Each year NPCpp (National Parents Council post primary) organises a Spring Conference on topics that are of interest amongst parents of Secondary Schools students.
The NPCpp 2018 Spring Conference will take place at Trinity College on 21st April from 10am to 1pm. The conference is free to the public and aims at equipping parents with the knowledge to assist students on choosing a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM)
Speakers at the conference are listed below..
Theresa Heffernan, Science Coordinator for the School of Education TCD will address best teaching of science subjects in schools
Karen Murtagh, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Unit for the Department of Education and Skills
Peter Jackson, Chemistry and Biology Secondary School Teacher, Author will focus on informing parents as to how they can ensure their students achieve success in STEM subjects in LC
Emily Neenan, Seismologist in Education and Outreach for TCD School of Education will discuss how she was inspired on her pathway in becoming a Scientist
Registration for the event is available at the following link – https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/npcpp-host-stem-in-post-primary-a-pathway-to-success-at-tcd-tickets-43932629678?aff=es2