GMIT Mayo organise workshops, conferences and employer/Job opportunity events to highlight the importance of technology and digital skills in the region and beyond. Many events are hosted in collaboration with external bodies, such as enterprise boards, councils, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning, Science Ireland. These events impact on 1000+ people every year. Each year the campus offers free Springboard training courses in the areas of technology and enterprise.
As part of its pledge to the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, GMIT Mayo is currently in the process of developing online and blended learning opportunities in technology.
Through the All Aboard national initiative to build confidence in digital skills for Learning, the GMIT Mayo Campus is offering a range of events for the general public, primary, secondary schools and local businesses. The events include hands-on workshops and talks. All Aboard is a project funded by Ireland’s National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning, which aims to identify the wide range of skills and knowledge that students, and all those who work in higher education, will need to feel confident and creative when learning, working and exploring the digital world.