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Information for teachers

STEPS Project Book
The competition will be judged on the Project Book only. Please do not send extra pages or photographs. If you have any issues, please call STEPS on 01 6651340 or email

The STEPS Young Engineers Award webinar series for students


Watch all episodes in the webinar series here. Each webinar corresponds to a step in the STEPS Project Book: Brainstorming Ideas, How to Design, Engineers Drawing, Engineers Report, Presentation Skills for students. The STEPS Young Engineer’s Award Online Ceremonies are here too. 



Presentation Skills for Students with RTE’s Mark the Science Guy

Mark the Science Guy

Mark the Science Guy gives his tips to student’s on how to excel in their project presentations.




STEPS Young Engineers Award – previous winners and finalists

Watch previous STEPS Young Engineers Award Ceremonies, showcasing the winning and finalist projects, to get some inspiration or to see what components make a winning project.

Engage your students
Múinteoir Valerie’s Resources
Introduce your class to the STEPS Young Engineers Award! Click on the purple tiles below to download your free resources and get started.
Teacher lesson plan
Follow the STEPS Engineers Award four step lesson plan to meet your learning and objectives.
STEPS Young Engineers Award Marking Scheme
Follow the marking scheme for STEPS Young Engineers Award.
School Code of Good Practice
All schools participating in the STEPS Young Engineers Award competition are urged to adhere to our School Code of Good Practice
Teacher Instructions
We are delighted you have registered for the STEPS Young Engineers Award. The STEPS Young Engineers Award is a competition for 3rd and 4th class that introduces engineering. Students brainstorm an engineering project, make a prototype and meet engineering role models

Teacher’s Getting Started Mini Series

Our Teacher’s Getting Started Mini-series is a great place to start for new and returning teachers. It features 6 short 6 minute videos on 6 topics relevant to you!


Contact the STEPS team
Call the STEPS team on (01) 665 1340 or send us an email via the below