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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
National Science Week 2016
National Science Week 2016
The 21st annual National Science Week, involving more than 800 events and 250,000 participants, will take place from 13th to 20th November this year. More information to be announced on the website below.
Start: 13/11/2016 End: 20/11/2016 www.science.ie
e:  scienceweek@sfi.ie
Phone: + 353 (01) 607 3008
GeoWeek
Geography Awareness Week will take place this year from 13th to 19th of November with events taking place nationwide and a National Competition
Start: 13/11/2016 End: 19/11/2016 www.geographicalsocietyireland.ie/geoweek-2016.html
e: info@geographicalsocietyireland.ie
All Ireland Carlow
Cork Science Festival School
Cork Science Festival School
Cork Science Festival offer an exciting fun filled range of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (S.T.E.M.) workshops, shows and activities to primary and post primary schools. For more information on events and booking requirements please check out our website.
Start: 14/11/2016 End: 18/11/2016 Admission: Free but booking is required www.corksciencefestival.ie
e: corksciencefestival@gmail.com
Cork
The Galway Girl Hackathon
The Galway Girl Hackathon
Female teens work together in developing apps. Mentoring will be provided to assist students throughout the day. No prior knowledge required.
Start: 22/11/2016 Times: 10am-3pm Admission: Female secondary school students (13-18 years) www.insight-centre.org
e: brendan.smith@insight-centre.org
Phone: 0872935106
Various locations Waterford
BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2017
BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2017
The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition takes place from 11th to 14th January 2017, at the RDS in Dublin. For event updates or for more information on how to enter competition, visit the site below.
Start: 11/01/2017 End: 14/01/2017 www.btyoungscientist.com
e: youngscientist@bt.com
Phone: (ROI): 1800 924 362 (NI): 0800 917 1297
RDS 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