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
Employees from top companies in Ireland volunteer to support and mentor students in Ireland
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.
‚ÄėSeeing is Believing‚Äô For STEM Teachers
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
Photo Captions – May 2017
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, Personal Assistant, 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
Results are the Best Recognition
In May, 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
Talk Back with Louise Durand
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
Welcome to our new Chairperson ‚Äď Ronan Murphy
We are delighted to announce that Ronan Murphy has been appointed as the new Chairperson of our Board. Ronan brings with him a wealth of experience, being former Senior Partner of PwC Ireland. Ronan is currently a non-executive director of J&E Davy, Liberty Insurance and ICON plc.
Your insights on European companies and the SDGs
Business in the Community Ireland, in partnership with CSR Europe and¬ GlobeScan , invite you to participate in a short survey of European business experts to explore how European companies are engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ¬ Results of the survey will be presented at the European Business Summit in Brussels on May 22,
56 Companies in Ireland Contributed Over ‚ā¨32 million and 227,144 hours to Charities and Community Groups in 2016¬†
Wednesday March 29th: 56 socially-minded Irish companies have formed almost 7000 community partnerships and donated over ‚ā¨32 million in cash donations, in-kind donations and employee fundraising to local charities and community groups.