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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - Home
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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - Contact
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. Contact.. Mission Statement.. Governing Board.. Annual Report 2011.. Child Protection Policy.. Donor Charter.. Who Supports Us?.. Testimonials.. Join Us!.. Organisations.. Schools.. Volunteers.. Teachers.. Donate Now.. Primary.. Secondary.. Maths.. Science.. Evaluations.. News Archive.. Newslink.. Opportunities.. Contact Form.. Cork.. Border Counties.. Dublin.. Galway.. Limerick.. South East.. Follow Us:.. About JA.. Our Supporters.. Our Students.. Get Involved.. Staff Training on Child Protection.. Our Programmes.. Featured Programmes.. News.. Latest News.. © Junior Achievement Ireland 2012 - 8 Longford Place Monkstown Co.. Dublin - T: 01 2366644 F: 01 2803758 - Site Design by.. Carl Clancy..

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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - About JA
    Descriptive info: About Junior Achievement.. Junior Achievement Ireland encourages young people to remain in education and teaches them the skills they need to succeed in a changing world.. Junior Achievement is part of a.. worldwide organisation.. reaching out to 9.. 3 million young people each year.. It was established in Ireland in 1995 and since then has built up a strong demand from schools throughout the country and created successful partnerships with over 150 leading organisations.. Junior Achievement is helping to create a culture of enterprise within the education system.. We also help young people prepare for the world of work, giving them skills in communications and preparing for interviews.. Financial literacy  ...   through our programmes and events.. Number of students taking part in Junior Achievement Programmes.. Programmes begin at primary school level, teaching children how they can impact the world around them as individuals, workers and consumers and continues through to secondary school, right up to age 18, preparing students for their future careers.. All Junior Achievement programmes are taught by business volunteers recruited from supporting organisations who are fully trained before they commence their programme.. Together, we believe there’s a lot that’s right with today’s students.. They crave opportunity.. Students want to be successful.. And students dream big about the future.. Really big.. We’re there to help fulfil those dreams!.. Our DVD..

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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - Mission Statement
    Descriptive info: Junior Achievement Mission.. The mission of Junior Achievement Ireland is:.. "To inspire and motivate young people to realise their potential by valuing education and understanding how to succeed in the world of work"..

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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - JAI Governing Board
    Descriptive info: JAI Governing Board.. Brendan Doyle (Chairman).. Peter Cosgrove.. Eileen Roberts.. Dr Mark Glynn.. Paul O'Neill.. Paul Knowles..

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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - JAI Annual Report 2011
    Descriptive info: Chairman's Statement.. Brendan Doyle, Chairman of Junior Achievement Ireland.. (Director of Deloitte Ireland).. Junior Achievement Ireland is a not-for-profit organization with the aims of teaching enterprise skills to young people and targeting those at risk of early school leaving.. Working with public and private sector organisations, Junior Achievement Ireland offers schools a range of 17 enterprise, maths, science, life skills and diversity programmes for students aged 5-18 years, which are taught in the classroom by representatives from the business community.. In the 2010/2011 school year, Junior Achievement Ireland had 70,000 students participating in programmes.. Given the current economic climate we are very proud to have achieved an increase of almost 5,000 students over the previous school year.. More than 3,000 Business Volunteers were recruited to teach these programmes and it is a great tribute to our supporting organisations that they were so willing to meet our requests.. Junior Achievement's role in supporting young students to complete their education has never been more crucial.. With rising unemployment and increased demand for Third Level places, those who leave education with no qualifications are vulnerable to low-paid employment at best.. As the national drive towards a knowledge-based economy gains momentum, these young people's life opportunities become further diminished.. Junior Achievement continues therefore to focus on the designated disadvantaged DEIS schools.. In addition to our regular programmes, students took part in the following initiatives:.. Financial literacy and Company programmes (6,873 students).. Visits to Universities and Third Level Colleges (6,163).. Science and Maths Programmes and Events (18,086).. 'Workshops in the Workplace' (5,108).. Diversity Projects (2,050).. Enterprise and Life Skills Programmes (31,720).. Junior Achievement, in partnership with Young Enterprise Northern Ireland, continues to run the very successful KEY (Knowledge through Enterprise for Youth) Project, and the LET (Learning Enterprise Together) Project funded by the International Fund for Ireland reaching 1,500 young people annually.. These cross-border residential projects for 12-16 year olds promote mutual understanding and improve the employability of young people from the two traditions in Northern Ireland and from the six southern border counties.. In the 2010/11 school year a major project "Hand of Friendship", funded by the International Fund for Ireland was launched for 400 students aged 10-12 years.. Similar to KEY and LET, this project promotes peace and reconciliation on both a cross border and cross community basis.. This project provides a safe and supportive environment for young people to meet, learn and work together which is key to furthering community relations and helping foster peace and non-sectarianism.. Junior Achievement Ireland will continue to develop its reach in terms of designing and implementing programmes promoting peace and reconciliation in the Border Counties region.. Demand for Junior Achievement ireland programmes continues to grow so the challenge we are facing is to increase resources to meet this demand.. We need to continue to recruit more support from both the public and private sectors so that we can provide the necessary finance and business volunteers to reach out to more young people and help them make the successful transition from education into the workplace.. On behalf of the board, I would like to thank my fellow board and council members, all of our supporting organisations and sponsors in making it possible for Junior Achievement Ireland to fulfill its mission of encouraging young people to develop their skills through education and learning which is so much more important for Ireland in the current economic environment.. I would also like to express my very sincere appreciation to our business volunteers, school principals, teachers, students and especially Della Clancy, Executive Director and all the Junior Achievement Ireland staff for their great contribution in making 2010/11 such a wonderful success in a year of difficult economic circumstances.. Brendan Doyle.. Chairman, Junior Achievement Ireland.. Overview of 2010/11.. Della Clancy, Executive Director, Junior Achievement Ireland.. Junior Achievement Ireland has seen many changes in 2010/11.. Chairman Paul Murtagh (Chief Executive, Fidelity Investments) having successfully steered us through the challenging years 2008-11, retired, passing the baton to Brendan Doyle (Director, Restructuring Services, Deloitte).. Brendan has championed Junior Achievement for many years, currently chairing the Finance Committee.. We thank Paul for his great commitment and generosity with his time and expertise.. We welcome Brendan and look forward to his stewardship over the coming years.. It has been a great pleasure to welcome to the Board Eileen Roberts, Partner, A L Goodbody; Paul O'Neill, Deputy Editor, The Irish Times; and Dr Mark Glynn, Senior Executive, Flexible Learning, Institutes of Technology Ireland - each of whom brings a wealth of expertise, vitality and fresh perspective to the organisation.. It is heartening  ...   the team from Our Lady of Mercy College, Sligo took the title.. Accenture generously provided the team with a full day's training in presentation and business communication skills, prior to competing at the European Finals in Oslo in August.. "95% of students at high risk of leaving school early now not only wish to complete their leaving certificate but aim to attend third level college.. " This is just one of the outstanding results from the IT Tallaght sponsored Enterprise Challenge.. This year-long intensive program has taken place in 2010/2011 in IT Tallaght, Galway Mayo IT, Sligo IT and Limerick IT, helping to transform the ambitions, goals and confidence of almost 600 young people.. Interest in Junior Achievement's financial literacy programs continues to grow.. The importance of knowledge in this area is acknowledged as a fundamental life skill.. Students learn the basics of creating good financial habits for life and understanding the workings of the financial world whether as a consumer, an entrepreneur or working in finance.. Della Clancy.. Executive Director, Junior Achievement Ireland.. Highlights of 2010/2011.. More than 70,000 young Irish students participated in enterprise, maths, science, diversity, financial literacy and life skills education in 500 schools throughout Ireland this academic year:.. Financial literacy and Company programs (6,873 students).. Workshops in the Workplace (5,108).. Eileen Roberts (Partner, A L Goodbody), Paul O'Neill (Deputy Editor, The Irish Times) and Dr Mark Glynn (Senior Executive, Flexible Learning, Institutes of Technology Ireland) join the Board of Junior Achievement Ireland.. New supporters partnering with Junior Achievement are Arvato Financial Services, Bank of New York Mellon (Wexford and Navan), Bord Gais, Medentech, MSD Carlow, News International Ltd, Rabobank/ACC, SAP, TV3, UBS Fund Services and Xilinx.. Expansion into Kerry, Carlow and Offaly.. Junior Achievement Ireland is now in all 26 counties of Ireland as well as the six counties of Northern Ireland.. Financial Literacy continues to be a key growth area for Junior Achievement.. The Citi Foundation supports financial literacy in secondary schools through sponsorship of the Citi designed and developed Banks In Action Programme, which also includes a European competition.. The Foundation also generously funds the 'Personal Economics' project, a personal finance project targeting 1,300 students attending DEIS schools nationwide.. More Than Money is supported globally by HSBC - a top-tier global partner of JA Worldwide.. In the 2009/10 school year, over 900 primary school students participated in this five module program.. BT supports the BT/JA CSI stand at the BT Young Scientist Technology Exhibition 2011, attracting thousands of young would-be sleuths, their teachers and parents.. Genzyme and PepsiCo sponsor Challenge Science in Waterford and Cork respectively, while Bord Gais launches Science Forward in Cork, a science roadshow that takes place in Cork, Limerick, Galway and Dublin.. These science events reach 900 students, bringing them into a third level college to experience life as a junior scientist for a day.. 3M continues to sponsor Our Universe, the senior primary school science programme, reaching 11,000 students over two years.. Hands of Friendship, the three year cross border/cross community project supported by International Fund for Ireland (IFI) is launched by Caitriona Ruane, Northern Ireland Minister for Education; Sean Haughey, Minister of State for Lifelong Learning and Educational Disadvantage; Denis Rooney, Chairman IFI; and Della Clancy, Executive Director, Junior Achievement Ireland.. 1,200 senior primary students in 16 schools covering Counties Tyrone, Londonderry/Derry, Monaghan, Armagh, Louth and Down, will participate over the duration of the project.. Junior Achievment and Young Enterprise Northern Ireland continue to bring Knowledge KEY (Knowledge through Enterprise for Youth) Project, and the LET (Learning Enterprise Together) Project funded by the International Fund for Ireland, reaching 1,500 young people.. These cross-border residential projects for 12-16 year olds promote mutual understanding and enhance the employability of young people from the two traditions in Northern Ireland and from the six southern Border counties.. EMC² Make Maths Matter, featuring an innovative mix of maths, enterprise and sports, takes place in Cork for the second successful year, bringing the excitement of maths to 100 senior primary school students annually.. 95% of students at risk of leaving school early now not only wish to complete their secondary education but aim to attend Third Level.. This is one of the results from the IT Tallaght sponsored Enterprise Challenge project.. Enterprise Challenge also takes place in Galway/Mayo IT, Limerick IT and Sligo IT, reaching 600 students.. Sean Gallagher, Dragon's Den panelist and entrepreneur, presents the Company of the Year Awards 2011 at Citi, motivating and inspiring finalists and guests with his kind and generous words of support for young people aiming for a future in enterprise..

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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - Child Protection Policy
    Descriptive info: CHILD PROTECTION POLICY STATEMENT.. Junior Achievement is fully committed to the care, support and welfare of each child and young person participating in our programmes and events.. We implement best practice in all areas of our child protection policy, adhering to.. Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children.. , the guidelines produced by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.. Junior Achievement Ireland's Child Protection Policy is reviewed annually and amended as necessary in keeping with current Republic of Ireland legislation.. National staff training on Child Protection is conducted at regular intervals throughout the year.. Junior Achievement Ireland:.. ensures best practice in the recruitment of staff and volunteers, which includes Garda vetting, researching references, good HR practices in interviewing, induction training, probation and ongoing supervision and management;.. ensures that staff members and volunteers are aware of how to recognise signs of child abuse or neglect;.. provides guidance and procedures for staff and volunteers who may have reasonable grounds for concern about the safety and welfare of children involved with the organisation.. Della Clancy (Executive Director, Junior Achievement Ireland) is the organisation's designated  ...   with the written consent of their parent(s)/guardian(s) which is obtained through their Class Teacher and Junior Achievement's photography permission forms.. Photographs are used for feedback reports to the supporting organisation at which the relevant volunteer works, for local or national press, or for use on the JA website.. Junior Achievement Ireland prioritises the safety and care of every child, young person and volunteer who comes in contact with the organisation.. Please contact Della Clancy at.. dclancy@jai.. ie.. to discuss any aspect of our Child Protection Policy.. People working with children and the wider public should know that early action by them is very often the best way to protect children and to enable a family to stay together.. Good practice at the front line is based on clear policies and principles.. the welfare and safety of children, which is central;.. the use of the minimum necessary intervention, in a timely way, to keep children safe;.. agencies working together to help children reach their full potential;.. agencies working together to provide safer and more effective services;.. the State and civil society working together to promote children's welfare..

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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - JAI Donor Charter
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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - Who Supports Us?
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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - Testimonials
    Descriptive info: Why partnering with JAI is a Win-Win….. What volunteers say:..

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  • Title: Junior Achievement Ireland - Our Students
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