Schools’ Business Partnership

The Schools’ Business Partnership is an education inclusion programme that partners schools with business. We support the Government’s goal of improving school retention rates. We are funded by the participating businesses, our lead sponsor Marks & Spencer Ireland and the School Completion Programme.

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200th School Milestone Achieved by BITCI

On February 4th 2015, we launched our 200th partnership in the historic Aula Maxima Room of NUIG’s famed Quadrangle. The Schools’ Business Partnership programme has successfully partnered 200 schools across Ireland with companies to improve secondary level completion rates. Enterprise Rent-A-Car will partner Gairmscoil na bPiarsach, Ros Muc, through SBP’s Skills @ Work programme. Speaking at the launch at NUIG, Galway, George O’Connor, Managing Director, Enterprise Rent-A-Car commented: “We are delighted to

Procter & Gamble – MET Session on Wellness

The work place is one of the main stress inducers for most people and many employers are now providing their staff with training and tools on how to look after themselves and deal with the whole stress issue, it’s all about ‘wellness’. Schools are no different and can be very stressful places for both teachers and students. The staff at St. Conleth’s CC in Newbridge recently availed of a ‘wellness’

Innovation – Management Excellence for Teachers

Our Management Excellence for Teachers Programme aims to harvest the knowledge, skills and expertise of Ireland’s visionary business leaders by facilitating them in providing personal or professional development to whole school staffs. The programme creates the space for Ireland’s top businesses to share company and staff skills through workshops with a school staff on topics that have been identified by that school staff. Topics  to date have been numerous and