In 2019, a number of partners from Limerick came together and decided to plan a unique exploration of the importance of the European Union to its people of Limerick and vice versa and so the European Expo was born! A series of online and virtual events, conferences, exhibitions, seminars celebrating national and European culture and cooperation, with Belonging, the European Investment Bank Art Exhibition, at its core.
And fortuitously, it tied in wonderfully to the launch of the new Limerick Brand - Atlantic Edge/European Embrace. The European Expo showcases Irish and EU cultures, through education, culture, sport, economics, entertainment and information. It takes the form of exhibitions detailing the work of the EU institutions, debates on the big issues facing the EU, our region and of course fun, participatory events highlighting the common ties which bind us together.
The European Expo was created out of a desire to use art and culture to unite citizens and to demonstrate how working together, we are better than when we strive alone. It is a call out to future generations to look towards Europe and find ways of solving global issues around climate, migration, nationalism, finance, culture and economics. If you have an event taking place in your classroom or school which relates to Europe and these topics, we would love to hear from you. You can contact us about your event on firstname.lastname@example.org and check out our website: www.europeanexpo.eu for more European events.
The ‘Choose Safety’ programme, certified by the Health and Safety Authority HSA, aims to promote awareness of health and safety to young people and encourage them to develop a safety mindset before entering the world of work.
By fostering a safety-first mindset at school, students can learn to protect themselves and those around them, while getting on with the job. ‘Choose Safety’ aims to persuade young people to consider health and safety in part-time jobs and work placements. The programme has teacher’s and student’s books. The student’s is not a text book: it a work book provoking inquiry and debate, perfect for TY, LCA and LCVP. 'Choose Safety' contains over 50 exercises and activities.
Certificates are awarded on completion of the course. Digital Badges are awarded for every unit completed online. Visit hsalearning.ie
No cost involved and books are delivered to schools.
For more information, contact Joseph O’Donnell at jhod12@hotmail,com or 087-2361833
Belongto.Org are offering a free online LGBTI+ Workshop for Educators in the Munster region this October. The workshop takes place online on Thursday, October 8th 7-9pm.
Join hundreds of schools across Ireland taking a stand against LGBTI+ bullying and join Stand Up Awareness Week from 16th - 20th November.
For full information please click here. Places for this course are to be booked directly with Belongto.Org.