courses in Ireland

languagesForeign Language Teaching to be Prioritised

Ireland should benchmark ourselves against the best English-speaking country in the world for foreign languages and aim to emulate that performance within a decade, the Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton TD said at the TUI conference in Cork … Continue reading

Insurance ApprenticeshipInsurance Practitioner Apprenticeship 2017

Research recently released by The Insurance Institute, found that 62% of young adults surveyed stated that they would consider an apprenticeship, as an alternative to going to college, if it was in an area that interested them. Findings also showed … Continue reading

social media workshopWorkshop to Explore psychological Effects of Social Media

NUI Galway will hold a workshop on ‘The Dark Psychological Impacts of Social Media in the Workplace’ at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics on Monday, 10 April. A large body of research has considered the positive aspects … Continue reading

basic computer coursesICT Summer Camps on the Agenda for 2nd Level Students

Additional funding of €2.25 Million to boost ICT Skills development has been announced, with additional summer camps for second level students being developed, as well as up to 700 additional places on ICT courses. The Higher Education Authority (HEA) will … Continue reading

all aboard 2017All Aboard 2017

What is All Aboard 2017? An initiative being co-run by The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Ireland’s higher education institutions, All Aboard 2017 is a week-long (3-7 April 2017) series of national … Continue reading

Cork Lifelong Learning FestivalCork Lifelong Learning Festival – April 2017

Monday April 3 to Sunday April 9, 2017 Cork’s Lifelong Learning Festival promotes and celebrates learning of all kinds across all age groups, abilities and interests, from preschool to post retirement. The festival’s motto is Investigate – Participate – Celebrate! … Continue reading

Limerick Community Training CentreLimerick Youth Service Training Centre Receives Award

Limerick Youth Service Community Training Centre has received a specially-commissioned award from the Minister for Education for its achievements on behalf of young people. For the past four decades, Community Training Centres nationwide have been providing second-chance education to early … Continue reading

Solas Apprenticeships Ireland50,000 Apprenticeship and Trainee Registrations by 2020

The Government’s Plan to expand apprenticeships and traineeships in Ireland  was recently launched in Piranha Bar, a creative digital studio producing commercials, films and animated content in Dublin City Centre. The plan aims to deliver 50,000 apprenticeship and traineeship registrations by 2020. Piranha … Continue reading

books versus computer screens for learningPaper Versus Computer Screens

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 … Continue reading

spring evening coursesGet Going for 2017 With An Evening Course

Why not get your year off to a good start in 2017 with an evening course? Evening classes can improve your lifestyle, boost your career, or help in discovering a new hobby. Part time courses can brighten up the winter … Continue reading

health and safety conferenceFota Island Health and Safety Conference – 1st February

A conference at Fota Island Resort, Fota Island, Cork – 1st February 2017 The conference will allow a panel of distinguished speakers to consider how to work together to assess risks under a range of different scenarios.  They will provide practical … Continue reading

cmi college evening coursesCMI College January Enrolments

New Year, New Courses offered by CMI, Communications and Management Institute in Dublin. What better way to achieve your New Year’s resolution at CMI college. CMI are now very busy enrolling for courses starting in February 2017. Whether it is … Continue reading

courses as christmas giftsGiving the Gift of Learning

Some people dread the ‘C’ word but no matter where you hide or how hard you resist; Christmas is fast approaching. Many of us are left wondering: what do you buy somebody who just about has everything and lets face … Continue reading

exam stressDealing with Exam Stress

Everyone gets stressed around exam time but it’s important not to let it get out of hand. A small amount of stress can be helpful in terms of motivating us to study but too much stress can stop us from … Continue reading

cpd courses at NUI GalwayCPD with NUI Galway

The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at NUI Galway offers a wide range Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses. These courses are modules that are taken on a separate, standalone basis. Many of these courses are commencing in January … Continue reading