‘Change Nation’ to dominate today at MacGill

The final day of the MacGill Summer School begins at 11.00am with a fifteen minute talk, “Change the Nation”, from Paul O’ Hara, Director, Ashoka Europe and Founder, Change Nation. Change Nation will host a talk later tomorrow at 2.30pm on Skills for a 21st Century Ireland as Marc Freedman, founder/CEO of Civic Ventures (USA) explores the correlation and relationship between the education system and the various sectors which are in need of skilled workers. Moderated by Anne Connolly, CEO, The Ageingwell Network, the talk’s panel includes: Mark Ryan, Country Managing Director, Accenture; James Whelton, Founder, CoderDojo and John Concannon, Director of Market Development for Fáilte Ireland.

The final day of the MacGill Summer School begins at 11.00am with a fifteen minute talk, “Change the Nation”, from Paul O’ Hara, Director, Ashoka Europe and Founder, Change Nation. Change Nation will host a talk later tomorrow at 2.30pm on Skills for a 21st Century Ireland as Marc Freedman, founder/CEO of Civic Ventures (USA) explores the correlation and relationship between the education system and the various sectors which are in need of skilled workers. Moderated by Anne Connolly, CEO, The Ageingwell Network, the talk’s panel includes: Mark Ryan, Country Managing Director, Accenture; James Whelton, Founder, CoderDojo and John Concannon, Director of Market Development for Fáilte Ireland.

The final talk of the week looks toward the next generation of Ireland, their protection and what we must do now to provide the bright future they deserve.

Speakers on the topic are: Norah Gibbons, Director of Advocacy, Barnardos; Fr. Peter McVerry SJ and Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. The talk will be moderated by Carl O’ Brien, Irish Times

If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Live editorial team any time. To contact Donegal Democrat and Donegal People's Press, email editorial@donegaldemocrat.ie To contact Donegal Post, email editor@donegalpost.com To contact Inish Times, email editor@inishtimes.com.

More News

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.