St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina

Young Social Innovators

Young Social Innovators

Transition Year Module promotes education for social innovation

YSI is a Transition Year module that gives students an opportunity to use their creativity to respond to social issues and contribute to building a fairer, more caring and equal society. Young People are empowered to realise their potential as social innovators, giving them the skills and confidence to tackle the social issues facing them, their communities and wider society. YSI builds wellbeing amongst young people and communities and helps build a more inclusive, empathetic, fair society.

It is a youth led program, putting young people in the driving seat, asking them to examine the world through a new lens and to reimagine the type of society they would like to live in – one that is more caring, equal and fair. But more than that, it challenges them to put their ideas into practice and to bring their vision to reality. It is about taking ideas and putting them into action. It is about working together as a team.

Young Social Innovators fires young people’s passion to change the world for good!

Jun 27
2020
End of classes for 1st, 2nd & 5th year students
Dec 01
2020
School Closed: JCT Staff In-service
03-Jun-2020
St Mary's Gaisce and Wellbeing team are offering your daughter the chance to register now for the prestigious President's Gaisce Awards.
31-May-2020
Your summer holidays have finally arrived after what has been a challenging and difficult year. You have shown great resilience and character in the way you have coped with online teaching and learning.
26-May-2020
We ran a fabulous competition for our TY students recently, to test their cooking skills in a Masterchef competition! Congratulations to the overall winner Chloe Sweeney for her main course and dessert entry!
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