Junior Achievement Ireland and Futurewize Programme
Futurewize, in partnership with Science Foundation Ireland, is a five-week STEM programme linking the strands of the Junior Cycle Science curriculum: Earth and Space, Chemical World, Physical World and Biological World, to varied careers and ﬁelds of study in STEM. With hands-on activities, students journey through Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths and uncover the future possibilities within Science.
Thirty-two First Year Science students received certificates in Presentation College on completion the programme. The five-week programme was delivered by Conor Byrne from Merck Sharp and Dohme with the help of Science teachers Mr. Homan and Ms.Kinsella. The programme was organised through Junior Achievement Ireland. Ms. Cumiskey, the Guidance Counsellor has established links with Junior Achievement Ireland over the last few years and recognises the importance and the impact of these programs on the students.