Two employee volunteers from Abbott Medical Optics in Westport have delivered innovative enterprise and life skills programmes to almost 30 students in St Colmcille’s National School, Westport.
Abbott, one of Ireland’s leading healthcare companies, has promoted the value of education to almost 14,000 primary and secondary students around Ireland, as part of a decade-long partnership with Junior Achievement Ireland.
Abbott volunteers have delivered a range of programmes in primary and secondary schools in the areas of Maths, Science, Life Skills, and Enterprise.
Junior Achievement Ireland encourages young people to remain in education.
Working with volunteers from public and private sector organisations, a wide range of enterprise, maths, science, life skills and diversity programmes are provided for students at all levels of the education system to develop the skills they need to succeed in a changing world