What is the Badge of Excellence?
The Badge of Excellence is a continued pilot being run by Science Foundation Ireland that is a third level of achievement for the SFI Discover Science and Maths Award:
- Level 1 Certificate of STEM
- Level 2 Plaque of STEM
- Level 3 Badge of Excellence for STEM Awareness
The Badge of Excellence for STEM Awareness is to acknowledge schools that have achieved a Plaque of STEM and have also demonstrate excellence in their efforts to raise awareness of and excitement about STEM among the following groups:
- Parents & Guardians
To be Eligible to apply for a Badge of Excellence for STEM Awareness the school must have achieved a plaque of STEM at least once previously