primary teachers through:

  • CPD sessions for STEM Weeks, using inquiry approaches in the teaching of science in numerous locations.
  • Department of Education approved 5 day summer courses in numerous locations.

For further details on all CPD activities, please contact Frances McCarthy of CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory by email: frances.mccarthy@bco.ie

Engineering the Moon

Engineering Challenges related to Moon Exploration is the theme of this booklet, produced for Primary Teacher CPD offered in the run up to Engineers Week 2019.

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Related Events

Space Week CPD for Primary Teachers

A free Space-themed CPD course for Primary Teachers that will use the Moon, and the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing as a thematic approach to cross-curricular learning.

Science Week CPD for Primary Teachers

For Science Week 2019, we are offering a free CPD course that will show participants how to use inquiry based learning techniques to promote children’s learning and understanding of STEM, using the Moon as a theme

Earth & Space Conference for Junior Cycle Science Teachers

CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, Junior Cycle for Teachers, Science Foundation Ireland and ESERO Ireland present the second edition of ‘Teaching Earth and Space in the Junior Cycle.’ This conference aims to continue to support teachers with inspiring and practical approaches to embracing the Earth and Space strand of the Junior Cycle.