The #BEEproject (Building Employment through Education) is an intergenerational programme supporting families through 20 schools across the Northern SIF Zone and through four lifelong learning hubs in Carrickfergus, Newtownabbey, Larne and Moyle.

Funded by the NI Executive’s Social Investment Fund, PeoplePlus NI works in conjunction with Causeway Rural and Urban Network (CRUN) to promote  intergenerational learning and employability, helping break intergenerational transfer of disadvantage from parents with poor literacy, language and numeracy skills to their children.

What is the #BEEproject doing for local schools?

The #BEEproject has been working with 10 primary and 10 post-primary schools in the Northern SIF Zone, providing free breakfast, after-school clubs and more. Schools include:

  • Six Mile Integrated Primary (Antrim)
  • Holy Trinity College (Cookstown)
  • Camphill Primary (Ballymena)
  • Larne High School
  • Ballymoney Integrated Primary
  • St. Patrick’s College (Magherafelt)
  • Sunnylands Primary (Carrickfergus)
  • Ballycastle High School
  • Ballysally Primary (Coleraine)
  •  Abbey College (Newtownabbey)

For information on activities available at these schools, please contact our #BEEproject team at

How is the #BEEproject helping the local community?

Working with local community centres across the Northern SIF Zone, the #BEEproject team has organised workshops, employment training courses, and community events ranging from Forklift Truck Driving training to gardening.

How do I get involved?

If you interested in getting involved with the #BEEproject, you can contact us at, 028 9521 3215 or follow us on Facebook!




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