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Education & Training

Sea Scouts, Ringsend

Ringsend Sea Scouts

Volunteer-led fun, friendship and challenge afloat for young people aged 6-18 in the Docklands area. It is volunteer-led and we have opportunities for adults to give back to the community through facilitating youth activities. We also offer camping, hiking and other outdoor adventures, with the objective of building resilience and offering offering opportunities for structured personal development

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.

TU Dublin (Bolton Street)

Access to Apprenticeship

The Access to Apprenticeship Programme is aimed at men and women aged 16-24 living in Dublin who experience social and economic barriers. The 12-week course provides an opportunity to sample a range of apprenticeships in Construction, Engineering, Electrical, Motor and Aviation industries, prepare CVs, interview skills, undertake 2 weeks work experience and complete Health and Safety training.

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.

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity Access – Foundation Course (Mature students)

The Foundation Course offers another way to third level for Mature Students whose social, cultural and economic experience has prevented them from going to college. It prepares students, both personally and academically, to study for a degree. On successful completion of the Foundation Course students receive a Level 6 Certificate in Foundation Studies for Higher Education from Trinity College.

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.

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC online workshops for educational groups

Each month we offer a range of workshops for different age-groups.

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.

Organisations

Discover University

Discover University is a summer programme that aims to give young people the opportunity to experience a taste of life at NCI and to see college as part of their future. Developed in collaboration with local companies such as McCann FitzGerald, Dublin Port and Facebook, it encourages young people to achieve their dreams through education.

Trinity College Dublin

Tangent

Tangent, a new space, co-located within Trinity’s expanded School of Business focuses on entrepreneurship – for students, those seeking employment and people wanting to start their own business. Tangent delivers award-winning educational and training programmes, supports successful start-ups through our summer accelerator programme and has an established calendar of events.

Dogpatch Labs (CHQ)

First Fridays for Start-ups

Powered by Google for Start-ups – this is a platform for the tech startup ecosystem to come together on a regular basis, enabling them to learn, connect and grow. Providing the inside track on who’s who and what’s happening across Ireland’s startup ecosystem. Perfect if you’re new to the ecosystem or just trying to meet new people.

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity Access – Pearse and Plunket Colleges

Trinity Access partners with Pearse and Plunket Colleges of Further Education, to deliver a one-year, full-time, QQI-accredited university access course for more mature students. Students attend classes in Pearse or Plunket. 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

Educational Guidance Programmes

ELI’s Educational Guidance Programmes explores young people’s career aspirations and opportunities;  and help awareness among students (and their parents) of the importance of third level education in the pursuit of certain careers.  Volunteers from local companies such as McCann FitzGerald, Dublin Port and Facebook are inspiring role models and supportive adults.

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