Marine Harvest Host Special Guests from Drumfad N.S.

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                                              Students from Drumfad National School, Fanad, had a day to remember when they enjoyed a study trip to Marine Harvest this term. The students were welcomed by Kathleen Mc Grory & Julie Coyle who made the children feel … Read More

Kingspan Environmental Hosts Castleblayney College

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60 senior cycle students from Castleblayney College, Monaghan enjoyed an enjoyable and educational trip to Kingspan Environmental, Portadown recently.

The visiting students were welcomed by Kingspan Environmental business professionals and enjoyed heairng about the many and varied routes taken by members of Kingspan Environmental staff in terms of educational backgrounds and career choices in their paths leading to current roles at the company. Students also toured the plant to see at first hand the step by step processes involved in the production of solar thermal tubes and tanks and were intrigued to hear some of the backgound to the Kingpsan success story. 

Mirroring the views of many, one student reflected: “it was really great to see how many different types of careers are available in Kingspan. I am interested in engineering and construction and the visit to Kingspan really showed me how I could use these subjects to get a job there in the future. I have better understanding now too of how a company can operate globally, growing from a local base. If I was successful in getting a job there after my studies perhaps it would give me the opportunity to transfer to another country for a while.”

Crubany N.S. Hosts Special Guests from Top Oil

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                      Top Oil business volunteer Sinead Gilsenan completed the five week Our Families programme with rang a hAon at Crubany N.S. recently. The programme allowed Sinead to use a combination of pictures, stickers, and flashcards to engage students in learning … Read More

My Future – My Business

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 More than 600 students from 10 schools across counties Cavan, Louth, Monaghan and Sligo are taking part in Junior Achievement’s My Future-My Business project funded by the Australian Ireland Fund. This innovative project aims to facilitate students in making informed choices about their future. The project design incorporates opportunities for education and careers planning while developing financial literacy skills and interacting with local business leaders.

County Monaghan Fund Supports Junior Achievement

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                                More than 200 primary school students from nine schools in County Monaghan are taking part in an enterprise project supported by the County Monaghan Fund. As part of the project Four classes are completing the Our Nation programme.In this … Read More