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EPI•STEM SCIENCE EdNeT Science Educator Research Seminar Series – Along the West Coast

EPI•STEM SCIENCE EdNeT, Science Education Reading Group – Along The West Coast

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Do pre-service teachers have the necessary numeracy capabilities to support their students’ numeracy development?


Seminar Series – Designing Professional Development for Post-Primary Mathematics and Science Teachers: 26th March 2021

 Two Different Approaches Stemming from an Out-of-Field Experience - Seminar Series  

PDMT Graduation 2020

“Congratulations to our 108 teachers from the Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teaching who were conferred today at the University of Limerick. The PDMT, which is jointly accredited by the University of Limerick and NUI Galway, funded by the Department of Education and Skills and led by EPI*STEM, has now graduated over 1000 teachers since 2012. This is a fantastic Continue Reading

Book Launch Mathematical Modelling for Teachers: A practical guide to applicable mathematics education

On October 24th 2019 the book Mathematical Modelling for Teachers: A practical guide to applicable mathematics education was launched in EPI STEM. This book was co-authored by Prof Juergen Maasz, Dr Niamh O’Meara, Dr Patrick Johnson and Prof John O’Donoghue and is a practical textbook that can be used by both pre-service and in-service mathematics teachers. The book speaks directly Continue Reading

WiSTEM²D Awards Ceremony 2019/2020

On November 7th 2019, the University of Limerick and Johnson and Johnson collaboration known as the WiSTEM²D Programme was brought together once again at Plassey House. The 10 Individual Award Winners and 3 runners up were presented with their awards. The ‘Women in Science Technology Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design (WiSTEM2D) awards ceremony at the University of Limerick was a Continue Reading

Visitors from the Centre for Educational Research at Western Sydney University

In September 2019 Colleagues from the Centre for Educational Research at Western Sydney University visited EPI•STEM, the National Centre for STEM Education. WSU colleagues, expertise spans mathematics and science education, educational technology, educational psychology ,social psychology, sociology of education, teacher professional development, health education, and higher education. During their visit the following series of seminars was presented: Discontinuity across the Continue Reading

WiSTEM²D Program Launch 2019/2020

WiSTEM²D 2019/2020 Program Launches! The Women in STEM2D Awards Program officially launched on 15th September 2019. This year, the program is using a promotion video as a method of attracting applicants. Please find the video at the following link: https://vimeo.com/360528145                                 Along with the video, Continue Reading


Limerick and Clare schools selected for “Numeracy Across the Curriculum” pilot programme University of Limerick, Monday 20th May: EPISTEM, the National Centre for STEM Education based in the University of Limerick, today announced a new “Numeracy Across the Curriculum” (NAC) initiative. A year-long research and development project with the goal of developing strategies for teaching numeracy across the curriculum, the initiative will Continue Reading

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