Marine Institute

Explorers Education Programme are seeking Expressions of Interest in producing Primary School teaching materials

May 2, 2014

The Explorers Explorers LabelMarine Education Programme is looking for Expressions of Interest from those with experience in the primary education sector and an interest in the marine, to develop a range of marine themed primary school lesson plans and worksheets for subjects including: English, Geography, Visual Art, Mathematics, Music, Science, and P.E.

The Explorers Education Programme has been running for over eight years in Galway, Mayo, Dublin and Cork and has a number of educational materials available on www.explorers.ie.

“The Programme aims to raise awareness and interest in Ireland’s marine resources and environment and presents many of opportunities to teach subjects in primary school that relate to the marine environment, marine species, marine technology, and our oceans,” explained Noirin Burke, Explorers Education Officer.

If you are interested in producing Explorer educational materials during the months of June to October, please refer to the attached Explorers Expression of Interest document for further information.

Enquiries regarding this call for Expressions of Interest can be directed to the Explorers Education Officer, Dr. Noirin Burke on (085) 7540836 or noirin [at] nationalaquarium [dot] ie

Closing Date for Expressions of Interest is the 16th of May 2014; please return to the Explorers Education Officer at noirin [at] nationalaquarium [dot] ie

The Explorers Programme was established by the Marine Institute and Galway Atlantaquaria and is supported by the Galway Education Centre, Sea Life Bray, Blackrock Education Centre and the Lifetime Lab, Cork.

The production of the Explorer Lesson Plans will be funded by the SFI Discover Science Programme Projects Call: DPP/13/40

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