St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina
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Young Social Innovators

15-December-16
Young Social Innovators

Transition Year Module promotes education for social innovation

YSI is a Transition Year module that gives students an opportunity to use their creativity to respond to social issues and contribute to building a fairer, more caring and equal society. Young People are empowered to realise their potential as social innovators, giving them the skills and confidence to tackle the social issues facing them, their communities and wider society. YSI builds wellbeing amongst young people and communities and helps build a more inclusive, empathetic, fair society.

It is a youth led program, putting young people in the driving seat, asking them to examine the world through a new lens and to reimagine the type of society they would like to live in – one that is more caring, equal and fair. But more than that, it challenges them to put their ideas into practice and to bring their vision to reality. It is about taking ideas and putting them into action. It is about working together as a team.

Young Social Innovators fires young people’s passion to change the world for good!

Events
Oct
04 2018
Staff Meeting/Subject Department Planning
Oct
22 2018
Transition Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Oct
24 2018
TY School Tour to Madrid
Oct
26 2018
School Closed: JCT Staff In-service
24-Sep-2018
Our school Mass today was a moving and beautiful celebration to mark Mercy Day and it was a privilege to have the local Sisters of Mercy with us. Congratulations to 6th year student Hannah Quinn who received the inaugural Mercy Award presented by the
21-Sep-2018
Our 1st year students really enjoyed the after school 'Bake Club' during the week and by the looks of it are talented little bakers! Well done girls
20-Sep-2018
Our new Student Council of 2018-19 representing all year groups, had their inaugural meeting today! The Student Council is a representative structure through which students work in partnership with school management, staff and parents for the benefit
18-Sep-2018
2nd year Art students and 3rd year Religious Education students had a delightful visit from Sligo Iconographer Maureen Quinn today leaving both students and teachers in awe of her talent. This was a cross- curricular event strengthening links between
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Convent Hill
Ballina
Co. Mayo
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