Search

02 Oct 2022

Six Leitrim primary schools recognised for their work in science, technology, engineering and maths

Six Leitrim primary schools recognised for their work in science, technology, engineering and maths

Six primary schools across Co Leitrim are to receive awards recognising their work in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) over the 2016/17 school year.

Tánaiste and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD, named the schools to receive the Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Award. The programme aims to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) among primary school students and teachers.

The recipient schools from Leitrim are:

·         Drumlease National School

·         Drumeela National School

·         Ballaghameehan National School

·         Scoil Mhuire, Carrick-on-Shannon

·         Scoil Náisiúnta Mhic Dhiarmada

·         Masterson National School

The awards recognise the achievements of children and teachers in the application of STEM in their classrooms. To qualify, schools are required to keep a log of STEM activities that they have undertaken throughout the academic year and which involved the whole school. Schools are awarded credit for visiting Discover Science Centres, carrying out their own experiments, using digital technology and maths, going on STEM-related field trips, hosting visits from scientists and engineers, and holding a science open day in the school.

To continue reading this article,
please subscribe and support local journalism!


Subscribing will allow you access to all of our premium content and archived articles.

Subscribe

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.