‘CIT initiative promotes technology to students’ – Cork’s Evening Echo

Thanks to Darragh Bermingham of the Evening Echo for a great article in yesterday’s Evening Echo newspaper about our new ‘Designing for STEM’ initiative! The aim is to engage students in STEM subjects through project-based learning using digital and non-digital materials. We are hoping to connect with more secondary schools going forward so if any…

Great publicity gained from CIT Innovation Week 2018

We achieved fantastic publicity through our recent CIT Innovation Week workshop which took place in the Nimbus Centre on Tuesday March 6th. A total of 10 Creative Digital Media Students and 5 PR/Marketing personnel attended the event where they were presented with a design brief that required them to produce a digital solution that allowed…

Students show great initiative in latest workshop

On Thursday March 8th, we travelled to Clonakilty to conduct a two hour version of the ‘Designing for STEM’ workshop with 16 transition year students. We had two groups of five students and one group of six students where two students shared the role of marketing leader. The warm-up activity for this workshop worked very…

UMI Pilots flying high! Next stop Clonakilty!

Following the success of our ‘Designing for STEM’ Program as part of the UMI piloting activities with the Creative Digital Media students and TY students in Loreto Secondary School Fermoy, we look forward to running a shorter two hour version of the workshop with TY students at the Sacred Heart Secondary School Clonakilty next week….