Science on Stage workshop at Frontiers of Physics 2017, 23 September 2017

1st October 2017

On 23 September 2017 Frontiers of Physics 2017, the annual conference for teachers of physics, including junior science teachers, took place at the University of Limerick, Ireland. The event was organised by the Institute of… Read more

Success at SonS2017

3rd July 2017

Around 450 STEM teachers from 30 countries, including Ireland come together to exchange innovative teaching ideas at a fair, in workshops and on stage at the the 2017 Science on Stage festival in Debrechen last week…. Read more

Networking for STEM education: Europe’s best science teachers meeting for educational festival Hungary

20th June 2017

Science on Stage festival 2017 welcomes Ireland’s best science teachers to European educational fair in Debrecen. ‘Inventing the future of science education’ is the motto of the 10th European Science on Stage festival. One of… Read more

Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – David O’Connell

16th March 2017

David O’Connell is a science teacher in Christian Brothers College, Cork.  The Magic of Science ‘The Magic of Science’ is a series of experiments which is aimed at igniting an interest in science amongst primary school students…. Read more

European STEM League

8th March 2017

Science on Stage Europe invites STEM teachers from all across Europe to implement the teaching ideas of the  teaching brochure “iStage 3 – Football in Science Teaching” in their own classrooms, testing the various experiments with… Read more

Football in Science Teaching: Now available in English

7th March 2017

How to calculate the perfect flight curve of a football? What type of grass is used at football grounds? Why do football players carry GPS sensors? Football is not only a sports game – it… Read more

Meet the Irish SonS team- Paul Nugent

9th February 2017

Paul Nugent is a member of the National Steering Committee for Science on Stage Ireland and has acted as participant, Irish delegation lead and scientific jury member at Science on Stage festivals. He has contributed… Read more

Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – Nicola Sheehan

8th February 2017

Nicola Sheehan is a teacher at Donabate Community College  Numeracy with Knitting Nicola’s project involves teaching numeracy through knitting. Students are taught to knit, and when their confidence has been built up, they work out their… Read more

Meet the Irish SonS team – Sean Fogarty

7th February 2017

Sean is currently teaching science, physics and IT at St. Mary’s Secondary School, New Ross, Co. Wexford and  is also the current chairman of the Irish Science Teachers Association. Sean has worked in the past… Read more

Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – David Keenahan

6th February 2017

David is a Teacher Network Coordinator with the Institute of Physics. The Institute of Physics operates a Teacher Network throughout Great Britain and Ireland. The role involves supporting Physics Teachers through continuous professional development. The… Read more