Oileán na Síoga from Graimscoil Mhic Diarmada After an intense day of competition, kindly hosted in Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair, two emerging enterprises founded by local students have were crowned joint winners of the Údarás na Gaeltachta – Clár Comhlachta Regional … Read More
James Burke of Abbott Ireland with students from Mercy College Sligo The Mercy College students were the first students in Sligo to take part in the new, classroom-based programme called Futurewize, aimed at inspiring young Junior Cycle students to explore … Read More
Transition year Students from Breifne College with Business volunteer Daryl Stinson Transition year students from Breifne College, Cavan, took part in the MetLife sposored Finance Your Future programme. Taught by business volunteer Daryl Stinson, from The National Treasury Management Agency, the … Read More
Annmarie McHugh, lecturer in Business at Dundalk Institute of Technology, guides students from St. Mary’s College, Dundalk on a campus tour 100 students from five second level schools in Co. Louth completed the ‘My Future-My Business’ programme sponsored by The … Read More
Seven volunteers from Donegal County Council inspired and motivated 173 students in three schools in Co. Donegal. At the recent recognition event An Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr Terence Slowey present them with the certificates of achievement. Speaking at … Read More
5th & 6th class from Scoil Mhuire Caiseal, Fanad Co. Donegal recently visited Marine Harvest in Rinmore and were given a full tour of the processing plant and laboratory. The students learned about the processing of the fish as well as how … Read More
‘Our Universe’, a primary school science education programme delivered by Gas Networks Ireland in partnership with Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI), has arrived in Donegal. Exploding the myth that science is difficult, Our Universe delivers interactive and practical science based lessons to 6th class primary students. Ayr Hill National School, Ramelton will be the first school in Donegal to participate in the programme which, on an annual basis, involves over 5,000 primary school students nationwide.
Our Universe is designed to encourage students to continue with science as they transition to second level and each year over 200 volunteers from organisations around the country will have the opportunity to get involved in the programme. Volunteers are recruited and trained by JAI to facilitate the in-classroom programme, which is an integral part of Gas Networks Ireland’s commitment to fostering students’ interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
Top Oil business volunteer Sinead Gilsenan completed the five week Junior Achievement Ourselves programme with Senior Infants at Crubany N.S. recently. Sinead used compelling stories about helping, working, earning, and saving along with hands-on activities to engage the students and … Read More
Olympian Brendan Boyce was guest of honour at the recent Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI) ‘Working it Out’ event. Organised in conjunction with Marine Harvest, the event invited seven schools from the Fanad peninsula to take part in the ‘Working it Out’ … Read More
Students from Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada Arranmore Island with their business teacher Lisa Brennan & Junior Achievement Programme Coordinator Patricia Friel Transition year students from Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada Arranmore Island, Co. Donegal recently took part in the MetLife sponsored ‘Finance Your … Read More