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Trinity College Dublin

Trinity Access – Foundation Course

The Foundation Course is a full-time course that prepares students, both personally and academically, to go on to study at degree level.The course offer an academic and personal preparation for school leavers from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. On successful completion of the Course students receive a Level 6 Certificate in Foundation Studies for Higher Education from Trinity.

Organisations

Academy of the Near Future – Visioneers Workshops

Visioneers is a programme for Transition Year students, providing an opportunity to explore and experiment with Internet of Things hardware as used in smart city applications. Visioneers is a stream of Academy of the Near Future a partnership of the CONNECT research centre in Trinity with Dublin City Council via the Smart Docklands initiative. Visioneers is funded by Science Foundation Ireland.

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity Access – Liberties College

Trinity Access partners with Liberties College of Further Education, to deliver a one-year, full-time, QQI-accredited university access course for school leavers. Students attend classes in Liberties College. The Partnership aims to widen access to degree courses and to maximise the numbers of socio-economically disadvantaged students progressing to Trinity College Dublin.

National College of Ireland

Tuition support

NCI offers after-school tuition support programmes in Maths and Irish for students sitting their Junior and Leaving Certificate exams.The programmes are run between the NCI campus and local community centres and are facilitated by experienced tutors and/or NCI student volunteers.

Google

Computer science skills

Partnership with Camara Ireland to roll out CS Skills across schools in Ireland; also supporting youth clubs with informal education via Tech Stops to teach digitial skills.

Trinity College Dublin

Science Gallery Dublin

Science Gallery Dublin’s work is primarily aimed at young adults aged 15–25, people at key stages of their life regarding school subject choices, college courses and decisions relating to future careers. Our education programmes range from Transition Year to programmes for teachers and aim to ignite a passion for science, technology and innovation.

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Event and exhibition space

Creative classes and workshops, as well as exhibition space linking in with annual festivals e.g. Science Week, Chinese New Year, Pride, Halloween etc.

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Tiny Tots Creative Workshops

Tiny Tots is a creative workshop designed for parents and children from 15 months to first class. Activities range from painting to story-telling.

Ancestry

Ancestry local history tours during Heritage Week

During Heritage Week, Ancestry offers the opportunity to learn about the fascinating history of today’s ‘Silicone Docks’ through a walking tour of the area inspired by historical documents, newspapers, and maps. www.heritageweek.ie

Organisations

Trinity Access 21

A range of programmes for students, teachers and schools to widen participation at third-level of under-represented groups. The student programmes engage students to develop the knowledge, networks and skills needed to make informed decisions about future education. The schools programmes helps to supports teachers to engage in continuous professional development, research and events.

Trinity College Dublin

AMBER TY Week

The Transition Year programme “Exploring Materials” links school students with AMBER researchers in Trinity and in the Tissue Engineering Research Group at the Royal College of Surgeons and Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, as well as with industry.

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC primary and secondary school tours

School tours of the EPIC museum range from digital coding classes to historical detective workshops

Google

One Week at Google Transition Year

A week experiencing working life in Google for Transition Year students, with spaces reserved for local students.

National College of Ireland

Zoom Ahead with Books

The Zoom Ahead with Books project is designed to encourage parental involvement and promote children's enjoyment and motivation to read for pleasure.

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Literacy & Numeracy programmes

A range of programmes by the NCI’s Early Learning Initiative for children aged 0-9 years to support literacy, numeracy, general knowledge and social skills. Supported by local companies including Dublin Port, Facebook and McCann FitzGerald.

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