Newry & Mourne Enterprise Agency
WIN Business Park
Newry
BT35 6PH

t: 028 3026 7011

Education 2 Employment Programme

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The Education2Employment Programme is funded by the Department for Communities and is managed and co-ordinated  by Newry and Mourne Enterprise Agency.

The Programme has four distinctive elements:

- Class study visits

- Work placements

- Mentoring provided by local ‘business champions’

- Career Guidance Events

The Programme targets secondary level pupils aged 11-18 living in  the Newry Neighbourhood Renewal Area  and Primary 7 pupils attending the 5 Primary Schools which service the  Newry Neighbourhood Renewal Area .

Partner schools:

• St Mary’s High School, Newry

• St Joseph’s High School, Newry

• St Joseph’s Primary School, Newry

• St Malachy’s Primary School, Carnagat

• St Clares Abbey Primary School, Newry

• St Patricks Primary School, The Meadow, Newry

• The Bunscoil, Newry

The Programme’s purpose is to introduce young people from the Neighbourhood Renewal Area to the workings of the modern economy and specifically to the world of work and to provide them with guidance on the range of fulfilling career and personal development pathways open to them. 

A group of 25 Primary 7 pupils from the Partner Primary schools participate in a ‘Coder Dojo’ Programme annually. The aim of which is to demystify computer coding and to encourage an interest in mathematics and computing.

An annual ‘Career Pathways’ event is held in the Mourne Country Hotel in Newry and over 500 secondary school pupils attend.

For further details contact: Maeve McParland tel: 028302 67011 email:

 

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Co-Innovate, a new programme supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body, will help you harness ideas to:

 

  • Work smarter
  • Equip you for future challenges
  • Add value to your business
  • Help you stand out from the competition
  • Boost your bottom-line

 

For more details contact: Colin Hanna at Newry and Mourne Enterprise Agency - 028302 67011