I Wish has released its annual survey of more than 2,200 Transition Year students, which shows secondary school girls and their teachers still don’t know enough about STEM subjects and the careers that can follow. Key findings include: 59% of girls say they don’t know enough about STEM 93% of teachers say self-belief in girls’ […]
We are delighted to announce that UL will be running an interactive 5-day hands-on programme that will allow you to immerse yourself in all that is great in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) via applied and practical interactive workshops, site visits and demonstrations. The programme will run from January 14th-19th 2019. Registration will open […]
Congratulations to Mary Moloney and Norma Welch who ran the CIT I WISH Campus week last week. Over 100 students attended to what was described as a jam-packed week full of inspiration for these young girls. This was a 5-day hands-on programme which allowed the girls to immerse themselves in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. […]
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The Accenture research which covered a cross-section of girls, boys, teachers and parents builds upon research carried out in 2013 and 2015: Parental pressure Almost two-thirds of girls (65%) say their parents are most likely to influence subject choices at school, and half said their parents influence their career aspirations. Despite their high level […]
‘Cork Person of the Year’ Awards Organiser, Manus O’Callaghan, paid tribute to the founders of I Wish as they were named March ‘Cork Persons of the Month’. “I’m delighted to announce that Ruth, Gillian and Caroline have been acknowledged for their vision in setting up the I Wish initiative and their dedication to encouraging young […]