Over 300 young people from the North and South of Ireland graduated from Leadership for Life Programme, which is accredited by the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) last Saturday, October 14th.
They were awarded with a Foundation Certificate in Youth Leadership and Community Action.
Seán Campbell, CEO of Foróige said “The Leadership for Life Programme is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for 15-18 year olds to acquire accredited leadership skills. They gain aptitudes in critical thinking, problem solving, empathy, resilience, self-reflection and teamwork in a safe and supportive environment.
“The development of young people as leaders is core to the work of Foróige. I would like to congratulate all of the graduates who dedicated themselves to understanding what it takes to become effective leaders and how to use these skills for the betterment society,” Mr Campbell finished.
To learn more about the programme visit www.foroige.ie/leadership