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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BITCI announces milestone of 200 schools partnered with companies

BIC Enterprise (1 of 11)

4/02/2015 Yesterday Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) announced a milestone of 200 schools across Ireland who have partnered with companies to improve secondary level completion rates at the launch of Enterprise Rent-a-Car’s partnership with Gairmscoil na bPiarsach, Ros Muc, at NUIG, Galway. Enterprise Rent-a-Car will partner Gairmscoil na bPiarsach, Ros Muc, through BITCI’s Skills @ Work programme. BITCI assists businesses in having a positive impact on the local communities

College Awareness Week – Spread the word and get involved!

This year marks a very special occasion – the launch of a national campaign called College Awareness Week ( which will be held from November 24-30. The campaign encourages individuals and organisations to spread the word that going to college and having a post-secondary plan is both important and achievable.  The campaign is being endorsed widely by over twenty national agencies, including the Department of Education and Skills, the National

Special Offer for SBP companies – Discounted tickets for the Responsible Business Forum – November 11th, Dublin Castle

The need to rebuild trust and reputation and reinforce transparency and accountability after these challenging times is crucial and values must be placed firmly at the core of every company’s operations. The Responsible Business Forum is Ireland’s largest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) conference and it aims to explore business challenges of the future, hear from companies who have faced significant reputational challenges and what they have learned and explore the new business model