List of Transition Year initiatives:

Below is a list of TY initiatives which I will look into further over the next number of months:

  • Smart Futures Programme
  • Stein Study
  • TY Gaisce Award
  • Get West events and programmes
  • 121 Digital Programme
  • Getting started – Teaching older people basic IT
  • The Tourism Awareness Programme
  • Whizz Kids – Discover IT

Students Enterprise Initiatives

  • Student Enterprise Programme
  • Local Enterprise Office – National Students Enterprise Awards
  • Young Social Innovators
  • “Make-a-wish” Schools Entrepreneurship Awards
  • Social Entrepreneurs Ireland
  • Engineering Ireland “Best in Class” Education Excellence Award
  • Trinity College – Transition Year Mentoring Week
  • CEEN – Campus Entrepreneurship Enterprise Network – joint collaboration of IT Sligo, IT Blanchardstown, CIT, NUI Galway, DIT
  • SCCUL Enterprise Awards
  • Junior Entrepreneur Programme
  • TY Mini-Company
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Strategies

Student Internship Programmes Initiatives

  • The Department of Biological Sciences Work Placement Programme for 3rd year undergraduates
  • Transition Year Work Experience
  • CIT Student Work Placement
  • ie – Cork’s Technology Network TY Work Experience “HighTechElec TY Programme”
  • App Workshop for TY Students called SySTEM – run by CEIA

Student New Education Course Initiatives:

  • Learning Clinic @ CIT – for employers interested in identifying education and training opportunities for employees
  • Science Life @ CIT – motivate students to study science subjects at Junior and Senior Cycle and then in 3rd level education
  • Pathways to Education – for students who for socio-economic reasons have yet progressed to 3rd level education
  • SciFest @ college – second level students host their own in-house scifest science fair
  • Junior Einsteins Science Club
  • CoderDojo – coding event for children of all ages. Coding to be introduced to all Primary Schools by 2018.
  • BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition
  • VEX Robotics Competition

Related Initiatives:

  • TY Ireland
  • Eco-Unesco Clubs Programme
  • The Digital Youth Council
  • Science Gallery TY Programmes
  • Slingshot
  • Tech Week Showcase
  • ie
  • Engineers Week
  • Maths Week

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