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Education NewsPaper Versus Computer Screens
Education News
Computers and the internet play a huge part in learning nowadays. Online courses, online lecture notes for students and research material for essays are just some of the reasons behind the rise of computers in education. But is our increased use of computers affecting our quality of learning? Would we be better sticking to traditional books and paper? Researchers at the Children’s Digital Media Centre in LA set out to answer these questions in a recent series of studies and the results were interesting.

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Featured Educator Malahide Community School
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Malahide Community School is situated just outside the beautiful village of Malahide. The college caters for 1,200 second level students pupils. The school also offers adult education classes and has an extensive adult education programme which runs on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7.30 to 9.30p.m.

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Business Management

Business Management, Nationwide

This distance learning course equips participants with comprehensive skills to improve their organisational and people management abilities. Students will learn how to: (1) organise company structures/teams, (2) complete internal and external organisation reviews, (3) effectively lead and manage staff, (4) manage their time more effectively, and (5) learn how to be more organised as Managers.

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Certificate in Exercise and Health Fitness

Certificate in Exercise and Health Fitness, Dublin City

This course is open to anybody who wants to attain a professional qualification in fitness instruction and personal training. The qualification is awarded by the University of Limerick and it is the only fitness qualification in Ireland that is university accredited. It is also recognised by the European Health and Fitness Association as well as being the only fitness qualification on the Irish National Qualification Framework.

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Category Focus Personal Development
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A course in Personal Development can be of benefit in both personal and professional aspects of life and there are many topics included in this category. From assertiveness training to communications skills, from CBT skills to stress awareness and management. If you think you could benefit from learning more about any of these areas then check out our Personal Development Category Page for more details.
Featured Article Postgraduate Study Options
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A postgraduate course is a qualification after a degree, such as a higher diploma or a masters. The Postgraduate Applications Centre (www.pac.ie) website allows students to make applications for postgraduate programmes at higher level education institutions across Ireland. The website links to many third level institutions, including UCC, NUI Galway and DCU, and offers applications to courses such as Higher Diploma in Midwifery and Public Health Nursing.

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Open days can be a great way of evaluating a college and getting a flavour of what you can expect in term of facilities, location and class tutors. See a selection of upcoming open days and open evenings on Findacourse.ie

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