– Ireland’s two-sided economy has a ‘high road’ and a ‘low road’ – A skills first policy will bolster a sustainable recovery better that a jobs first approach – How our education system can evolve, to better serve all our young people – The distance we have come and have […]
Today we are delighted to announce the renewed support from J.P. Morgan, that will allow us to support 150 young women into tech apprenticeships, to continue our mission to increase access and inclusion for female tech apprentice candidates. Our aim is to build on the progress made, to achieve the […]
Workforce Week is back again, running from the 8th to June 12. The weeklong program equips individuals who face barriers to employment with the soft skills and technical training they need to get (and keep) well-paying jobs. Workforce Week is an annual program founded by Workday, a global leader in […]
As part of a 1m investment in the Dublin Impact Challenge, Google invited non-profits, social enterprises and educators to submit bold ideas to grow social and economic opportunities in their communities. I-FITs was amongst the final 15 projects amongst 250 applicants in this year’s Google Impact Challenge and secured grant […]
FIT & Workday, a global leader in solutions software, ran a hugely successful workshop as part of Workforce Week 2019 in their Dublin HQ on May 13th. Workforce Week is an annual workforce development program that equips individual who face barriers to employment with the soft skills and technical training […]
FIT teamed up with IBM Dublin to create the perfect Tech Taster day for females nationwide. Hosted at IBM’s state-of-the-art Mulhuddart Campus, the aim of the day was to introduce participants to the world of tech, meet females in tech roles and understand exactly what a tech career looks like […]
Created by Silicon Republic, Inspirefest is a two-day festival exploring the future of science, technology and creativity. With a mission to build an inclusive smart economy, FIT was delighted to share how Tech Apprenticeships are inspiring a new pool of tech talent to kick-start their career. Attended by more than […]
Tech Skills Research and Development Officer Aoife Sheehy recently participated in the Global Apprenticeship Network Conference at JP Morgan in Canary Wharf London to engage with global influencers discussing the value of apprenticeships as strategic investments as a means to overcoming the skills gap.