School Summit

Transition Year and Sixth Year students from the CBS attended the inaugural School Summit, held last week at the National Show Centre in Dublin.

The Summit is a two-day careers fair attended by over 70 exhibitors ranging from universities to apprenticeships. It is intended to help students learn more about a wide range of career and educational opportunities. Our students got to hear experts speaking about the process of choosing a career and the factors which should be taken into consideration.Representatives from the Gardaí, the Central Statistics Office, Dublin Aerospace, the European Central Bank and the Ombudsman for Children were some of the speakers who presented at the event.

As well as the exhibitions from the various colleges, students also enjoyed an interactive production of Macbeth from the Cyclone Rep Theatre company. The Road Safety Authority had a crash simulator at the event to teach students about the importance of road safety.

Overall, TYs and Sixth Years found the summit interesting, and enjoyed the opportunity to speak directly to third level institutions and potential employers. Many thanks to teachers Mr. O’Doherty and Mr. Casey for organising and accompanying students on the trip.