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Tech Week Wins Best Practice Award

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Tech Week has won the ‘Best Practice Award’ at the ECDL Forum event which took place in Malta this week.

Congratulations to the Tech Week team who strive to make the event bigger and better every year! Tech Week 2017 received excellent feedback from all involved and we’re already looking forward to next year. Continue reading Tech Week Wins Best Practice Award

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Tech Week 2017 draws to a close – many thanks!

As Tech Week 2017 has drawn to a close, we’d like to take the opportunity to say a big thank you for getting involved. We had a blast and learned a lot; we hope you and your students did too!

We’d love to know how you got involved and what you thought of Tech Week 2017, so we’ve created a quick two minute ‘Event Holders Debrief and Evaluation’. We’ll use the information to measure engagement around the country and incorporate your feedback and suggestions into making next years’ Tech Week even better.

We’re now looking into the participation and engagement and so far it looks like our best year yet!

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Some Tech Week events are just finishing up but from our Social media accounts it looks like you had a fun and enlightening technological experience – which is what Tech Week is all about!

We’re going to start soon working on our plans for next year, so if  you have any ideas do let us know on info@techweek.ie

 

Here’s a short video that wraps up the week :-)

 

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The Tech Week Sessions at Féile na Bealtaine – Live streamed today @2pm!

downloadAs part of the Tech Week sessions at Féile na Bealtaine, two speakers will share their experiences and their passion for what they do.

The Ever changing Story – using technology on the move
In a technology driven age, how do we maintain the human elements to our stories? What makes a story and how do we bring it to life? Continue reading The Tech Week Sessions at Féile na Bealtaine – Live streamed today @2pm!

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Congratulations to the Scratch National Finals Winners!

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Wednesday saw the Scratch Finalists make their way to the Kemmy Business School in University Limerick for the Scratch National Final. 30 of the top scoring teams across the categories qualified and were invited to show their mettle to the judges. Continue reading Congratulations to the Scratch National Finals Winners!

Tech Week 2017 survey shows that majority of Irish adults now believe an education in STEM can lead to better career opportunities

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Research carried out for Tech Week 2017 shows that the vast majority of Irish adults (89%) now believe that getting an education in STEM related subjects is important and can lead to better career opportunities in the future. Continue reading Tech Week 2017 survey shows that majority of Irish adults now believe an education in STEM can lead to better career opportunities

Congratulations to all Bebras National Finals 2017 winners

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The 2017 Bebras National Finals took place on Saturday, 22nd April in the Eolas Building in the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the competition through the year, as well as the Bebras participants on the day. Continue reading Congratulations to all Bebras National Finals 2017 winners

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Bebras National Finals – Information for participants

If your student/child has been invited and confirmed they will attend the National Finals of the Bebras Challenge 2017 please read on for details of the event. Continue reading Bebras National Finals – Information for participants

Enter the Tech Week Snapchat Competition for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab A!

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Do you fancy winning a Samsung Galaxy Tab A? Simply add techweekirl on Snapchat and snap us a picture of your favourite piece of technology to be entered into the draw.

Continue reading Enter the Tech Week Snapchat Competition for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab A!

Bebras National Finals taking place April 22nd

 

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We are delighted to announce that the 2017 Bebras National Finals will take place on Saturday, April 22nd in the Eolas Building, NUI Maynooth, as part of the Bebras Computing Challenge. The Challenge is run in November each year around the world in over 30 countries. It introduces the concepts of computational thinking to students and lets students see the practical applications of modern computing. Continue reading Bebras National Finals taking place April 22nd

Listen back to Mary Cleary’s Tech Week Interview with West Limerick 102FM

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You can now listen back to ICS Foundation Deputy CEO Mary Cleary’s Tech Week interview with West Limerick 102FM’s Monica Sheehy. Continue reading Listen back to Mary Cleary’s Tech Week Interview with West Limerick 102FM

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