Louise Casey, Regional Coordinator, BITCI reports on Enniscorthy Vocational School’s partnership with their local Supervalu. Enniscorthy Vocational School (EVS) are partnered with Pettitt’s Supervalu for their Skills @ Work Programme. Pettittâ€™s SuperValu have a strong reputation for being customer and community focused and EVS would echo this sentiment. This link was launched in September 2012
Eimear Cowman a studentÂ from St. Brendan’s College gives her account: “My personal experience of our visit to the Bellanaboy Gas Terminal was exceptionally enjoyable. We were welcomed onto the site and all members of staff were very friendly and accommodating. We were brought into a meeting room and given a presentation about the company.
Photo Captions – Top to Bottom Children from Scoil Mhuire Fatima, CorkÂ visit Blackpool library with their Time to Read Volunteers from Gas Networks Ireland. Scoil Cholmchille, DublinÂ are joined by their partners Friends First to enjoy World Book Day at Storytime at Dun Laoghaire Library. St. Brigid’s Primary School Kildare celebrated World Book Day
Orla O’ Dwyer, Regional Coordinator,Â BITCI acknowledges Alkermes achievement. This year marks the 10th Anniversary of ourÂ partnership between Alkermes and St Aloysius College in Athlone. Alkermes becomes the first company in the Midlands to achieve this status. Alkermes who are based in a business park just outside town develops and manufactures medicines, aiming to
Eileen Fitzgerald, Regional Coordinator, BITCI commends the commitment from our volunteers. In my region (Kerry, West Limerick), Gerry Crean, Manager at SSE Generation Tarbert has supported the Skills @ Work for the past nine years. My first meeting with Gerry was in 2008 at the ESB Station at Tarbert when he agreed to commence a
Orla O’ Dwyer, Regional Coordinator, BITCI reflects on Horse Racing Ireland’s journey. Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) hasÂ expanded its involvement. A record 16 fifth year students from the Curragh Post Primary School are taking part in the Student Mentoring Programme for the 2016 to 2018 academic years. HRI also delivers the SkillsÂ @ Work Programme