About ESERO Ireland

ESERO Ireland promoting space as a resource for teachers

European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) Ireland promotes space as a theme to inspire and engage young people in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). Space is fascinating to people of all ages, it is all around us and inspires us in many different ways. Space is the ultimate cross-curricular theme cutting across history, geography, science, maths, literature,even religious education! ESERO Ireland makes space themed resources accessible to teachers as a tool to engage their pupils.

ESERO is an education project of the European Space Agency (ESA), co-funded by ESA and by national partners active in the fields of education and space. In Ireland, the national partner is Science Foundation Ireland.

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Video of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin Walking on the Moon

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The latest updates from the Teacher Support area

Teaching Science through inquiry with DPSM & SEAI
Monday 2nd to Friday 6th July 2018

Discover Primary Science & Maths and SEAI are offering places for teachers on a 5 day professional development course in 4 venues throughout Ireland: Dublin (Airfield Dundrum & Rediscovery Centre Ballymun), Tralee IT and NUI Galway from 2nd to 6th July 2017. Includes 1 day tour/visit of Airfield, Rediscovery Centre, Brigit’s Garden and Blennerville Windmill/Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre.

The course explores teaching approaches that develop numeracy skills in an integrated way across the curriculum, specifically through Science and Geography with a focus on inquiry based learning.

Junior Rocket Scientists: Space Science as a Cross-Curricular Theme
Monday 2nd - Friday 6th July, 2018

The European Space Education Office (ESERO) Ireland, and Discover Primary Science & Maths

The objective of the course is to assist participants in using teaching approaches that develop numeracy skills in an integrated way across the curriculum for junior classes.This course will use space as a cross-curricular theme and develop skills in many curricular areas. The course will have an emphasis on inquiry based learning and provide opportunities to apply skills and knowledge to real life situations. School Self Evaluation aims will be covered with an emphasis on evaluating and developing Science Skills

Suitable for Teachers of Junior Level to 2nd class.

ESA Summer and Autumn Teacher Workshops
10 to 13 July 2018 & 4 to 7 October 2018

ESA is organising its 9th Summer Teacher Workshop from 10 to 13 July 2018, as well as its 4th Autumn Teacher Workshop from 4 to 7 October 2018. Both workshops will take place in the Netherlands and are dedicated to European primary and secondary school teachers.

The latest news from ESERO & ESA

Fly Your Satellite! teams near end of Critical Design Review

June 18, 2018

ESA’s Fly Your Satellite! programme gives the next generation of scientists and engineers the chance to build CubeSats – nanosatellites that can fit in your hand but are fully operational – and send them into space. 

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