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JA has saying thanks down to a ‘tea’

A traditional afternoon tea held in the imposing surroundings of Douglas town hall’s council chamber was just one of a series of events arranged by Junior Achievement for Volunteer Appreciation…

Ballakermeen High School team to represent Isle of Man at JA Europe Company of the Year competition

Junior Achievement Isle of Man 2019 Company of the Year winners Gravity from Ballakermeen High School will represent the Island at the 30th JA Company of the Year competition in…

Junior Achievement’s bank of volunteers boosted thanks to Lloyds

Junior Achievement Isle of Man’s target to recruit 100 new volunteers in 2019 – the year in which Junior Achievement worldwide celebrates its 100th anniversary – has been given a…

New JA volunteer inspired to support Manx charity’s work in schools

Junior Achievement worldwide is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019. To mark this landmark in the educational charity’s history Junior Achievement Isle of Man has set a target to recruit…

Manx students set to benefit from financial literacy programme

More than 3000 students in the Isle of Man are set to benefit from a financial literacy programme after Manx educational charity Junior Achievement entered a new three-year partnership with…

Asteria have won the Next Big Thing 2019 People’s Choice Award

The Ellan Vannin Gymnastics Club group’s performance, which fused contemporary dance with breath-taking acrobatic displays, won them the most votes from the Gaiety Theatre audience out of the 13 acts…

Ballakermeen High School team Gravity wins Student Company of the Year 2019

A team from Ballakermeen High school has won the Junior Achievement Student Company of the Year 2019 award, sponsored by HSBC in the Isle of Man. Over the last seven…

Next Big Thing judges ‘ama-ZED’ by 11-year-olds’ originality

ZED – three 11-year-old boys, Zac Colligon, Ethan Whyley and David Livesey – have been voted the Next Big Thing 2019. The boys impressed the judges and delighted a packed…

TAXING TRAINING SESSIONS AHEAD FOR JA FUNDRAISING SUPPORTER

KPMG director Simon Nicholas is exchanging his business brogues for walking boots and starting training sessions ahead of taking part in a 10-day trek in Vietnam in October to raise…