The Inventor’s Workshop - Northern Ireland Teachers ONLY NN029 / A22

Start date
10 Mar 23
2 Days
Antrim Board Centre, Antrim Board Centre, 17 Lough Road, Antrim BT41 4DH View on Google Map


Teachers will be introduced to ideas for developing and enhancing their own Science and Technology subject knowledge within the World Around Us curriculum, and build confidence in supporting pupils to develop their learning through designing and building models.  The course will explore a range of inventions with particular reference to Northern Ireland inventors and will provide planners and resources for all of the activities as well as lots of ideas to take back for classroom use across the key stages. 

Who is it for?

KS2 teachers and WAU coordinators from Northern Ireland ONLY

How will you learn?

face to face (day 1), online (day 2)

How long is this course?

2 days

Who is the course leader?


Participants will:

  • be introduced to a line of progression in the Design and Technology process and follow a framework that allows for the stages of development through which children naturally pass when involved in designing and making models to support scientific learning
  • experience a range of activities designed to engage and excite pupils in science and wider STEM activities linked to the WAU curriculum
  • acquire a range of skills through hands on experience, designing and testing models and consider how these can be used back in the classroom.


1 The Inventor’s Workshop - day 110 March 202309:00-18:00Antrim Board Centre
3 The Inventor’s Workshop - day 230 March 202309:00-18:00Antrim Board Centre


Please note - if you work at a state funded school or college in Northern Ireland you will be eligible for the ENTHUSE subsidy upon full attendance on this course

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* Your school or college will receive the subsidy on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£200.00
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£200.00Subsidy available*£400.00

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

Outside the UK? Fee information

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The subsidy value may be higher for your school or college.

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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