About ESERO Ireland

ESERO Ireland promoting space as a resource for teachers

European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) Ireland promotes space as a context 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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Mechanical properties – Hooke’s law

Gives an explanation of Hooke’s law and how it is applied in mechanical engineering (more applicable for 3rd level).

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Upcoming workshops for Teachers

Engineers Week CPD for Primary School Teachers
February and March

This free, 2-hour course will show participants how to use inquiry based learning techniques to promote children’s learning and understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Participants will also explore activities that support the theme of Engineers Week. These have been developed from ESERO and Discovery Primary Science & Maths resources. 

This course is being offered with the support of Science Foundation Ireland and ESERO Ireland (European Space Education Resource Office). 

ESA Summer and Autumn Teacher Workshops 2019
9th-12th July & 3rd-6th October

Applications are now open for the ESA Summer and Autumn Teacher workshops 2019. The summer edition will take place from 9 to 12 July, and the autumn edition from 3 to 6 October. Both workshops take place in the Netherlands and are geared both toward primary and secondary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) teachers.

The deadline to apply for both workshops is Friday 1 March 09:00 CET. Visit the ESA website for more details.

ESERO Ireland offers a bursary of €100 to each Irish teacher who attends the ESA workshop.


Technology and Robotics Workshop in Belgium
7-9 January, 26-28 February and 26-28 March

Primary school teachers from ESA Member and Associate States are invited to apply to technology and robotics workshops to be delivered by the ESA Education Office at the e-Technology Lab in the ESA Education Training Centre, located in Belgium, in January, February and March 2019.


The latest news from ESERO & ESA

3, 2, 1…Lift-off for REXUS 26

March 19, 2019

The Esrange Space Centre’s PA system called out across the frozen Swedish forest, marking the start of a journey to the edge of space for four intrepid student experiments!

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