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Education & Training


Pathways to Law

The programme targets senior-cycle school students through to third-level and seeks to enhance their interest in the study of law. Corporate supporters: McCann FitzGerald, Matheson, Arthur Cox, A&L Goodbody, William Fry, Mason Hayes and Curran, Linklaters, Maples Group, Eugene F Collins.

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity Access – Mature Student Office

The Mature Student Office (MSO), part of Trinity Access, provides guidance, advice and support to prospective mature students (23+). We run open days, Discover Trinity events and College Awareness Week events. One-to-one application advice and support is available. Please see website and social media for information on upcoming events.

National College of Ireland

Brighter Futures Restorative Practice Programme

The North East Inner City Brighter Futures Restorative Practice Programme supports young people to develop their emotional literacy; improve their communication skills; and build mutually respectful relationships with young and old alike. 


Junior Achievement Ireland

Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI) helps prepare young people for their futures by delivering hands-on, experiential learning in entrepreneurship, employability, financial literacy and the value of STEM. Matheson contributes to mentoring students for the programme.

National College of Ireland

Parent Support Programmes

ELI’s Home Visiting and Parent Support Programmes develop children’s oral language, social, emotional, literacy, and numeracy skills so that they enter school ready to succeed in education. Developed in collaboration with local parents, services and corporate partners are the ABC 0-2 Home Visiting Programme; ABC 0-3 Community Parent Support Groups; ParentChild+ and Restorative Parenting.


Voluntary Tuition Programme

The Voluntary Tuition Programme (‘The Homework Club’) is run by St Andrew’s Resource Centre and Trinity students, with students providing one-to-one support for local pupils from fourth class in primary school to Leaving Certificate level.


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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


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.

Trinity College Dublin

Academy of the Near Future

Academy of the Near Future is a CONNECT/ Smart City Programme for Transition Year students and upskillers. Through a combination of interactive workshops and online learning, it provides participants with a hands-on opportunity to experiment with Internet of Things (IoT) technology and understand how it can be used to address city challenges such as air pollution, waste management and flooding.


One Week at Google Transition Year

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

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity’s Evening & Short Courses

Trinity College Dublin offers a wide range of evening and short courses in many different fields from history of art to social work, Greek and Roman mythology and religion to physics and a wide variety of languages among others. It’s all about gaining of new ideas, new knowledge, and in some instances, new qualifications.


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.

Trinity College Dublin

ADAPT’s Citizens’ Think-Ins on Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The ADAPT research centre invites you to learn about artificial intelligence and to have a voice on this vital area of research. Share your views on AI in our lives and participate in ADAPT's ground-breaking research in fascinating areas such as AI and ethics, AI and privacy, fake news, and virtual agents. No previous knowledge of AI is required; ADAPT will teach you all you need to know.

Dublin Port

Dublin Port Scholarship Programme

Candidates for the scholarship will include school leavers, mature students and individuals wishing to pursue third-level foundation courses as well as repeat Leaving Certificate students. Must be living in the Port area for at least 5 years.


North East Inner City Transition Year programme

Transition Year work placements are reserved in a number of corporates for students from schools in the North East Inner City. Partners include Matheson, McCann FitzGerald and the National College of Ireland.


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