PDST Ag Science Courses Autumn 2014

The PDST are holding a number of events for Agricultural Science teachers over the coming months.  “Striving for Success in Ag Science – What Works” will take place in various Education Centres around the country from the 13th to the 21st of October 2014. The workshop will include: An overview of the Ag Science course and […]

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IASTA Science Week Competitions

IASTA are proud to announce details of two new exciting competitions for Agricultural Science pupils, both in Transition Year and Leaving Certificate. There are some great prizes to be won, including a full class trip to Airfield Farm & Gardens for the winner in each competition as well as individual vouchers for the winners. Here’s […]

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Visit the UCD Stand at the National Ploughing Championships

If your students have a career in agriculture in mind then why not visit the UCD stand at the National Ploughing Championships to speak to staff about third level programmes in the School of Agriculture and Food Science. The stand is centrally located on Block 2, Row 24, Stand 346. Staff from the UCD School […]

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IASTA YouTube Channel

IASTA are proud to announce our new YouTube Channel. Packed full of videos relevant to the Agricultural Science syllabus, the Channel should prove a useful resource for Ag Science teachers. Videos are arranged in playlists, categorised according to their relevance to the syllabus, and more videos are being added daily. Please feel free to share […]

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New Website

Our new website is here and it’s jam packed full of new features. Along with our new logo, IASTA wanted this website to signal a new direction for the organisation, producing an online space that is more practical, more useful and more resourceful for teachers of Agricultural Science. The new website has been designed and built […]

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Ag Science Study Guides 2014

The Farmers Journal Agricultural Science Study Guides are back again for 2014/15 and there are further improvements. Students who subscribe will receive: – 28 editions of the Irish Farmers Journal during the academic year – NEW! Agricultural Science A4 Revision Aid Book – Practical Assessment Handbook – Pastures New Agricultural Science textbook – Dictionary of […]

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Ag Science Exam Review

All members are invited to a review of this year’s Agricultural Science paper at Airfield House & Gardens next Friday (June 20th 2014) at 2pm. The paper will be scrutinised with a formal review to the Exam Commission produced. If you wish to attend could you please email the IASTA Chairperson, Iain Wallace, before next […]

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Airfield Farm & Gardens

The recently reopening Airfield Farm & Gardens in Dundrum, Dublin provides an excellent range of educational programmes for schools. Through active learning endeavours, the farm’s education team provide a wide range of courses, suitable for primary and secondary students, on agriculture, ecology, heritage, history, forrestry or CSPE. Airfield is a working farm in the heart […]

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IASTA Annual Conference 2014

This year’s IASTA Annual Conference takes place on Saturday April 5th 2014 at the Talbot Hotel in Carlow. There is a wide programme of lectures and workshops taking place, including discussions on the new assessments of practical coursework.  There will also be a visit to Oakpark Research Centre and a wide range of trade stands […]

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IASTA Agricultural Science Table Quiz 2014

Application forms are now available for the IASTA Agricultural Science Table Quiz 2014, which takes place on Wednesday March 26th. Full details and application forms are available HERE.

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