Whizzkids has been in operation since 2002 and ran it's first summer camp at the University of Limerick in 2003. Since then it has delivered courses and camps to tens of thousands of children across the country. Whizzkids is managed by Garry Lowe and his wife Derval, both of whom have backgrounds in teaching. They have three children themselves so understand the high standards that we all desire for our children. Since it’s inception Whizzkids has focussed on delivering training to teens and pre-teens and has always sought fun and innovative ways to pass on IT skills that can be so rewarding as a creative outlet or for a career. We strive to ensure the highest possible standards and use only qualified teachers in the delivery of our camps and courses.
Work With Us
Full & Part-time work
Whizzkids Training is expanding and we are now seeking full & part time teachers to work with us in the Dublin, Cork, Limerick & Galway. Must have good IT skills but training will be provided in HTML, App Development, 3D Design and a range of other software. This is a great opportunity to join a very dynamic company that works with a lot of different schools. Whizzkids Training follows the Teachers' Common Basic Pay Scale.
If you would like to be apply for any of these roles please fill in the pdf application form and post it to us or download the Word version and email it to us at with your CV, highlighting your IT Skills and teaching experience. Please state clearly where you would like to work and whether you are seeking full or part-time work.
Every summer WhizzKids run our Discover IT summer camps across Ireland. If you would like to be apply for any of these roles please print & fill in the application form and post it to us or download the Word version and email it to us at with your CV, highlighting your IT Skills and teaching experience. Please state clearly where you would like to work
Camp Director, Garry Lowe participated in the Newstalk Summer Camp Industry review. Here's a link to the Podcast
Of course we are! We are in the Irish Independent's "Top summer camps in Ireland that won't cost the bank".
Woot! Listed number 1 Tech Camp in The Sunday Times “Top 20 Summer Camps in Ireland”
Howzaat! Listed Number 1 in the Irish Independent "The best Irish summer camps to suit your brood"
Yeah baby! Whizzkids Summer Camps got a great write up in The Irish Times "biggest, best and beloved" summer camps in Ireland. http://bit.ly/2kN84VB
We love teenagers! Listed Number 1 in the Irish Examiner Summer camps to make your teen a happy camper "if your youngster has a ‘techie’ brain and is interested in a career in IT...then Whizzkids summer camps are the place to go.
You know it! Irish Computer Scociety "All in all, it will be a week of creative fun and a chance to explore new media. Since 2003 Whizzkids Summer Camps have been delivering hi-tech camps that are educational, entertaining and truly unique."
Time to get Creative! Listed Number 1 in Thinkbusiness.ie 8 Creative Summer Camps
STEMtastic! Silicon Republic's 12 super summer camps to spark kids’ interest in STEM
Why thank you! Irish Times marks Whizzkids 10 years of summer camps since 2003
Whizzkids Training Ltd
Business Reg Nbr: 342441
Registered office: 21 Foxhollow, Golf Links Rd., Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland
- General ManagerGarry Lowe, BA, DBS, CTESL
Garry graduated from the University of Limerick. In 1996, he commenced his teaching career and taught for four years in the Technical Studies Institute in Abu Dhabi. On his return to Ireland in 2001 he provided one to one tuition before establishing Whizzkids in 2002. He delivers training to schools and clubs throughout the year and in the summer he supports the camp supervisors and oversees the smooth running of all summer camps across the country.Garry also manages the Student Enterprise Awards in Limerick, Galway and North Cork.
- Customer Service ManagerDerval Carroll, BBS, CTESL
Although Derval has a teaching qualification, she never entered that field and concentrated on using her business studies qualification. Successful stints with ICT giants Dell, Xerox and O2 give her an excellent pedigree when it comes to identifying the new areas that Whizzkids needs to cover in this ever changing world of technology.
- GalwayPJ Mullin, M Ed, LL.M
PJ joined the team at the start of 2013 and using his teaching experience from the UK, the Londoner immediately had an impact on the WhizzKids course content and delivery. Always expanding his range of software he is most at home designing the HTML course.
- LimerickEoin McCaffrey, BA, Motion Design & Hdip in Creative Multi Media. NDip in Television
Eoin has a lot of qualifications and industry experience in Multi Media, Videography, Photography, Graphic & Motion Design. He too has undergone the Level 8 Teaching qualification in Coding and Computational Thinking. Has a lot of passion as a teacher and comes in to his element when working on the animation for the online platform.
- DublinHannah Flew, BA, H.Dip City & Guilds
Hannah oversees the Whizzkids operation in Dublin and worked with the Education and Training Boards of Ireland before joining Whizzkids. Hannah comes from an extremely diverse background, including having run 2 businesses of her own including fashion / retail, animal behaviour as well as having a extensive experience in online marketing, product photography and online content creation. She too undertook the Level 8 Teaching Qualification in Coding and Computational Thinking and Hannah’s loves teaching and being a big kid brings a little extra colour to her classroom!
- DublinRonan Burke, BA (Multimedia), CELTA
Roisin first contact with Whizzkids was as a bright young student when she attended Whizzkids Summer Camps in UCD. She went on to undertake a BSc in IT Management at Dublin Institute of Technology. While she went through college she was a teaching assistant at the camps and joined the Whizzkids Team immediately after college. She is now in the perfect position to pass on the passion we instilled in her to the next generation of learners!
- LimerickRobbie Higgins, BA (Maths) Hdip
A maths teacher by profession Robbie joined the WhizzKids Training team in 2018. His knowledge of HTML was put straight to use. He likes to explore modern teaching techniques and is a big fan of the flipped classroom technique.