A unique model, Engineers Week is a success each year due to the enthusiasm of Event Organisers in the community raising the profile of Engineering through hundreds of events Nationwide. Engineers Week is coordinated on a by Engineers Ireland’s STEPS programme -funded under Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover programme Call.
March 2- 8. Organise an event, and help showcase Engineering as a dynamic Industry
The aims of the week include:
1. Encourage young people, their teachers and parents to explore the fun world of engineering.
2. Generate interest and enthusiasm for engineering in their everyday lives.
3. Inspire young people to explore engineering career paths.
4. Highlight the diverse opportunities engineering offers.
Who should get involved?
Everyone! Engineers, organisations, colleges, libraries, families, teachers, STEM professionals, science communicators, and local authorities. Become a role model, highlight your engineering achievements, deliver hands-on engineering activities and demonstrate the role of engineering in your local community.
Anyone can organise an event or activity and the Engineers Ireland STEPS team will empower and support you with your planning.
Who coordinates the week?
The Engineers Ireland’s STEPS team coordinates Engineers Week.
STEPS is supported by the Department of Education and Skills, and a number of major engineering employers.