Have Your Say In Seanad Éireann
Are you a transition student and want to speak in Seanad Éireann? Well the Seanad Éireann Transition Year Student Challenge gives you a chance to do just that.
To enter all you have to do is discuss:
Do you think the Leaving Certificate prepares you for life?
The challenges that face Ireland and does you future lie here?
Entries must be in form of a written speech of between 500 and 750 words or you can produce a video of between 90 and 120 seconds.
A shortlist of entries will be chosen and those students will be invited to attend an event in Seanad Éireann in Spring 2013. The closing date for receipt of entries is Friday, 25 January 2013 at 12 noon. For all the information go to: http://www.oireachtas.ie/parliament/education/studentchallenge/#d.en.13223
Two Tube went to the streets of Dublin to see if they thought the Leaving Cert prepared them for life.