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ETSS Wicklow: Active citizenship in action
On Monday 27 January 2020, students from ETSS Wicklow hosted a Question and Answer session with seven of their local General Election candidates. Deputy Principal Donal Evoy describes for us how the principle of ‘active citizenship’ motivated the event.
Stan’s story: why I believe gender matters
We spoke to a number of our students at this years Ethical Education Conference about why gender matters to them. Among them was second year student and Student Council member from Celbridge Community School, Stan Hollywood, who had just written an essay on the topic and kindly agreed to share it with us. From the Bible to FIFA’s ‘Player of the Year’, Stan writes why he believes gender matters
Dominic’s TEDx story: how I defined myself at 15
Dominic Newman, a student at Stepaside Educate Together SS, was born in South Africa strongly believes the ‘Ubuntu’ culture of South Africa has helped mould him into who he is today.
A Citywest ETNS story: students wow with school crest design
The Citywest ETNS Student Council presented their proposed design for the school’s brand new crest. The crest was the culmination of months of collaboration, cooperation and creativity between the entire school community. From all accounts, the students delivered a very accomplished presentation which explained the process that the school had taken to design the crest, as well as what each part of the design represented. The Board of Management officially ratified the design as the school’s official crest!
Newbridge ETNS Third Class Pupils’ Fight Against Germs!
Third class pupils at Newbridge Educate Together National School spent a lot of time preparing for their local science exhibition, which took place in Newbridge Town Hall on Saturday 16th of November. The event, which was organised as part of National Science Week, placed an emphasis on science in the local community. The event gave the children in third class an opportunity to design and carry out an investigation into a science topic and to present their results at the exhibition… Continue reading
We spoke to members of the DSP community to understand how special this school really is. Here is Brian Reynolds, one of the first DSP students sharing his experience. pic.twitter.com/CrHKAGqiCA— DSP40 (@DSPforty40) March 7, 2019
A Letterkenny ETNS story: school nets top prize in ‘Something Fishy’ competition
Letterkenny Educate Together NS has been named winner of the national education programme, ‘Something Fishy’ – an initiative of Inland Fisheries Ireland and Blackrock Education Centre which allows students to learn about fish and the environment in a local context. The school received the accolade after being commended for their project called ‘Save Our Schools (SOS)’ – a website aimed at engaging other children and young people to learn about fish and the importance of protecting the fisheries resource.
A Hansfield ETSS story: the refugee & migrant crisis in Europe
Transition Year students from Hansfield ETSS were named ‘runners up’ in the Dublin category of this year’s Euroscola competition for their video on the refugee crisis in Ireland.