Social Inclusion Competition for 2nd Level Schools

A competition is run by South Dublin County Council for secondary schools in South Dublin with the following objectives;

  • To raise awareness and enhance understanding of poverty and inequality amongst the 2nd level Students in the South Dublin County.
  • To Develop skills, knowledge and values through a positive educational experience.
  • To provide opportunities for practical learning experiencies.
  • To deepen their knowledge and engage in action based learning.
  • To create participation and awareness of Active Citizenship within their community.

Students from Leaving Certificate Applied, Transition Year and 3rd year Civic, Social and Political Education work on a project and are encouraged to be innovative and creative in their choice of topics. The project may be submitted by individual or group.

The competition was won last year by CEIST school, Coláiste Bríde, Clondalkin (pictured below) with their project on Homelessness.