Young Minds Online in Leinster House

Young Minds Online Presented to Minister for Education Joanne Sweeney-Burke, Managing Director of Digital Training Institute along with her daughter Sophie and Mr. Brian Fogarty of Salerno Secondary School, Salthill met with the Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn this week in Leinster House. The meeting was facilitated by Senator Hildegarde Naughton. The meeting was arranged to brief Minister Quinn on the Transition Year course Young Minds Online developed by Joanne and her daughter Sophie. Mr. Fogarty attended the meeting with Joanne and Sophie to represent Salerno Secondary School in Salthill who were the first school in the country to use

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Salerno Showcase Young Minds Online Projects

Young Minds Online Final Showcase in Salerno Last week Transition Year students in Salerno Secondary School in Salthill Galway presented their final projects at a showcase in the school. The final showcase was facilitated by TY teachers Mr. Fogarty and Ms. Waterstone. The 50 TY’s presented the findings of their 7-month course to first, second and third years. Over the past seven months the girls in Salerno have developed a best practice Social Media Use Policy for themselves, their peers and their school; developed, launched and executed an Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign, learned skills in Digital Marketing, Content Marketing, Web Marketing, Social

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Young Minds Online Final Showase

After seven months of hard work the Transition Year girls in Salerno Secondary School, Salthill have completed Young Minds Online Transition Year course. Next week we will celebrate their achievement and commitment to being ambassadors of best practice online at the Young Minds Online final showcase in Salerno school. At the final showcase girls will be showing a film about cyberbullying to some of the students of Salerno and prsenting their work, They will also receive certificates and prizes on the night for their hard work and dedication. Over the past seven months the girls in Salerno have developed a

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Young Minds Online Free Presentation In Your School

There are very many reasons why we need to protect Young Minds Online. As a mother of two children and a regular speaker and mentor in schools, Joanne found that while tweens and teens are up to date with social technologies, their appreciation for protecting their online privacy and reputation is minimal. Joanne has alsoΒ long held the idea that very often parents aren’t aware of the pitfalls or indeed advantages of social.Β And so they cannot be of help in trying online situations. Joanne began thinking quite seriously about this topic and decided that she could and should do something about

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