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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Junior Cycle, Student Council, Transition Year / 9 April 2019
Global Competency: Preparing Our Youth for an Inclusive and Sustainable World

Global Competency: Preparing Our Youth for an Inclusive and Sustainable World

Can schools promote global competence?

Schools play a crucial role in helping young people to develop global competence by:

* providing opportunities to learn about global developments;
* teaching students how they can develop a fact-based and critical worldview of today;
* equipping students with the means to analyse a broad range of cultural practices and meanings;
* engaging students in experiences that facilitate intercultural relations;
* promoting the value of diversity



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Subject Blogs, English/Drama, Wellbeing, Parents Association, Transition Year, Library / 8 March 2019
World Book Day celebrations: 'Booky Breakfast' book swap sale raises €180 for charity

World Book Day celebrations: 'Booky Breakfast' book swap sale raises €180 for charity

World Book Day 2019 in Stratford College kicked off with high-powered fruit juices and smoothies made on the spot by the TYs, while students, staff and parents browsed the many, many books in the book sale. Student, staff and parents were actively encouraged to bring in two books and €2 to make it the best book sale and 'booky breakfast' ever! And it was - we raised €180 for St. Michael's House. The juices and smoothies were also awesome!

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