October 21, 2017

The NCCA has opened consultation on the background paper and brief for the review of Junior Cycle Technology Subjects. We encourage all our members to actively engage in this consultation process to provide insight from the ground up to help shape the development of th...

April 4, 2017

The NCCA is looking for two people to work as members on each of the Curriculium Development Groups. Beginning in May of 2017 this new Group will play a key role in developing a new specification for Junior Cycle Technology subjects. These subjects are Metalwork, Techn...

April 4, 2017

The NCCA has advertised for the position of Education Officer for the Technology Subjects. Details via: http://www.ncca.ie/en/Vacancies/

February 22, 2016


Area 2 & 3 branches, along with members of the National Executive of the ETTA recently received a tour of the Liebherr manufacturing plant in Fossa, Killarney, Co Kerry. They were educated on all the processes involved in manufacturing a port crane from start to finis...

February 15, 2016

The 2016 series of National Workshops for teachers of the Technology (T4) Subjects will take place in 5 venues over a 10 day period from the 2nd to the 12th March 2016. Three of the workshops will take place during school time, with two further workshops taking place o...

February 11, 2016

We have 2 events coming up in Area 2 over the next couple of weeks.

*Visit to Liebherr Plant, Killarney, Kerry.*
Date: Friday 19 February 2016
Liebherr Cranes have operated in Fossa since 1958, when Hans Liebherr
founded their first manufacturing plant outside of Germ...

February 4, 2016


This interactive session introduces teachers to how Robotics may be integrated into Engineering, DCG or Technology classes. There is a particular focus on the technology that controls these robots - Genie Control Boards. The Genie E18 is a powerful, but cost-effective...

January 11, 2016

Area 2 ETTA, in conjunction with LIT, will be hosting two Colmac Robotics
Workshops on Tuesday 19 January and Tuesday 26 January in LIT. The second
workshop is a follow on from the first workshop, so attendance at both is

Workshop details:
Colmac Robotics...

November 15, 2015


AREA 2 NEWS: We have been asked by Area 2 to post the link of this survey here. Its in relation to a workshop being held at a date to be confirmed, regarding CNC Machining in the School Workshop. A fantastic idea by Area 2. If you are interested in attending a worksho...

October 20, 2015

 Last week the PDST asked us to highlight their CPD for Solidworks 2015. This CPD is for all T4 subject teachers who use SolidWorks or intend to use it in their teaching over the course of the year. The 1st phase is an online course available by clicking on...

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