Category Archives: Update

  • CESI CS logo with green CESI owl with wifi signals

    Computer Science Week Events 2024

    Computer Science Week takes place from 20th – 27th April, the full programme of events, courtesy of Oide, is now available. Wednesday, 24th April, Come and Try It CS session at Dublin West EC For the more experienced there will be a couple of embroidery machines, microbits, picos, LEDs, motors, sensors and various other bits […]

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    Open Education Week 2024: CESI’s Open Education Open Café

    Join us for our special Open Education Week 2024 open café discussion featuring our special guests Dr Mags Amond (CESI), Dr Eamon Costello (Dublin City University), Dr Verena Roberts (Thompson Rivers University, Canada) and John Hegarty (Clongowes Wood College and CESI list moderator) Moderated by Kate Molloy (CESI Co-Chair) Speaker bios: Dr Mags Amond is […]

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    CESI Conference 2024 – Save the Date and Expression of Interest

    We are delighted to announce that our 2024 CESI Conference will take place on Saturday, 2nd March 2024 at ATU Galway City. We invite you to submit an idea for a long form workshop. We encourage active participation and engagement, creativity, and thoughtful planning. Please keep in mind that our conference is BYOD. Our expression […]

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    Announcing our next TeachMeet CESI

    We’re pleased to open registration for our next TeachMeet, which takes place online on Thursday, 16th November. You can register now to join the Zoom meeting. Please do consider presenting on the night. We are looking for nanopresentations (2 minutes) or micropresentations (5-7 minutes). Just tell us what your topic is! We will also stream […]

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    Leaving Certificate Computer Science Quiz 2023

    Congratulations to the 6th Year Computer Science students in Cabinteely CS for coming 1st last week in the LC CS CESI Quiz (teacher: Aoife O’Rourke). They won the €200 voucher kindly sponsored by The four finalists were: 5th Year CS Terenure College (teacher: Ollie Cosgrave), 5th Year CS Adamstown CC (teacher: Suzanne Linnane) and 5th […]

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    CESI LC CS 2022 Online Quiz

    Thanks to all the teachers and students who took part in this year’s online quiz. We hope you had some fun doing it and that some healthy competition emerged between classes!1st prize to 5th Year/Walton class in Tullow Community School with 45 points (Cleona McCann’s class)! You’ve won a €100 voucher from  2nd Prize to […]

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    Digital Schools of Europe Award

    The Digital Schools of Europe Award – formally known as the Digital Schools of Distinction award – has recently been conferred upon 13 primary and post-primary schools in Ireland.  These schools received Digital Schools of Europe status in recognition of the strides they made during the recent school lockdowns to ensure the continuous provision of […]

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    Elizabeth Oldham honoured by ESAI

    On Thursday 7th April, CESI executive member Elizabeth Oldham, was honoured by the Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) when she was presented with the 2022 ESAI Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding contribution to Irish education. Elizabeth has been a member of the ESAI for more than 40 years and was President of ESAI from […]

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    Role Models in pSTEM

    CESI is a project partner for the project Role Models in pSTEM. The ‘Role Models in pSTEM: You can be what you can see’ project was created to highlight positive role models for young women in the subjects of physics, mathematics, computer science and engineering.