Tech Week provides hands-on opportunities to learn about how computing and related technology are shaping every area of life: education, health, environment, social interaction, leisure, citizenship ... the list never ends and the pace of change never stops.
Tech Week Objective #1 is to inspire students to engage actively with STEM subjects, and equip them with the knowledge and experience necessary to make informed choices about their future subject and career choices.
Tech Week Objective #2 is to educate all citizens – of every age group and background – about the challenges and rewards of our fast-changing technological society.
The impact made by Tech Week 2016 has been phenomenal and has been featured across a multitude of media.
The number of people that Tech Week reached far exceeded our hopes for the first year of the event.
On this page you'll find some information on our social media figures, as well as some of our coverage in traditional media.
There were 8,311 Likes recorded for the Tech Week Facebook page in 2016, starting from a 2014 base of 4,192 Likes.
Our most popular post on Facebook was the announcement of the Tech Week survey. On the busiest day, Tech Week had a reach of 115,147
On Twitter, the Tech Week hashtag #techweekIRL was one of the top trends in Ireland on Thursday, 28th April 2016, trending as high as number 3 for much of the day.
Tech Week 2016 gained extensive coverage in Ireland's national and regional print media.
Television coverage of Tech Week 2016 included a segment on the RTE News which featured an interview with F1 in Schools National Champions, Verus Racing from St. Attracta's Community School, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo.
We would like you to get involved in Tech Week 2017 and to take an active role in promoting the key message of the importance of technology in everyday life and the promotion of careers in technology.
Technology is all around. It is growing at a fast pace and we at Tech Week are working to support the future of the sector through our various programmes and initiatives.
If you would like to get involved and discover how you can support Tech Week, please contact the Tech Week team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01 237 7768.