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Students taking part in the 'It’s All About Money' programme

It’s All About Money!

Year 10 students from St Ninian’s High School are the first school to benefit from a scheme supported by HSBC. ‘It’s All About Money’ is a half day programme run…

Former Mayor and mayoress of Douglas Sara Hackman and Councillor Carol Malarkey with representatives from the three charities to benefit from the 2015-2016 mayoral charity appeal

Junior Achievement is one of three local charities set to share £15,000

In her final engagement as Mayor of Douglas Mrs Hackman hosted a reception for representatives of her three chosen charities, Junior Achievement Isle of Man, Manx Breast Care Unit Appeal…

Team Opus - Connor Chappell, Thomas Clague, Raygie Dolloso, James Kearsley, Callum Staley and Jay Waters

QEII success as team Opus named Student Company of the Year 2016

With their innovative take on how to increase the durability and life of cables for chargers and headphones, a team from Queen Elizabeth II High School has become the Junior…

Lloyds Bank island director Peter Reid, standing, third from left, with Georgina Cooper, standing extreme left, and her daughter, Georgia holding trophy with Junior Achievement’s Alex Day and Hilltop Hallucinations band members Antony Coward, Jordan Kirk, Luke Campbell, Niall McCabe-O’Kelly and Eddie Morris. Picture Andrew Barton.

‘Height of success’: Hilltop Hallucinations win People’s Choice award

Hilltop Hallucinations have been voted People’s Choice by the audience who attended Manx charity Junior Achievement’s The Next Big Thing talent contest in February. The band – Luke Campbell, rhythm…

Group photo of The Next Big Thing 2016 finalists

Electrifying performance wins Next Big Thing 2016

Tabitha Templer has become the Next Big Thing 2016, after her virtuoso performance playing the electric violin to a packed house at the Gaiety Theatre thrilled the judges and audience…

Photograph of ‘The Next Big Thing?' awards

Who’s going to be ‘The Next Big Thing?’

Manx charity Junior Achievement’s flagship event The Next Big Thing will be on Saturday February 20 when 15 young acts will go head to head in the live final of…

Winners of the Appleby Academy 2015

Two Winners Announced For Appleby Academy 2015

Two sixth-form students have been announced as winners of the fourth Appleby Academy, run by Appleby in partnership with Junior Achievement Isle of Man. For 2015, the Appleby Academy expanded…

Students taking part in Junior Achievement's Global Entrepreneur Day

Junior Achievement Global Entrepreneur Day inspires innovators of tomorrow

The next generation of entrepreneurs gained a unique insight into the world of business after Manx charity Junior Achievement, in association with Barclays, held a Global Entrepreneur Day at Ballakermeen…

Lisa Morris

Junior Achievement appoints primary programme manager

Junior Achievement Isle of Man has appointed Lisa Morris primary programme manager. ‘This is the job I’ve always wanted,’ said Lisa who will be working in all the island’s primary…