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 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

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.

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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

Congratulations to the Scratch 2017 National Finalists!

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Congratulations to all 2017 Scratch Competition entrants and thank you for all your hard work and for your highly creative and entertaining Scratch project submissions.

We had a difficult job selecting 30 projects to proceed to the national finals, from over 545 entries all around the country. We have been through 2 rounds of judging from over 50 judges and the standard of Scratch projects created this year was very high. Continue reading Congratulations to the Scratch 2017 National Finalists!

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Minister Halligan Launches Tech Week 2017!

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This year’s Tech Week is happening on 22nd -28th April 2017 with a variety of nationwide events!

The Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan TD, today launched Tech Week 2017, Ireland’s national festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public, which takes place all over Ireland this year from 22-28 April.

Organised by the ICS Foundation, the social enterprise arm of the Irish Computer Society, and sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland, this exciting week of events will see more than 100,000 students take part in a range of fun activities, including the finals of several Tech Week events. Continue reading Minister Halligan Launches Tech Week 2017!

Tech Week 2016 Prize Winners

Congratulations to all of our Tech Week 2016 prize winners, we hope they enjoy using the tech gadgets they’ve won!

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A class from The Neale NS with their prize

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Tech Week 2016: The Highlights

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Tech Week 2016 is all over, and it has been another fantastic year for Ireland’s festival of technology. Our sincerest thanks go out to all of the thousands students, parents, teachers and members of the general public who participated throughout the week. The Tech Week team worked hard on this one, and we think it paid off. Tens of thousands students participated. Technology enthusiast’s organised events all across Ireland including career talks, workshops, lectures, coding activities and much more.

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Mary Cleary Tech Radio Interview

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Our Deputy CEO Mary Cleary spoke about the launch of Tech Week 2016 during an interview with DJ Dusty Rhodes for Tech Radio.

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LIT Tech Ambassadors demo at Tech Week Showcase Event

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LIT and St. Patrick’s Girls National School will be at the Tech Week 2016 Showcase and they are putting on an amazing display.

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