EPA publishes Junior Cert resource pack on reducing food waste to tackle climate change

The EPA has produced an educational resource pack to support over 20,000 Junior Certificate students to learn about sustainable living through the Home Economics curriculum. Reducing food waste is one of the most effective actions we can take to address climate change. The resource pack is be used by Home Economics teachers to engage students […]

Operation WildNation to drive Tipperary pupils absolutely wild

ONE of Ireland’s biggest garden centres is on a mission to drive primary school pupils across Tipperary absolutely wild. CountryLife Garden Centres want to educate the nation about wild bird conservation through its exciting and engaging new Operation WildNation initiative. Ultimately they’re helping to protect some of our under threat wild bird species – among […]

LIT and AIT Confirm Move to Form Technological University Consortium

New TU to have “regional focus with a national reach and an international outlook” LIT has confirmed that it is forming a consortium with AIT to develop a new Technological University (TU) for the Mid-West and Midlands. The governing bodies of both institutions met last week and formally confirmed the formation of a new TU […]

Primary Schools have an opportunity to win a School Garden with GIY’s ‘Know It All’ Championship

GIY’s Michael Kelly and Dig in Diner’s Muireann Ní Chíobháin have joined forces with award-winning illustrator Fatti Burke to launch a riotous, fully-illustrated kid’s allmanac guide to growing and cooking food through the year. It is called ‘GIY’s Know-it-Allmanac’ and is a month-by-month guide to growing, cooking and eating food for all the family. To celebrate […]

61% of Tipp Children Dream of Entrepreneurship

A major survey showing the aspiration of 11 and 12 year olds who had participated in a classroom business has revealed that 61% of Co. Tipperary children have high aspirations to become entrepreneurs in the future. 69% of girls and 54% of boys in the county expressed an interest in being entrepreneurs when they grow […]

FOLM project helps young people find employment or training through Outdoors Learning Programme

Are you unemployed or just finished your course?  We can help and support you with finding a job that suits you.  Looking for new opportunities this summer or in between courses? Aged 18-29?  Then FOLM may be for you.   FOLM (From Outdoors to Labour Market) is a project aimed at helping young people find […]

Hundreds of Tipperary Students take to the fields for Agri Aware’s Farm Walk and Talk for Ag Science students

Over 3,000 Leaving Cert Agricultural Science students from across Ireland will this Spring (starting Monday 4th March) don their wellies and take to the fields as part of Agri Aware’s Farm Walk and Talk series. Now in its 11th year this unique initiative has gone from strength to strength, in line with the ever-increasing popularity […]

UPMC Whitfield and Waterford Institute of Technology partner to enhance healthcare innovation, education and research in the South East

UPMC Whitfield and WIT staff will partner on research activities across healthcare, ICT and the life sciences, with students to benefit from work placement opportunities at the hospital   UPMC Whitfield, the largest private hospital in the South East, has signed a partnership agreement with Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) to collaborate on research, undergraduate […]

Ireland’s 16th Games Fleadh will take place at the LIT Campus, Thurles on Wednesday March 6th #gamesfleadh

Students with ambitions in the gaming industry will get a unique insight into the 138.5 billion dollar industry and access to some of the world’s most successful gaming companies and representative bodies at this year’s national Games Fleadh. In its 16th year Ireland’s Games Fleadh will take place on Wednesday March 6th, at the Limerick […]

St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh Student Enterprise Programme Awards

  The students of 1st, 2nd and Transition Year from St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh held a hugely successful Market Day on Monday 21st January. Students were invited to present their business ideas to their fellow students and a judging panel from Tipperary Student Enterprise Programme. SEPT were very impressed with the standard of presentation and […]

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