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Y9 students enjoying their Young Enterprise workshop - View Full Size Image
Y9 students enjoying their Young Enterprise workshop
Y9 students hard at work during their Young Enterprise workshop - View Full Size Image
Y9 students hard at work during their Young Enterprise workshop
Happy smiles at the Young Enterprise workshop for Y9 students - View Full Size Image
Happy smiles at the Young Enterprise workshop for Y9 students
Y9 students ready for action at their Young Enterprise workshop - View Full Size Image
Y9 students ready for action at their Young Enterprise workshop
29/04/2015 ENTREPRENEURSHIP MASTERCLASS FOR LORETO COLLEGE STUDENTS

All Year 9 students at Loreto College Coleraine took part in an  Enterprise and Entrepreneurship workshop run by Young Enterprise NI on Wednesday 29th April 2015.

The half-day programme aimed to provide students with an understanding of what is involved in setting up and running a business. In the course of the workshop, students engaged in activities designed to give them an understanding of the skills, attitudes and behaviours of entrepreneurs and an opportunity to consider self-employment as a career option. The activities in which the students took part were designed to help foster their inspiration, enthusiasm and vision as well as to develop their entrepreneurial skills.

Gail Hamilton of Young Enterprise NI who led the workshop, commented that the Year 9 students had participated with great enthusiasm and had shown great promise and determination in the activities throughout the workshop. The students also benefited from meeting two local entrepreneurs and hearing about their experiences: Dara O’Hartghaile or Ursa Minor Bakehouse, and Ricky Martin of Alive Surf School.  This opportunity gave the lessons learned in the workshop a sense of immediacy, putting them into a local, real-life context.

Mrs Sinead McNicholl, Citizenship and Employability Co-ordinator at Loreto College, paid tribute to the course leaders and to the Year 9 students following a lively, enjoyable and stimulating day’s active learning. Mr Michael James, Principal of Loreto College, commended Mrs McNicholl, who had organised the day, along with the course leaders and the Year 9 students for their enthusiastic and constructive participation in such a memorable day of learning.