Since 1996 Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI) has worked with school and business partners all over Ireland. In that time, more than 30,000 business volunteers have enabled more than 900,000 students to benefit from JA programmes and workshops.
JAI are committed to using the insights from students, teachers and business volunteers in understanding how we can secure the greatest impact for all young people.
Results from our extensive evaluations show that Junior Achievement (JA) programmes:
- Help boost career ambitions
- Develop transversal skills
- Emphasise link between education and the working world
- Lead to higher employability
- Lead to improved entrepreneurial skills and attitudes
- Enhance intentions to start a business
Our City (3rd class)
Energize (6th class)
Enterprise in Action (4th-6th year)
Career Success (4th year – 6th year)
Finance Your Future (4th year to 6th year)
of students have a better understanding of how important it is to manage their money after the Finance Your Future programme
JA Worldwide Impact
JAI is part of JA Worldwide, one of the world’s largest educational non-profits, helping prepare young people for their futures by delivering hands-on, experiential learning in entrepreneurship, employability, financial literacy and the value of STEM.
There are a wealth of impact studies from around the JA network which highlight the impact of our programmes