Primary Thematic Units: STEM

Supporting the statutory requirements for the Areas of Learning of the NI Curriculum at Key Stage 2. Read more...

Norn Iron's Ordinary Heroes

A comic celebrating people who have achieved extrordinary success in the areas of STEM. Read more...

STEM in Minecraft

Pupils develop empathy for how people lived in Viking times by overcoming a number of problems encountered through everyday Viking life, in Minecraft! Read more...


Case Studies

Promoting STEM through the NI Curriculum

Making Learning Connections

STEM Innovation

CCEA adopted innovation as a tool that could be used by schools to bring about lasting change in terms of adding value to their STEM provision. Schools were given the opportunity to gain an insight into and discuss innovation in STEM education. Read more...

Assessing UICT through STEM Futures

This case study shows a good example of how careful selection of curriculum material leads to work which satisfies several statutory requirements at once. Read more...

STEM Heroes

Schools across Northern Ireland had the opportunity to celebrate and share STEM Heroes in their local community. This booklet gives a summary of some of the exciting work that was carried out by pupils in both Primary and Post-Primary schools. Read more...


Futures - Technology & Design


Technology and Engineering have been identified as key areas that have the biggest role to play in terms of growing our economy. As a result, Technology and Design in the curriculum has a pivotal role in supporting young people as they prepare for careers in these key areas and, as such, has much to offer in terms of contributing to the recommendations of the STEM Review.


Teacher Resources

'A Way to Display'STEM Futures Technology and Design Resource

Pneu and ImprovedSTEM Futures Technology and Design Resource

'Next Stop Safety'STEM Futures Technology and Design Resource

Straight to the Heart of itSTEM Futures Technology and Design Resource

Medi-Alert!STEM Futures Technology and Design Resource