Entrepreneurship schemes in schools

During this school year alone, just under 65,000 Irish students are taking part in programmes run by Junior Achievement Ireland, a non-profit organisation that aims to develop entrepreneurship and workplace skills among young people.

6th June, 2009

During this school year alone, just under 65,000 Irish students are taking part in programmes run by Junior Achievement Ireland, a non-profit organisation that aims to develop entrepreneurship and workplace skills among young people.

Established in the US a century ago, Junior Achievement launched in Ireland in 1996 with the arrival of the first wave of multinationals to locate here.

‘‘Corporate social responsibility is an established concept in Ireland now, but back then it wasn’t,” said Della...

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