BT YSTE will take place from the 11th to 14th of January 2017. The entry phase of the exhibition is now on and proposals from 12-19 year olds all over Ireland are due by September 28, 2016. If you know any young people who could enter, please let them know the deadline is fast approaching!
There are many reasons to enter BT YSTE including:
BT YSTE is about more than just science - projects can be about anything, from sport to social media, as long as they fit our simple criteria.
It’s an opportunity to represent their school and local community in front of over 60,000 people
There are more than 140 prizes to be won, including trips to the USA for students and teachers.
ImpactAimers is a youth camp which is taking place in Dublin this October. The aim of which is to support young adult’s social entrepreneurship and create a community of positive changemakers.
Applications are now open for the camp, which is open to Irish people aged 18 to 30. It's totally free and it takes place from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th of October. The camp is run by the Social Enterprise Development Company. https://impactaimers.org/
CoderDojo Girls & Coding Grace are hosting a Coder Girl Hack Day in the Vaults in the CHQ building, Dublin 1 on the 15th October from 10-4pm. A prize will be awarded to the best website on the day. For more see CoderGirlHackDay! Tickets to this free event will go live from the 29th of August.
Teachers and Parents, Did you know schools can avail of free STEM career talks that Smart Futures provide? They have volunteers from companies like Verizon, IBM, SAP, Twitter, HP, Intel, Ericsson, Vodafone and more all over the country who have been trained to engage young people and talk about their career stories
If want to find out more about STEM careers and help your teenagers with questions about school subject choices, or show them where their skills could be used later, see SmartFutures.ie
CoderDojo Midwest will be kicking off EU Code Week with MegaDojo in LIT on the 15th October 2016. We've got workshops, guest speakers, demonstrations and hackathons. Tickets available soon
Just to update - we've opened bookings for MegaDojo in LIT - http://megadojo.eventbrite.ie
Seen this cool post about the CoderGirl Hack Day this morning
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