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Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions

Video T4 -Video Files

T4 & Technology
Technology Projects - Jun Cert
Applied Control & Robotics
Video Other - Video Files
Crest Awards
Crest Launch - Feb 2011
1st Lego League - Galway 2011
U-Design-It Competition
T4 & Technology
Robot - Line Follower
Robot - Calibration
Robot - Setting a Boundary
Robot - Line Follower Problem


Safety and Health in the Technology Classroom for Teachers 
A free Internet course of 2 - 3hrs duration has been built specifically as an aid to teachers of the technology subjects to help them in their understanding of safety, health and welfare, particularly within the technology classroom. This resource was initiated by the Health and Safety Authority and was supported by T4. The on-line course was developed by Alison and is available at  A class group can be set up to monitor student learning using an Alison Manager virtual classroom.  A record of learning can also be obtained on completion of the course.

Other Safety and Health courses available include:
..........Managing Safety and Health in Schools
..........Safety and Health for Teachers of Science Subjects
..........Get Safe - Work Safe: Workplace Safety and Health for Senior Cycle students
For more information on health and safety initiatives for the Education sector please visit the HSA website at

Health and Safety resources for the technology classroom

A range of Health and Safety resources designed specifically for the technology subjects have been developed by T4 and distributed to schools  These resources should assist teachers of technology subjects, Materials Technology Wood/Construction Studies, Metalwork/Engineering, Technology and Technical Graphics/Design and Communication Graphics in ensuring that students are exposed to the key concepts and terminology underpinning a contemporary understanding of health and safety.

Safety Concepts
Safety Concepts for Technology Subjects (Powerpoint)
Safety Concepts Teacher Booklet (pdf)
Safety Concepts Student Booklet (pdf)

Safety Signage
Safety Signage Teacher Booklet (pdf)
Safety Signs (pdf)
Safety Sign Planner (pdf)

Safety Posters
Safety Posters (pdf)

Other Resources

Queries can be sent to

Additional Sets
A limited number of additional sets of Workshop Health & Safety posters are available to schools from the Galway Education Centre at a cost of €12 per set including p&p.
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Events Calendar
News Archive


Limerick Institute of Technology hosts 2 day event on the FESTO Meclab Stacking
Station for Engineering Technology and Technology students.


New JC & LC Technology Books

Golden Key Publishers, who published “Technology for Leaving Certificate” in 2015 have informed us that “Technology for Junior Certificate” by Paul Enright will be available in August 2016 .


RTE Insider Robots 2015

The 2015 EA Robot Games Tournament as featured on the RTE Science show 'Insiders'.


ICT for teaching & Learning

Example of a flipped learning approach in a Tech Graphics class.


DCG Resource

A PowerPoint presentation with animations "Descriptive Geometry of Lines & Planes". This resource was developed for T4.


EA Robot Games 2016

Friday the 20th May 2016 in Dublin Castle. This year event should be even better than ever with support and sponsorship from EA Games


New Technology Book

Golden Key Educational Publishing have informed us that the new book "Technology for Leaving Certificate" by Gráinne Enright is now available.


Student Assignment Book
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This booklet offers guidance to both teachers and students on possible approaches to successfully completing the DCG Student Assignment


Engineering Projects Book

These booklets offer guidance to both teachers & students on possible approaches to successfully completing the Engineering - Technology Project: Manufacture/Design.


Photo's of DCG Rooms

Sample layout of desk design & DCG room layout from various schools.


Technology Room

See a panoramic view of the Technology Room in Scoil Na Trionoide Naofa, Doon, Co. Limerick


Teacher Registration

Would you like us to contact you when new courses or resources become available?  If yes, then select the registration option under the Teacher menu.


Winning Video

Click the link below to view the winning entry in the Film Makers section of the 2014 Irish Junior Mini Sumo Robot Tournament organised by Robotics Ireland in conjunction with Science Foundation Ireland and PDST.

The video was made by Cian Ruane and Shane Mc Cormick, both 5th Yr. students in St. Gerald's College, Castlebar.


Sample Project

Sample1st Year Technology workshop project. The format and layout is based on the style of the PDST Activity Sheets. This resource is provided by Shane Comisky, Adamstown Community School.