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Foróige NFTE trains 35 teachers and youth workers to qualify as Certified Entrepreneurship Trainers

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Congratulations to all who took part in NFTE University training this year. 35 teachers and youth workers from Sligo, Donegal, Galway, Dublin, Roscommon, Leitrim, Tipperary and Belfast have participated in the Foróige Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship's interactive 2-day training course which equips trainees with the skills and expertise to deliver the NFTE programme to young people throughout the country. On successful completion of NFTE University, teachers and youth workers become a Certified Entrepreneurship Trainer or CET.

'What's Working For Young People?' 2 Day Conference in 2014

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Foróige September 25, 2013

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. 

A Guide for Entrepreneurship Educators launched by the European Commission

foroigeentrepreneur September 24, 2013

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".

Tony Ryan Trust awards grant to Foróige to implement youth mentoring and entrepreneurship programmes in Tipperary

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Foróige September 23, 2013

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. 

Please help us to win the title of Ireland's best charity Twitter account

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Foróige September 11, 2013

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.

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