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A blended learning for out-of-field mathematics teaching

A blended learning for out-of-field mathematics teaching

EPI•STEM Annual Report 2019-2020

EPISTEM annual report 2019-2020

Research Report

An Investigation of the Impact of an Industry-focused gender intervention on the self-perceptions and career aspirations of female undergraduate students in the STEM disciplines Click here to view

EPI•STEM’s Spring 2020 Newsletter

EPI•STEM Newsletter Spring 2020

Gender Balance Project

EPISTEM has been contracted by the Department of Education & Skills to review Literature to Identify a Set of Effective Interventions for Addressing Gender Balance in STEM in Primary and Post Primary Education Settings. The Research Team led by Professor Merrilyn Goos includes Dr Veronica Ryan; Prof John O’Donoghue; Dr Ciara Lane; Dr Keelin Leahy; Dr Gráinne Walshe; Tracey O’Connell Continue Reading

Building teacher knowledge for quality mathematics education in Ireland

Who we are EPI*STEM, the national centre for STEM Education based at the University of Limerick (UL)   What we did Improving mathematics proficiency among Irish school children has long been a topic of national debate. The research team at EPI*STEM, the national centre for STEM Education based at the University of Limerick play a key role in highlighting the Continue Reading

ZDM Journal

HEA funding a research impact case study of the PDMT

EPI*STEM has achieved national recognition for research impact arising from our delivery of the Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teachers (PDMT). The Higher Education Authority has announced the award of €350,000 in performance funding to EPI*STEM, based on a review of Research Impact Assessment Case Studies submitted by all higher education institutions in Ireland. UL submitted two case studies, with Continue Reading

Shortlisted for the National Heritage Awards 2019

Eleven projects shortlisted for the National Heritage Awards 2019 | National Heritage Week 15-23 August 2020 Olivia Fitzmaurice and Aoife Guerin created a maths trail for the Ennis Friary, which has been shortlisted for a National Heritage award. See https://www.heritageweek.ie/news/eleven-projects-shortlisted-for-the-national-heritage-awards-2019 for further details. Maths trail/tour of Ennis Friary’ at Ennis Friary, Co. Clare. The tour for families explored Ennis Friary through the Continue Reading

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

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