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B!G Mentor Timeline

B!G Mentor Timeline

11 October 2021

So you are thinking of signing up or you have already signed up as a B!G Mentor and you’re wondering…

Our B!G Students

Our B!G Students

07 October 2021

Our students had a lot to say about our 2021 programme and we loved hearing it. The enthusiasm and desire for creativity was bubbling out of each and every one of them…

B!G Mentor Offer – Buddabag

B!G Mentor Offer – Buddabag

07 October 2021

To continue our campaign of giving something back to you, we are thrilled to be able to offer all our 2022 Mentors 20% discount off Buddabags…

B!G Interview – Ashwin Chacko

B!G Interview – Ashwin Chacko

07 October 2021

This week it was the turn of positive vision storyteller, Ashwin Chacko for a quick chat. Ashwin uses…

B!G Talks!

B!G Talks!

22 September 2021

It’s probably obvious by now that we are not ones to sit back and watch the world go by! Over the next month, we will be making lots of noise about our…

B!G Mentor Offers – Arboretum

B!G Mentor Offers – Arboretum

22 September 2021

At The B!G Idea we believe in giving back and so we are thrilled to be able to offer lots and lots of exciting discounts…

B!G Interview – Roisin Lafferty

B!G Interview – Roisin Lafferty

22 September 2021

We are so lucky to know so many cool people and this week we caught up with one such person. Roisin Lafferty is…

B!G Interview – Cormac O’Conaire

B!G Interview – Cormac O’Conaire

03 September 2021

We caught up with Cormac O’Conaire this week, Chief Design Officer in Design Partners. Cormac was one of…

DesignPOP

DesignPOP

03 September 2021

Last week, 27-29 August, Kim presented The B!G Idea at DesignPOP to continue our campaign to increase visibility…

B!G Interview – Emma Geoghan

B!G Interview – Emma Geoghan

03 August 2021

Our second interviewee of sparkly mentors is Emma Geoghan, architect, urban designer and Programme…

B!G Interview – Scott Burnett

B!G Interview – Scott Burnett

19 July 2021

It’s clear that we think The B!G Idea rocks and is the future for education in Ireland but we thought it would be good to talk…

B!G Student Impact

B!G Student Impact

25 June 2021

We know creative skills are valuable and we wanted to prove it! We surveyed our 2021 students to see how The B!G Idea impacted them…

B!G Mentor Impact

B!G Mentor Impact

24 June 2021

Last week we had the opportunity to meet with some of our incredible superstar mentors to get a feel for their thoughts on our first year…

The B!G Winners!!

The B!G Winners!!

01 June 2021

Congratulations to all the student participants for their incredible entries, they certainly didn’t make life easy for our judges…

Super Speakers

Super Speakers

13 May 2021

It’s finally here! Our B!G showcase event is really happening and we have such an exciting line-up of the B!GGEST superstars. Emma Power of 2FM…

A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life

29 April 2021

From personas to empathy maps to storyboards to journey maps, nobody could argue that The B!G Idea programme wasn’t varied and involving…

All Over The News

All Over The News

29 April 2021

We are so excited to see our name being bandied about across all media sites at the moment. While those on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter…

Save The Date

Save The Date

14 April 2021

The B!G day that we’ve all been working so hard towards is fast approaching so take a moment and mark it on your calendars now. Judgement Day!

Contagious Creativity

Contagious Creativity

14 April 2021

“Don’t worry about other people, just be kind to yourself” Daithi Baxter, Creative Director, Fabrik

The B!G Prizes

The B!G Prizes

31 March 2021

Drum roll please! We have some whopper prizes for our students this year! Every student who has worked so hard during…

Mentors Mentoring

Mentors Mentoring

31 March 2021

This month the B!G iDEA house is buzzing. Pitches have been submitted from our students across Ireland and we have 101 top creative professionals lined up to mentor each one.

The B!G Five

The B!G Five

14 March 2021

The B!G iDEA  is getting comfortable on Instagram Live every Wednesday at 11am. Each week we ask one of our…

6000 and Counting

6000 and Counting

24 February 2021

We are very excited in the B!G Idea house this week. While aiming for 2000 students for the 2022 waiting list, we have been…

A Glowing Review

A Glowing Review

01 February 2021

We could hardly contain ourselves when we received this feedback from the very first school involved in The Big Idea 2021…

Why Lego?

Why Lego?

26 January 2021

The link between Lego and creativity is an obvious one. We’re all familiar with children (and some adults!) diligently…

The B!G box

The B!G box

17 January 2021

We know our teachers go above and beyond for their students, even paying for additional equipment…

Swag in the Bag

Swag in the Bag

22 December 2020

During a chilly December, we were thrilled to have the support of family and friends who helped…