• Culture
  • 08 Dec 16
New Education Resources To Support Next Generation Of Irish Entrepreneurs
New Education Resources To Support Next Generation Of Irish Entrepreneurs
NO REPRO FEE 7.11.2016 Pictured are, back row from left, Erika Bellamy and Amy Bryne from ‘Cherry on Top’, Aine Molloy, Rebecca Hayden and Rachel Kinsella from ‘Breathe’ and Rachel Kennedy and Eimear Jordan from ‘Exerdice’ and, front row from left, Sadhbh Durston from ‘YumYum’, Darragh Flynn, Alannah McCabe and Emily Little from ‘Pawfect Treats’, Luke Byrne, inventor behind ‘Headphone Helpers’ and Former National Winner of the Student Enterprise Awards Senior Category, and Rachel Crimes and Marc Brady from ’Teanga Sproai’ from Coláiste Chraobh Abhann in County Wicklow, 14 of the 22,000 students from 620 secondary schools that take part in the Student Enterprise Programme every year, which is run by the Local Enterprise Offices. The Minister for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen T.D visited the school today to meet some of Ireland’s most enterprising teenagers and to launch new teacher resources, developed by the Local Enterprise Offices. The year-round Student Enterprise Programme is the biggest enterprise education initiative of its kind in the country and teacher resource packs are now available, free of charge, from the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) through www.studententerprise.ie. Minister Andrew Doyle, representatives from Enterprise Ireland, the Local Authorities and the School’s Board of Management were also at today’s launch with Minister Breen and the LEOs. PHOTO: Mark Stedman
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