first_imgThe Schools’ Business Partnership has announced that Inishowen Engineering Ltd. has recently concluded the ninth successful year in their Skills @ Work programme for students of Crana College. The initiative provided firsthand insight into the business world to senior cycle students from Crana College and is part of the Schools’ Business Partnership programme run by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI).During the year long programme and over the past nine years, employees of Inishowen Engineering Ltd. provided a number of interactive talks on, ‘A Day in the Life of …’, they ran workshops on teambuilding; how to build a comprehensive CV and develop good interview skills combined with valuable practical mock interview experience. The students were also brought on a site visit to Inishowen Engineering and saw the various career opportunities that exist within the engineering and business sectors.“The impact that this initiative has on the students is visible right from day one, it generates an interest and motivation for the students to succeed and to continue to work hard on their studies. The partnership has been invaluable to the school over the past nine years,” said Elaine Quigley, Business Teacher, Crana College.“Inishowen Engineering Ltd. is delighted to be continuing our partnership with Crana College. The commitment from our employees to the programme each year continues to be outstanding. It is an invaluable experience for them, from developing team-building, interpersonal and communication skills to feeling a sense of pride, value and satisfaction in their work.” said Josephine Noone, Administrator, Inishowen Engineering Ltd.“BITCI recognises the ongoing support shown by Inishowen Engineering Ltd. to the programme, the school and the community in Buncrana. Inishowen Engineering Ltd. have successfully completed nine years of partnership with Crana College and their commitment in supporting and advancing the skills and ideas of the students, to help them prepare for a work life that they will enjoy and be good at is exemplary. This commitment and engagement not only benefits the school but has far reaching impacts on the local community. It is a wonderful demonstration of an organisation’s corporate responsibility.” Elaine McFadden, Regional Coordinator – Donegal, BITCI. The Schools’ Business Partnership is funded by participating businesses with matching funds provided by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and the Department of Education and Skills under the National Development Plan (NDP).INISHOWEN STUDENTS ‘ENGINEER’ THEIR WAY TO SUCCESS! was last modified: April 22nd, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CRANA COLLEGEdonegalInishowen Engineeringlast_img read more

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