Computing as Part of the School Curriculum or an Extra-Curricular Activity? (Part 2 of 3)

by Michael Tighe

Posted on 7th September 2018 at 4:31 pm

Curriculum overload is an issue in Ireland. Our education system is pressured to integrate numerous subjects in already tight schedules and our teachers have to rapidly adapt to the changing needs.   The course also outlines considerations for planning an ICT-enhanced lesson. Helps teachers to understand safety, security and well-being considerations when using ICT in […]

Do we all need to learn code now? (Part 1 of 3)

by Michael Tighe

Posted on at 4:28 pm

If I were to ask you do Irish students really need to learn Geography or even Mathematics at school any more you might be shocked. How could you even ask, you might say. But what do we really remember from those subjects?   How many of us are using the critical elements of probability calculations […]

Tech Week – Save the Date

by Linda Keane

Posted on at 3:07 pm

PROGRAMMING OUR FUTURE 11 – 17 MAY 2019 Tech Week is one of the national STEM festivals in Ireland which celebrates new technology and envisages the power of digitisation to transform lives as the motivation for engaging with, learning to leverage and control innovation. A nationwide festival of technology, Tech Week is a brand for a wide range of activities, […]

Scratch Save the Date

by Linda Keane

Posted on at 2:21 pm

Look out for the upcoming launch of the 2019 National Scratch Competition during EU Code Week (6th – 21st October 2018). This national coding competition is brought to you by the ICS Foundation and supported by Lero – the Irish Software Research Centre.  The Scratch Competition promotes computing and software development at both primary and […]

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