UK AND INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED PRIVATE POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION SPECIALISING IN BUSINESS AND STEMM
NEWS & EVENTS
October 2020 - December 2022
EUROPEAN GRANT FUNDING SUCCESS FOR STEM
We are delighted that we have secured over 900,000 Euros from Erasmus+ funding and were able to employ three new staff from our city for the following posts:
Local schools and students will benefit from:
Free educational resources, innovative pedagogies and methods for teaching and assessing STEM in the classroom,
new educational technologies such as a STEM careers augmented reality app and a nutrition related minecraft like mobile game,
Research carried out by AISR into the current and future STEM professions and careers available to our local students
Virtual STEM mentoring scheme to be able to connect with STEM professionals locally, nationally and internationally in order to learn about the mentors' profession, day to day activities, responsibilities, qualifications and/or experience required.
Summer school offers a fantastic opportunity for students to spend their summer break at the stunning city of Derry-Londonderry, to improve their English and to advance their personal development in their chosen subject: coding, entrepreneurship or medicine. Click here to book your spot.
September 28, 2018
WORLD'S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING
AISR is proud to take part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Thank you for all who donated and tasted our homemade delicious cakes and treats! We raised £500.
February 17, 2018
SCIENCE FESTIVAL NI
AISR in partnership with STEM Aware and Ulster University carried out the CSI Connected Classroom project as part of the Science Festival Northern Ireland. The focus of our project was to involve students in an international science investigation, where they had to carry out a series of experiments such as code breaking, fingerprint analysis and further scientific analysis. AISR's CEO, Dr Terry McIvor was mentoring the Indian students at HHSIB-SHSS Edneer school in India and Roisin Crawford and Maria McGilloway were mentoring the students at St. Mary's School in Derry-Londonderry in order to eliminate suspicious characters and investigate the crime. Read more about the event here.
July - September, 2020
CHANGING THE EDUCATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE WITHIN AFRICA
We are very excited with the level of the preparedness of various Colleges of Health Sciences and Technology across Nigeria, to deliver our Level 5 UK standard Medical Partway (MediPath) in Medical Sciences and Allied Medical Science programme, a programme that will enable aspiring University admission seekers to be admitted into 200 Level in any Nigerian Universities, to study Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Allied Medical Profession courses. Read more about AISR's strategy for the transformation of both education and education technology capacity in Africa.
February - September, 2019
Our Cultural Visits are completely bespoke and can include just excursions or a combination of English lessons with qualified teachers and/or STEM workshops/vocational or craft workshops (if required) and excursions to famous landmarks. We can create the programme that suits your school's and students' requirements! Click here to read more about these programmes.
March 25, 2018
APPLIED MATHEMATICAL HUB
The Academy opened its Applied Mathematics Hub! We are holding workshops for local schools to develop mathematical thinking and problem solving skills. We are reaching out to to schools in order to run workshops and making mathematics fun through 3D printing, the use of izak9 cubes and interactive projects. We will be partnering with local universities to measure the impact of how AISR's Application of Mathematics Hub programme has on the mathematical skills improvement in our schools. Click here to find out more about the range of workshops we offer.
January 22-25, 2018
AISR exhibited its educational technology solutions at the British Education Training and Technology (BETT London Excel) Show in January 2018. It has been a great show, buzzing atmosphere, powerful conversations into what the future of the education holds. AISR showcased its virtual reality (VR) laboratory, educational augmented reality (AR) posters and its STEM mobile game. We believe in creating a better future by transforming education. Read more about our solutions here.
February- March, 2019
Bespoke hands-on STEM TEACHER TRAINING to further enhance the digital competences of your students and develop their employability skills by enhancing their team work, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Click here to reserve your spot for our upcoming training.
Bespoke CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) Teacher training is also available, get in touch to find out more.
February 18-22, 2019
SCIENCE FESTIVAL NI
Fun and hands-on STEM activities for primary school and lower secondary school kids. The kids absolutely loved our coding and candy chromatography workshops!
March 5, 2018
"Congratulations Dr. Terry A.J. McIvor and Zita Bertha for a fantastic launch of Ireland's first privately owned STEM school based in Clarendon Street, Derry/Londonderry. The Academy for International Science and Research was officially opened for business today by Dr. Stephen Farry who spoke about the importance of STEM for the economy. He also praised AISR's ambitions in exporting its high quality educational programmes and services to under served international markets." Click here to view the article.