Tag: Junior Achievement Isle of Man

Two new members appointed to JA board

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Helen Pitchford and Chris Allen have been appointed to the board of Junior Achievement Isle of Man. Chris Allen, who was educated in England and holds an Honours degree in mechanical engineering, moved to the Isle of Man in 1999 to join the aerospace manufacturing sector, first working for Ronaldsway Aircraft Company in Ballasalla then […]

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Mayor’s charity appeal raises more than £14,000

Mayor’s charity appeal raises more than £14,000

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2013-2014 mayor’s charity appeal has raised more than £14,000. The Mayor of Douglas Councillor Carol Malarkey revealed the total raised at a reception in Douglas town hall when she presented each of her four chosen charities with a cheque for £3,500. In addition £500 was presented to the RNLI, money raised from the Deeply […]

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Junior Achievement launches interview workshops for schools in 2014

Junior Achievement launches interview workshops for schools in 2014

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the last two years Ballakermeen High School and Junior Achievement have pioneered a programme that gives students the opportunity to experience ‘real-time real-life’ interviews conducted by recruitment professionals drawn from a broad cross section of leading island employers. Thanks to a donation from Bramden Investments, educational charity Junior Achievement is now in a position […]

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Eloise takes the top spot in Appleby Academy final

Eloise takes the top spot in Appleby Academy final

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eloise Cain from St Ninian’s High School has been crowned the winner of the Appleby Academy 2013. The 17 year old student was one of three finalists chosen to present their business solution to a panel of guest judges at Appleby’s offices on Athol Street during the final on Monday 21 October. Now in its […]

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‘Hire’ education: Students take on Junior Achievement’s ‘You’re Hired, You’re Fired’ challenge

‘Hire’ education: Students take on Junior Achievement’s ‘You’re Hired, You’re Fired’ challenge

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

With more than a nod to TV’s Dragon’s Den and The Apprentice Junior Achievement Isle of Man has promoted the benefits of its flagship company programme to students from Ballakermeen High School, Castle Rushen High School, King William’s College and Queen Elizabeth II High School. Following a short presentation at each school by Junior Achievement’s […]

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The Overtones live at the Villa ahead of third album release

The Overtones live at the Villa ahead of third album release

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

For a flavour of the flawless famous five – vocal harmony group The Overtones – ahead of the release of their new album on November 4th – book to see the silky-smooth charmers on Saturday October 5th at the Villa Marina. The concert is in aid of Junior Achievement Isle of Man and will see […]

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‘Our Mayor’ supports ‘Our World’

‘Our Mayor’ supports ‘Our World’

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

World trade, resources and international marketing were on the curriculum when the Mayor of Douglas Councillor Carol Malarkey exchanged the precincts of Douglas town hall for the classrooms of Scoill Vallajeelt in her role as a Junior Achievement volunteer delivering one of the charity’s programmes, ‘Our World’. The Mayor is one of many volunteers helping […]

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Swimmer makes a splash with innovative fundraising idea

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Swimming champion Charlotte Atkinson won a competition thanks to an innovative idea to raise funds for travel expenses to major competitions. The 16-year-old from Douglas, who hopes to represent Team Isle of Man at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, won £250 in the competition organised by Skanco and Junior Achievement Isle of Man. David […]

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Mayoral charity appeal 2013-2014 launched

Mayoral charity appeal 2013-2014 launched

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Mayor of Douglas Councillor Carol Malarkey has launched her 2013-2014 mayoral charity appeal. She has selected four charities: Junior Achievement Isle of Man, Manx Workshop for the Disabled, Tabitha’s Trust and Victim Support. ‘These are all local causes very close to my heart,’ she said, adding that Douglas Town Band would also benefit from […]

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St Ninian’s Student Wins Appleby Academy 2012

St Ninian’s Student Wins Appleby Academy 2012

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rebecca Bannister from St Ninian’s High School has been crowned the winner of the Appleby Academy 2012. The 17 year old student was one of three finalists chosen to present their business solution to a panel of guest judges at Appleby’s offices on Athol Street during the final on Monday 10 December. Launched in September […]

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