Category: Education

Louth Leader Partnerships Workshops – Solutions to Plastic Problems

Event Description:
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Join these FREE interactive workshops in Co. Louth with Louth Leader Partnership to explore the problems caused by plastics and the impacts of plastic waste!

Examine how we can sustainably manage our plastic waste, plastic reuse and plastic recycling!

The workshops includes lots of engaging activities to demonstrate how individuals can take action and make changes in their lives, and encourage groups to undertake initiatives and action projects in their community. The workshop is aimed at adults of all ages: individuals, members of community groups, business owners, and educators and intends to raise awareness within local communities of issues with plastic waste and litter, to encourage engagement with sustainable plastic waste management and to promote changing behaviours and community action projects on recycling plastic waste.


In-person workshops

October 3rd, 19:00 – 21:30, Drumshallon Forge Heritage Centre

October 4th, 19:00 – 21:30, Cooley Parochial Hall, Dundalk

October 5th, 19:00 – 21:30, Mattock Rangers GAA Club, Collon

October 6th, 19:00 – 21:30, Louth Leader Partnership, Ardee

October 10th, 19:00 – 21:30, Louth Leader Partnership, Dundalk

October 11th, 19:00 – 21:30, Lannleire Pavillion, Dunleer

October 12th, 19:00 – 21:30, Blackrock Community Centre, Louth




Online workshops

October 18th, 19:00 – 21:30

October 20th, 19:00 – 21:30


Event Date and Time:
October 3rd - 19th 2022, 19:00 - 21:30

Event Location:
9 in-person events all across Louth, 2 online events on Zoom

Event Price: FREE

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Free Sustainable Maths Teacher CPD Workshop

Event Description:
Sustainable Maths Teacher CPD workshop explores the key challenges for teachers in teaching Maths for additional/special needs students, and how sustainability can be incorporated into the Maths curriculum. The workshop includes hands-on activities for teachers to make sustainable Maths resources using simple materials and investigate the resources.

This workshop is suitable for primary teachers and SNA’s working with children with additional/special needs. It is a part of the Rediscovery Centre’s STEM & Sustainability project, kindly funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to learn more about this project, click here: https://www.rediscoverycentre.ie/education/stem-sustainability

The event will be held indoors and will fully comply with the Public health measures in place by the Government to the date.

All attendees must complete the online pre-workshop evaluation in advance: https://kwiksurveys.com/s/oG0M0J9k. This evaluation form is part of the STEM & Sustainability project to assess its impact.

Event Date and Time:
Wednesday, 2nd of November 2022 from 11:00 until 12:30

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: FREE

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Free Sustainable Fashion Teacher CPD Workshop

Event Description:
Sustainable Fashion Teacher CPD workshop explores the impacts of the fashion industry, the concept of sustainability, and the principles of sustainable and circular fashion and examines how STEM can provide solutions for the future of the fashion industry and consumer choice. This workshop links with a range of subjects including Science, Home Economics, ESS and Geography.

This workshop is suitable for secondary and post-primary teachers in Science, Home Economics and Art and Geography. It is a part of the Rediscovery Centre’s STEM & Sustainability project, kindly funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to learn more about this project, click here: https://www.rediscoverycentre.ie/education/stem-sustainability

The event will be held indoors and will fully comply with the Public health measures in place by the Government to the date.

All attendees must complete the online pre-workshop evaluation in advance https://kwiksurveys.com/s/oG0M0J9k. This evaluation form is part of the STEM & Sustainability project to assess its impact.

Event Date and Time:
Wednesday, 2nd of November 2022 from 14:00 until 15:30

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, D09 HK58 Ballymun

Event Price: FREE

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