Parents consider enterprise education starting from primary school vital for preparing children for the workplace reveals recent research by Young Enterprise NI, Parenting NI and Ni4kids. In a rapidly evolving world, parents are asking: How best to prepare our children for the future? This is the challenge facing educators andRead More →

There are nearly 10,000 species of bird and they belong to all sorts of families. Here’s some fascinating facts to impress your friends with about these wonderful winged animals… Why does a bird have feathers? A bird is the only animal with feathers. Feathers keep birds warm and waterproof. TheyRead More →

Anne Frank was an ordinary little girl living in extraordinary times. Anne became one of the most memorable victims of WWII, and the diary she wrote one of the most famous books in the world… Anne was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt am Main, one of the largestRead More →

Have you ever wondered how the human body works and wished that you could take asneak peek inside to find out exactly what’s going on? Now thanks to MED-Lab, a new interactive medical-themed exhibition area at W5, you can take an extraordinary and fun journey of discovery into your body!Read More →

2019 is the 50th anniversary year of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the moon during which American astronaut Neil Armstrong declared his first step on the lunar surface as, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” The moon has always held a firm fascination for us downRead More →

A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME ABOUT MIGRATION… For us, winter is great. We get to wrap up warm, go for long walks through frosty fields and drink yummy hot chocolate with marshmallows. But a little bird told me that during the winter, they have to fly away and find aRead More →

The clocks have gone back, the nights are longer and oh baby it’s cold outside, but if you wrap up in your winter woollies and venture outside, you will discover nature’s most illuminating and spectacular free show in the sky up above… Imagine the dark night sky in the countryside,Read More →

Think back to when you were at school and your least favourite subject, the one you struggled to pass or perhaps even failed. Most of us assume that the lessons that don’t come easy never will, but what if there was a way of training your brain to learn theRead More →

Chartered electrical engineer Kerrine, a former recipient of the Precious Award for Outstanding Woman in STEM, is endeavouring to tackle gender diversity issues and misconceptions about STEM jobs at grassroots level, through her independent publishing house, Butterfly Books, which communicates a positive message about the professions to young children. Kerrine isRead More →

In this school year, 2017/2018, Young Enterprise Northern Ireland had the privilege of engaging with 87,879 students, working with 351 schools and achieving wonderful support from over 900 business volunteers. Was your child’s school involved? Banbridge Academy‘s ‘Poppin’ were awarded the prestigious accolade of Young Enterprise’s Company of the YearRead More →

Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela began life in the tiny South African Village of Mvezo and became the first black president of South Africa. A charming new biography for children has been published to tie in with the July 2018 commemoration of a hundred years since hisRead More →