Tech Week 2018

Tech Week is a nationwide festival of technology made up of a range of classroom and community activities taking place across Ireland – in libraries, schools, community centres, and many other locations. These activities give students a chance to develop their interest in technology subjects, examine potential career prospects, learn new skills, be creative in a fun environment.

This year’s Tech Week is the fifth annual one and takes place from April 22nd to 28th. Students and parents are encouraged to take part in various events such as the following.

 School Events

  •  Career talks

  •  Technology workshops

  •  Plan a Tech Week activity in the classroom

  •  Run a competition or quiz

  •  Show inspiring videos such as the Smart Futures videos

 Family Events

  •  Bring your children to a Tech Week activity in your area

  •  Plan a Tech Week activity at home using our Tech Week activity sheets, Cliste primary school resources or Scratch programming lesson plans.

 Industry Events

  •  Invite your local school to an open day at your organisation

  •  Organise an event with hands-on activities or workshop

  •  Re-visit your old school and tell students about your path into IT

  •  Get involved in IT Professionals Day

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