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 Young Minds Online as a module in Transition Year.
Both Joanne and Mr. Fogarty shared the experiences of the students with the Minister and how it can help educate and upskill young teens. They also discussed the potential for Young Minds Online to train teachers and parents best practice online.
A successful day.