An Incredible Story – Teaching Children About Prejudice

Children start understanding prejudice by the time they turn three and by the time they enter pre-school, they can already see how characteristics such as skin colour or gender affect how people perceive them and their peers. Given that the Immigrant Council of Ireland recently stated that Muslims living in this country continue to suffer physical and verbal abuse as … Read More

How to Prepare Your Students for the World of Work

How to Prepare Your Students for the World of Work

For the past 20 years, employers have stated that they want employees who are able to display the 4 Cs – critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication skills. Secondary schools have a significant role in helping students develop these skills to prepare them for the world of work. In this blog post, we have listed four areas that need to … Read More

How Young People Make Career Decisions

How Young People Make Career Decisions

Research from the ESRI found that nearly 50% of young people regretted their post-leaving cert college and work choices and 53% said that they would not follow the same path again. This is reflected in the high college dropout rate (Around 1 in 6 students drop out in their first year). Research from sources such as Waterford Institute of Technology … Read More