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How Magical Leaders improves digital Skills

What are digital skills?Digital skills are the ability to source, evaluate, organise, use, and communicate information that can be obtained from the internet or on a computer or a device. Since the first computer was invented, there has been a need for digitally skilled people to operate and work in roles where digital devices are

21st Century Skills and the impact they are having on our student’s education

21st-century skills are tools that can be applied universally to improve how we think, learn, work and live in the world. When we reflect on what school actually is, it’s preparing students for when they leave education. How we prepare them is to equip them with the skills they will need to become great citizens

How participation in Magical Leaders can help your child's mental health

The month of May is dedicated to raising awareness around mental health. With mental health issues continually increasing for our children and students, at Zeeko, we are always researching and looking for ways to support parents, teachers, students and children around these topics. According to Mental Health Ireland, 1 in 10 children will suffer from some

The Primary Curriculum Framework: An Overview of the New Primary Curriculum for Ireland

The Minister for Education Norma Foley has officially launched the new Primary Curriculum Framework for primary and special education schools. The framework was developed by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, work that took six years to prepare, researched and designed using national and international research, reaching out to over 60 primary schools and

Are your children safe from online gaming addiction?

What is online gaming?   Online gaming is at an all-time high, with children now using devices before they even begin walking. Online gaming refers to any game played on a computer or device, generally over the internet. Last week, Ryan Tubrity on RTE Radio 1 dedicated a talk show segment to speaking about online

Press Release March 2023

Zeeko and Next Education announce partnership, strive to transform the edtech landscape of India~ The partnership introduces Magic Leaders, a peer led entrepreneur programme ~~ Educators and students who participate in this programme can leverage an interactive digital learning experience through an edtech SaaS platform ~India, March 17: Zeeko, an Enterprise Ireland backed high-potential start-up

Press Release October 2022

Irish EdTech Company Signs Agreement with Vietnam’s Institute for Education Technology – Zeeko to trial Magical Leaders programme for students in 5 schools in HanoiDublin, Ireland, 21 October 2022, Zeeko, the Irish EdTech company, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Vietnam’s Institute for Education Technology to trial an EdTech programme for students.The

Press Release November 2018

Ahead of Seasonal Sale Events Research by Zeeko Indicates 1 in 3 Boys aged 8 are Playing Over 18 Online GamesDublin, Ireland, 21 November 2018, Ahead of upcoming seasonal sale events, such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the Christmas sales, research findings announced today by Zeeko (www.zeeko.ie), indicate that 1 in 3 boys aged 8

Press Release October 2018

Zeeko Launches New Peer-to-Peer Interactive Platform to Transform Teaching Internet Safety to Primary School ChildrenDublin, Ireland, 16 October 2018, Zeeko, the Irish Edtech start-up, today announced the launch of a new and interactive Peer-to-Peer educational platform to transform the way internet safety is taught to primary school children in Ireland.Zeeko, headquartered at NovaUCD, the Centre for

Press Release September 2018

Edtech firm providing kids with the tools to keep themselves safe onlineZeeko aiming to fill a large gap in the effort to build children’s digital literacy, writes John Cradden ‘What we’re trying to do is not so much give kids information but teach them skills for the 21st century,’ says Joe Kenny, founder of Zeeko, in

Press Release July 2018

Zeeko welcomes The Government Action Plan on Online SafetyDublin, Ireland 8th January 2016, Zeeko, headquartered at NovaUCD, welcomes the Government Action Plan on Online Safety as launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The Action Plan is centred on five goals to ensure public safety online (i) online safety for all (ii) better supports for citizens (iii)

Press Release April 2018

Zeeko publishes the results of its latest digital trend report Children’s Online Behaviour in Ireland 2016-18Dublin, 24th April. Zeeko, headquartered at NovaUCD, announced the findings of its digital trend report Children’s Online Behaviour in Ireland 2016-18. The data used in this survey was collected from May 2016 to February 2018 in primary and secondary schools