Welcome to IASTA's new website.

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.


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IASTA Conference Report

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 […]

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Short Survey on Assessment of Practical Component

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 […]

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TCD Master of Education (M.Ed) in Science Education

TCD have announced details of a new Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Science Education. The programme, aimed at science educators at all levels, “aims to give students the academic and practical skills they need to develop a critical understanding of the role of science education, research and communication in society“. The programme has both taught and research […]

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