L to R:¬ ¬ Maurice Pratt, Board, BITCI; Minister for Education & Skills, Richard Bruton T.D. and Tina Roche, CEO, BITCI. The mentoring celebration was a very uplifting occasion.¬ ¬ Sharing their experiences on mentoring:¬ ¬ Molly Jo Brennan from Curragh PP, Kildare; Eoin Speight former student in Patrician College, Finglas¬ and now working in
Today (22nd May) is the International Day for Biodiversity and BITCI is marking it by announcing our Biodiversity Photography Competition!
Elaine Dunne, Home School Community Liaison, St. Kevin’s BNS, Finglas shares her perspectives on Time to Read This is the 3rd year that the boys in St. Kevin‚Äôs B.N.S. in Finglas have been lucky enough to be involved with the Time to Read programme with ESB. In my role¬ I work with the children to
Business in the Community Ireland‚Äôs Student Mentoring Programme celebrates the latest graduates of the programme. 205 targeted schools across the country have been partnered with businesses since 2000 impacting 39,864 students.
STEM ‘Seeing Is Believing’ (SIB)¬ is a BITCI initiative which also supports ‚ÄėSmart Futures‚Äô, a collaborative industry and education framework, raising awareness of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths)¬ careers at post-primary level. The goal of this initiative is to give STEM teachers and guidance counsellors a deep and engaging insight into leading STEM sector
The Mark is operated by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI), the non-profit organisation dedicated to sustainability and it is third-party audited by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI). 25 organisations in Ireland have now achieved the Business Working Responsibly Mark
Students from Beneavin College, Finglas,¬ Dublin, enjoyed being¬ engineers & technicians¬ for the day at the Gas Networks Site. Students from C.B.S Westland Row, Dublin 2, en route to KPMG offices to meet their mentors. Conor Neil¬ from Scoil Iosag√°in, Limerick,¬ reads with his Time to Read volunteer¬ Eoin Hanrahan¬ from Analog Devices Ltd. Christian
– Amanda McGannon, HR, Athy International Concentrates (AIC). AIC has¬ been partnered with Athy Community College for the last four years. We are involved with the Skills @ Work programme.¬ One of the best parts of the programme¬ is¬ the site visit and tour of AIC. The students always enjoy seeing our facility and meeting
In April, BITCI celebrated the wonderful achievement of five businesses reaching a milestone of ten years in partnership with¬ their local school.¬ It is a great testimony to all involved who have provided leadership and support during that time. Below are some reflections from those involved. Q.¬ As a teacher, what positive outcomes have you
Name: Louise Durand, Performer at Stomp & Freelance Presenter, London 1. Tell us about your involvement with BITCI:¬ I attended St Paul‚Äôs¬ CC in Waterford between the years 2002 – 2008 and in 5th & 6th year of Secondary school I was involved in the mentoring programme. I was matched with Anne Woods who was