Welcome to the website of the Irish Agricultural Science Teachers’ Association (IASTA). IASTA aims to serve the teachers of Agricultural Science in Ireland by providing resources for teachers, organising events and providing up to date news about Irish farming to teachers.
On Thursday 7th April IASTA held the National final of its Senior Ag Science quiz in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel. At the end of a very well attended event, Kilkenny College and Scariff Community College were tied on 55 points each. After a tense sudden death tie breaker question Kilkenny College emerged as the winners […]
A special thanks to Honorary President of IASTA 2016 Maura Lavery, for her very inspiring words of wisdom to all of us in IASTA at the Annual Dinner, in The Abbey Hotel in Roscommon on Friday night last. Saturday turned out to be a Marathon session from 9:00 am until 5:15. It was some voluntary […]
During the recent Ag Venture conference discussion on the new draft specifications for Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science, the hot topic of the assessment and monitoring of the practical portfolio arose again and again. IASTA have decided to get the opinion of its members on this via this very short survey. It should take no longer […]