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Programming in Java for TY Students (SIP080)
By introducing Java programming to TY students, this project intends to test the feasibility of introducing Java as a module in a more comprehensive computer course for Senior Cycle students.
18 months
Lead Organisation
Our Lady's Secondary School, Co. Tipperary
Project Aims
  • Increase links with third level college, TRBDI.
  • To investigate the possibility of using this program in an effort to develop a cohesive program for senior cycle computing.
  • To provide opportunities for students to work in information technology/computers.
  • To enable students to write simple programs in Java and thus develop a programming methodology.
  • To empower teachers to share the knowledge acquired with other classes.
  • Indicative Outcomes
  • Students and staff to gain an awareness of modern IT systems.
  • Students to become active learners rather than passive listeners.
  • Students to compile their own programmes.
  • Skills to be developed in teamwork and project completion.
  • Potential employers to value students' experience with new technology.
  • Participating Schools
    Further Information

    SIP is an initiative of the National Centre for Technology in Education
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