The Irish Times/Business 2000 Factfile


The objective: To link in to the new school business curriculum by providing profiles and other pertinent details of leading companies in the multi-media resource pack and by examining current issues in the ever-changing business climate in the Monday column.

The pack: Arrival of a free pack in every second-level school on Wednesday, October 22nd. The pack will contain a portfolio business studies of 32 Irish and multinational companies, including assignments for students, a CD-ROM, a teacher's guide and questionnaire.

The weekly column: Every Monday in the Business & Finance pages of The Irish Times from today, October 6th, until May 25th, 1998. Monday's newspaper is available to second-level students at a special price of 35p. To order, call freephone number 1-800-798884.

The support: The Teacher's Support Desk number is (01) 661 8866. Any other queries to The Irish Times at (01) 679 2022, extension 568/569.

Companies wishing to participate in 1998-99: Contact Anna Gethings, Project Director, The Irish Times Business 2000, Woodgrange Consultants Ltd, 25 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 tel: (01) 661 8866; fax: (01) 661 8914.