Louth County Council and Junior Achievement Ireland hold educational workshops
Volunteers from Louth County Council and Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI) have come together again to inspire over 200 pupils from seven area schools to fulfill their potential, through a series of interactive programmes. The partnership, now in its 19th year, aims to empower students to shape their own future through a positive role model from the world of work.
Over the past school year, local authority volunteers have implemented the program in three primary schools, namely: St Pauls SNS Drogheda, Ardaghy NS and Knockbridge NS At this level, these hands-on learning workshops teach to children how they can impact the world. around them as individuals, workers and consumers.
The program continues through high school, preparing students for future careers through programs in entrepreneurship, employability, financial literacy, and STEM. Louth County Council staff visited four secondary schools: Our Lady of Mercy Drimnagh Secondary School, St. Louis Dundalk Secondary School, Colaiste Ris Dundalk and St. Vincent Dundalk Secondary School.
Joan Martin, Chief Executive of Louth County Council, said: “For 19 years, Louth County Council has supported this program and staff members enjoy and fully appreciate their work with local schools. I appreciate the staff who volunteer and continue to represent the local authority in such a positive way. »
Louth County Council staff members have been invited to an event to register for the next academic year, 2022-2023.
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