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Junior Achievement Ireland ‘LEAP Project’

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Junior Achievement Ireland ‘LEAP Project’
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Location: WIT, Cork Road Campus

Waterford Local Enterprise Office in partnership with Junior Achievement Ireland is running the third year of the ‘LEAP’ (Local Enterprise Achievement Programme) with eight schools in Waterford city and county.

Encouraging childern

200 primary school students aged 10-11 have some exciting ideas, inventions and companies being formed. Over the past few weeks, they have worked along-side junior achievement volunteers who are entrepreneurs and business volunteers from local companies encouraging the children to learn about early stage entrepreneurship and setting up their own businesses.

The students will be showcasing their ideas in the foyer of the WIT, School of Business (Cork Road Campus) on 22 and 23 May. The students will also have the opportunity to present their ideas and inventions to the judges, otherwise known as the F.R.O.G.S. (For Recognition Of Greatness in Students).

Primary schools

The schools involved are:-

22 May- St. Paul’s Primary School, Waterpark N.S., St. Stephen’s De La Salle B.N.S., Abbeyside N.S. (Dungarvan).   

23 May- Faithlegg N.S., Butlerstown N.S., Gaelscoil Philib Bárun (Tramore), Christ Church N.S.

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