Archives: 2014

Student Mentoring Helps Prepare Students for the Future

In August the ESRI (Economic and Social Research Institute) launched ‘Leaving School in Ireland: A Longitudinal Study of Post School Transitions’ which highlighted the relationship between students school experiences and their post school outcomes. The report found that young people rely on formal and informal guidance in making decisions about what they do after school. The Schools’ Business Partnership student mentoring partners School Completion Programme schools


Helping students with the Skills to Work

The Skills @ Work programme is the most popular programme in The Schools’ Business Partnership suite.  Like all good ideas, the concept is simple, a local business is matched with a local school and employees provide insight about their roles and work life to the students while also developing their own skills. It has