FREE European Year of Skills Event for young people (aged 15+)

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Teachers / Youth Leaders!

Booking now open for: Get Inspired, Get Involved, Get Skilled
FREE European Year of Skills Event for young people (aged 15+)

2023 is The European Year of Skills. This event will focus on skills and how they can be acquired. Listen to young people speaking about European opportunities they have engaged in and then you can ask our expert panel anything!

Having a workforce with in-demand skills is important for long-term sustainable growth and competitiveness. It will also ensure that the green and digital transitions are socially fair and just.

Join us on Monday 4 December from 10:30am – 12:30pm in The Theatre Royal Waterford and get inspired, get involved, get skilled.

FREE but booking essential as places limited:

Booking Form:

First Round Bookings limited to 40 per school / Youth Project. Preference will be given to Senior Cycle Students and young people 15+

Speakers include:
Chair Tia Weldon, Waterford Comhairle na nÓg Chairperson
Mayor of Waterford Cllr. Joe Conway
Grace O’Sullivan, MEP
Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Participants from Youthreach & Farronshoneen Centre
Andrzej Zalecki Erasmus+ Study Student, SETU
Tara Fitzgerald, European Solidarity Corps Volunteer
Craig McCarthy, Profession Boxer
Liza and Alena – Ukrainian residents

Live Music by Music Generation, Waterford Fern Hope & Washed Out

Young people will get an opportunity throughout the event to text through questions for the panel.
Expert Panel with Moderator Mara Matthews,
Amy Doherty, Eurodesk Youth information Youth Worker (WSTCYS)
Sinead Day, International Affairs Manager South East Technological University (SETU)
Emma Jordan, WWETB Apprenticeship Training Advisor
Katie Lowry, Creative Europe Desk Ireland

Performance from special guest Yung Shakur

This event is organised by Waterford Youth Info Centre, Eurodesk Ireland, Europe Direct Waterford and Waterford Libraries. For more information please contact:    Take-Away Lunch included

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