Clár TechSpace

Clár TechSpace is a STEAM and digital media programme for educators in Gaelscoileanna, Gaelcholáistí, Gaeltacht schools, and Irish-language youth clubs. 

 

 

Learning is Life

Create | Invent | Inspire

Clár TechSpace is a creative technology network for educators to train and upskill, and support each other through Digital Creativity and STEAM.

From initial training, to support sessions, and equipment support, our team will guide you in determining what is best for your organisation. After training educators can avail of further support from Kinia Network, our online platform where educators can share, be inspired, and get classroom supports with our lesson plans and step-by-step guides. 

Training and Equipment Funding

Clár TechSpace has proudly been supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media since its inception. Grants are available for training and equipment for any of our trainings below. 

STEAM

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From circuitry to soldering, our STEAM trainings will give you all of the skills you need to facilitate STEAM learning in your classroom or youth club. 

Digital Media

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Whether you want to create a documentary, a first music video, a podcast, or use a green screen, these trainings will give you all of the skills you need to get creative with technology! 

Computer Science

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Explore your first steps in coding, learn about different computer science concepts, how to create a game, or all about robotics. 

Testimonials

“Many thanks for the training especially for the training through the medium of Irish. It ‘s great that technology resources like Scratch, Skribot and Makey Makey are available in Irish. I both enjoyed and benefited from the course. I now have more confidence in coding with the students!”

– Teacher

“After doing this STEAM course, I now have more confidence in dealing with STEAM and I think I can set up a club.”

– Youth Club Leader

Who can do this training?

This programme is for educators in Gaelscoileanna, Gaelcholáistí, Gaeltacht schools, and Irish-language youth clubs. If you are not in one of these, but would like to do get support from us, please have a look at our other programmes here, or get in touch.

Kinia Clár TechSpace Events

Creative TechFest 2021

Creative Tech Fest is an annual celebration open to young people from ages 8 to 18. Any youth worker, Staff member, volunteers or teacher that has taken part in training with Camara Ireland are eligible to support young people take part with their youth group or class.

Tech Féile 2021

The largest national celebration for young people with Irish to celebrate their creative technology projects! Kicking off on 18th January, and culminating in a live virtual awards ceremony on the 25th March, this year’s format will see each school and club entering one group project instead of individual student projects.