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School Events Calendar 2016/2017



Our School Event Calendar below provides information on events or activities which might be of interest to schools throughout the school calendar year.

If you want to add an event for free use the button on the right. Alternativey we can upload the details for you but a small administrative charge will apply - email us with your event details. School related charity events are listed here.



I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here
I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here
School students interact with real scientists online and vote for their favourite scientist. Your students challenge the scientists over fast-paced online text-based live CHATs. They ASK the scientists anything they want, and VOTE for their favourite scientist to win a prize of €500 to communicate their work with the public.
Start: 01/10/2016 End: 01/05/2017 Admission: Secondary school students (Munster) (14-17 years) www.imascientist.ie/teachers
e: josh@gallomanor.com
Phone: +44 (0) 1225 326 892
Amnesty International Rights Sparks
Amnesty International Rights Sparks
Amnesty International Ireland's Rights Sparks programme provides free CPD training for primary school teachers. Our workshops introduce teachers to a range of human rights education and development education methodologies and resources, which can be integrated across the curriculum. To find out more or to book a workshop for your school, email hre@amnesty.ie
Start: 06/01/2017 End: 03/04/2017 www.amnesty.ie/what-we-do/human-rights-education/
e: hre@amnesty.ie
Phone: 018638341
Leaving Certificate History Conference
Leaving Certificate History Conference
Was Ireland really 'changed utterly' after the Easter Rising? Participate in the National Museum of Ireland's history conference for senior cycle history students where we will debate, discuss and reflect on the legacy of 1916 Easter rising with historians Liz Gillis and Donal Fallon and museum curators. Conference will finish with tours of the new Proclaiming A Republic: The 1916 Rising exhibition. Booking required. Ages 14+.
Start: 28/01/2017 Times: 10am-1pm www.museum.ie
e: bookings@museum.ie
Phone: +353 (0) 1 648 6453
The National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin
Safer Internet Day 2017
Safer Internet Day 2017
Safer Internet Day is an EU wide initiative to promote a safer internet for all users, especially young people. The Theme this year is 'Be the change: Unite for a better internet'. Show your support in school, in your youth group or at home by helping make the internet better. Get some ideas on how to get involved here.
Start: 07/02/2017 Times: All Day saferinternetday.ie
e: internetsafety@pdst.ie
Phone: saferinternetday.ie
Across Ireland Dublin
Engineers Week 2017
Engineers Week 2017
Engineers Week is a week long programme of nationwide events with the aim of celebrating the world of engineering. Engineers Week 2016 was a great success. Visit the website to find out more about the free interactive events taking place in your county for Engineers Week 2017.
Start: 04/03/2017 End: 10/03/2017 www.engineersweek.ie
e: steps@engineersireland.ie
Phone: 01 665 1340
Tech Week 2017
Tech Week 2017
Tech Week is Ireland's nationwide festival of technology, aimed at students, parents and the public. Tech Week provides hands-on opportunities to learn about how computing and technology are shaping every area of life including Education, Health, the Environment, and more. Objective #1 is to inspire students to engage with STEM subjects, and equip them with the knowledge and experience necessary to make informed choices about their future subject and career choices. Objective #2 is to educate all citizens – of every age and background – about the challenges and rewards of our fast-changing technological society.
Start: 23/04/2017 End: 09/04/2017 techweek.ie/
e: info@techweek.ie
Phone: 01 23 777 23