Time to Read, sponsored by ESB through its Energy for Generations Fund, is a powerful employee engagement programme that staff love doing and the impact on the children involved is just incredible. The outcomes are transformative not only for the child but in most cases for the whole family. Back to school in September –
Stephen McNicholas-BITC Volunteer Volunteering for the Time to Read programme has been a brilliant experience, from the level of training we received to the interactions with everyone involved. As someone who has no experience with children, I felt nervous walking into the classroom on day one. My anxiety was short-lived as I was immediately put at
Second class children from Scoil Íosa, Ballina, Co. Mayo were in for a treat recently when Lionbridge Technologies organised a fabulous work place visit for them as part of their involvement with the Time to Read Programme. The visit began in the board room with a talk from Paul McBride, Lionbridge Technologies CEO. He told
Time to Read recently ran a very successful Social Media Campaign and our colleague, Katie Walsh,Time to Read Admin Assistant, wrote about her experience of working on the campaign…. What was your favourite childhood book? Black Beauty; Peter Pan; The Little Mermaid or James and the Giant Peach….This was the theme of our successful Time
Pat O’ Doherty, CEO ESB, with children from St Patrick’s GNS in Ringsend Time to Read is generously sponsored by ESB, and we spoke to Anne Cooney, Corporate Responsibility Lead, ESB on their involvement with the programme…. “ESB is very pleased to be Business in the Community’s national partner for the Time to Read Initiative.
Our school was approached by Time to Read North East Regional Co-ordinator Kate Horton in early September 2015 to become involved in the programme in response to an expression of interest by a local business. We immediately saw the merits of the programme but were also mindful of the organisation and time input needed within
Back in November 2014 fifteen slightly nervous volunteers from Arup in Dublin’s Ringsend assembled at nearby St Patrick’s Boys National School for the start of what would be a wonderful journey of stories, fun and discovery with the 2nd class boys. Fast forward to the following May and the last T2R session, great friends and