Irish Science Teachers’ Association Annual Conference coming to DCU

Dublin City University is delighted to host the annual ISTA conference from 12-14 April 2019. The ISTA Conference 2019 will cater for both primary and secondary teachers with both subject specific and cross-curricular lectures and workshops. This years’ annual conference, entitled “Embracing the Elements of Change” will be hosted by the Centre for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning (CASTeL) and will take place in DCU Institute of Education, St. Patrick’s Campus, Drumcondra, Dublin 9.

We are delighted to have a number of workshops and presentations from CASTeL researchers, including:

  • What is all the fuss about STEM? Why bother? Deirdre Butler
  • What is this thing called science? Cliona Murphy
  • Creative science – Art and Science not such strange bedfellows! Orla Kelly
  • Lilu’s House Primary, workshop, Science on Stage Ireland team
  • Developing an Inquiry Stance – An overview of the Three Dimensions of Practitioner Inquiry in Physics Education Project (3DIPhE), Dr James Lovatt & Dr Paul Grimes & Dr Eilish McLoughlin
  • Improving Gender Balance in Ireland, Dr. Eilish McLoughlin and Ms. Deirdre O’Neill
  • OSOS: Encouraging innovation in schools and communities, Dr Eilish McLoughlin & Dr James Lovatt

Conference Progrmame and Registrataion information is available at: