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FIT – Choose Tech Programme 2022/2023

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FIT – Choose Tech Programme 2022/2023FIT

Are you or your colleagues looking for new and innovative class time ideas that allows students to work independently whilst at home and in school?

Have you considered FIT’s Choose Tech Program?

Choose Tech is a free online school programme organised by FIT (Fastrack to Information Technology) that seeks to engage senior cycle students to get involved and onto a micro-credential pathway at an earlier juncture giving them the confidence to take the next step towards a career in tech.

Over 3000 students Nationally are registered with Choose Tech!

The aim is to provide further opportunities and links to Tech Apprenticeships, as it will provide a framework for the provision of skilling opportunities for young people with the support of their educators to kick-start their careers in technology. Further information is available at www.fit.ie/resources/choosetech

Choose Tech can be used for :

  • Special Achievement Task completion for LCA students
  • Integrate as part of the School Completion programme (extra curricula or afterschool clubs)
  • CPD for Educators
  • Mapping Choose Tech modules to curricula and incorporating them into schemes of work (IT, Computing, Science, Maths, PHSE, English, Safeguarding, Biology, Art, Design, Geography)
  • Work experience for TY students covering tech skills and soft skills (online modules)
  • Career guidance and 3rd Level pathway options (pre-tech and tech apprenticeships)

 

Other Benefits include :

  • Easy and free to register.
  • Can be accessed on laptops, phones, PC and tablets.
  • Modules are user friendly for students and teachers
  • Additional support resources – Career Pathway and Near Peer Engagement videos
  • Tech Apprenticeship Information sessions for students
  • Students earn recognised micro-credential badges and certificates
  • Teachers can monitor students’ progress through the online platform
  • Choose Tech team are available to support and guide teachers
  • Choose Tech is a GAISCE challenge partner
  • Educators can become Choose Tech Brand Ambassadors - NEW
  • Schools can become FIT Tech Ambassadors - NEW

 

We are hosting two online Choose Tech Information Sessions for anyone interested in learning more about the programme and to share NEW developments to our registered schools.

Session 1 – 26th August @ 10am / Session 2 – 14th September @ 1pm – register here Choosetech Webinar Registration Form


If you would like to get started with Choose Tech or require more information, please feel free to email [email protected] or call 086 815 7584, we would be delighted to hear from you.

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