Learning tech skills is one thing, but putting them to use in a real-world scenario is quite another.

But that is exactly what participants do at the EDIT Summer School – operated by IT solutions and software-engineering services company Comtrade – in Tallaght Training Centre, Dublin.

At EDIT, students learn tech skills by using them in real-world projects, garnering experience beyond the code itself.

At the EDIT Summer School graduation, we spoke to students and Comtrade leadership about the history of the programme, what the students worked on and the benefits behind it all.

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Words by Kirsty Tobin