We’re off to the Ploughing Championships 2016!

We’re off to the Ploughing Championships 2016 tomorrow to represent South Dublin Local Enterprise Office in the Enterprise Village along with 64 other businesses from around the country. You can also see our presentation on the Product Launch stage at 10.50 am on the 20th September and hopefully we’ll come back with one of the[…]

Sign up for the Junior Entrepreneur Programme 2016!

The Junior Entrepreneurship Programme 2016 is now taking registrations for senior primary school students aged 11 and 12. The programme mirrors the academic curriculum and teaches children the skills required to operate a business in the real world, as well as learning their core subjects. Students use their creativity to come up with ideas for businesses and[…]

Government launches Action Plan for Education 2016-2019

The Department of Education have today, 15 September 2016, launched a new Action Plan For Education 2016-2019. The plan covers Disadvantage, Subject Choice, Skills, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Parents/Children, Costs, Leadership, Improvement, Special Educational Needs, School Building Programme, Teacher Education and Gaeltacht. The Minister will now refer the Action Plan to the Oireachtas Committee for further[…]

Pupils sail through the Explorer’s Education Programme

The Marine Institute will introduce the Explorer’s Education Programme to primary schools in Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork and Waterford this school year, teaching children the importance of our ocean through saltwater aquariums in classrooms, seashore safaris, marine projects, marine workshops and special science and art projects. http://bit.ly/2c8lN2D

School Mentorship Programme currently seeking applicants

The Centre for School Leadership (CSL) is currently seeking mentors nationwide for their School Mentorship Programme. Primary school principals with at least 5 years experience or retired principals who are no more than 2 years retired, can apply to be a mentor for 2016/2017. http://www.cslireland.ie/en/apply-to-be-a-mentor.html