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.
The NCCA have published the Draft Specification for the Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science new syllabus. In line with this, the NCCA has also begun a consultation process inviting anyone with an interest in Agricultural Science to provide feedback on the draft specifications. IASTA would like to encourage all their members to read the draft specifications […]
IASTA are currently undertaking a survey of members on the practical assessment component of Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science, specifically with the view to making any necessary changes or alterations on the introduction of the new syllabus. While ultimately it will be the State Examinations Commission that will decide on the nature of the practical component, […]
Unfortunately, IASTA have taken the decision to defer the IASTA Regional Table Quizzes scheduled for this coming Thursday, November 19th 2015. IASTA now plan to hold the one ‘All Ireland Quiz’ at a central venue early in 2016. A lower than expected number of entries per centre was the deciding factor for us to cancel the […]