Construction Studies - Links to External Sites
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Building Blocks

Education & Construction Training Package. The package is sold to Schools & Colleges throughout Ireland & UK and Canada.

This website aims to provide knowledge and guidance for students of leaving certificate construction studies. 

Cygnum, Timber Framed Houses (Commercial Site)

Cygnum, supplier of sustainable, low energy homes. energy efficient, cost effective timber frame homes


Kildare County Council - Build Heritage

Kildare is a County that boasts a rich architectural heritage spanning many centuries. Through out the county there are many building types represented, some of which are unique to the county.

Irish Architecture

Current information on what is happening in Irish Architecture. Many useful links to explore.

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH)

The website of the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH). The NIAH is a section within the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The work of the NIAH involves identifying and recording the architectural heritage of Ireland, from 1700 to the present day


Website created to address the shortage of Passive Design Learning Resources for pupils and teachers of Construction Studies in the Irish second level system.


Professional Development Service for Teachers. The aim of PDST is to provide high quality professional development and support that empowers teachers and schools to provide the best possible education for all pupils /students.

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI)

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) is the Regulatory and Support body for Architects in Ireland. Support services are also provided for Architectural Technologists.

TechnoTeachers Association

The Technoteachers Association represents and supports teachers of :

  • Materials Technology Wood
  • Technical Graphics
  • Design & Communication Graphics
  • Construction Studies
  • Technology 
This page contain links to external websites' which are outside the control of t4. Although we make every effort to ensure links are accurate and relevant t4 cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers.  Links are provided as a resource for teachers of technology subjects and it is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked websites'.  Linkage to external websites' should not be taken to be an endorsement or a recommendation by t4 of any third party products or services offered by virtue of any information, material or content linked from or to this websites.  
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Updated Room Layouts

Updated Room Layouts for Post Primary Schools are currently available in both CAD and PDF format from the DES website.


T4 Workshops

Click on the calendar above for details of upcoming PDST workshops for the technology subjects. Click on the "Look for more" link to view events further in the future.


Construction Studies

New PDST publication available " Construction Studies - Exploring Teaching, Learning & Assessment"


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 .


ICT for teaching & Learning

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