Celebrating national STEM success

Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) is thrilled to congratulate Mrs Michelle Walsh, from Edwards Primary School Castlederg, on her success at the ENTHUSE celebration awards in London.

Mrs Walsh was joint winner of the national award for Excellence in STEM Primary School teaching.

Having won the Northern Ireland ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM Primary teaching, Mrs Walsh, was invited to the prestigious event which took place at the House of Commons on 20 July.

After winning the Northern Ireland award at Stormont, Michelle Walsh said

It was a huge honour and privilege to receive the Enthuse award for STEM in a primary school in Northern Ireland and celebrate the success of the highly affective STEM teaching which the team deliver to the pupils at Edwards Primary School.

I look forward with enthusiasm to representing Northern Ireland at the national awards ceremony in London.”

Ms Libby Robinson, Principal of Edwards Primary School was delighted at the recognition of Michelle Walsh

Mrs Walsh is a dynamic and innovative member of the teaching profession.

She encourages dedication and thoughtfulness in all members of the school community, to fulfil their potential as creative and reflective lifelong learners in STEM and beyond.

The Enthuse Celebration Awards celebrate and recognise the dedication of teachers and technicians in the development of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). They are awarded annually by the National STEM centre.

Michelle Walsh receives national STEM award.
Michelle Walsh receives national STEM award. Photo credit STEM Learning