What’s Working for Young People is a significant international conference being hosted by Foróige that will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in the field of adolescence. The Conference will explore the most effective and innovative ways of working with young people from policy, practice and research perspectives and with regard to prevention and early intervention.
The European Commission has emphasised the need to embed entrepreneurial learning in all sectors of education and the central role played by teachers through the Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan and Rethinking Education Communication. We would like therefore to inform you of a new document titled: "Entrepreneurship Education – A Guide for Educators".
Foróige's Big Brother Big Sister youth mentoring programme and Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship programme have been awarded a grant from the Tony Ryan Trust through the Community Foundation for Ireland . The purpose of the grant is to support children and young people in Tipperary to reach their full potential.
8 young Irish people and 3 adult volunteers from the Foróige Mahon Youth Project in Cork were selected to participate in a Hong Kong- Ireland Youth Exchange Programme this summer. The exchange was co-sponsored by EIL and by the Hong Kong Commission on Youth.
Foróige has reached the initial shortlist in the Rabo Tweeties Competition to find Ireland’s best Twitter accounts. We’d be thrilled to win the title of Ireland's best charity Twitter account as we believe that there would be national recognition for the organisation and for youth work. We’d be grateful for your support in this competition and hope that you will nominate us in the #tweetiecharity category.