courses in Ireland

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

language coursesBenefits of Learning a Language

Reports in recent years have shown that there is a shortage of language skills in Ireland and that this could be holding Ireland back in terms of competing internationally. Ireland and Scotland are the only 2 countries in the European … Continue reading

taster daysTaster Days – What Are The Benefits?

It can be very beneficial to gain some experience either working or studying in a field related to a chosen career path or course of study. This has been made easier with the growth in popularity of ‘Taster Days’. What is a … Continue reading

education budget 2017Education Budget Includes 2,400 New Teaching Posts for 2017

Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton has announced that over 2,400 extra teachers are to be hired in 2017. Work is to commence immediately on a new multi-annual funding model for higher and further education, to build on the … Continue reading

skills shortages reportSkills Shortages Highlighted in Latest Skills Bulletin Report

The National Skills Bulletin 2016 is the latest in an annual series of reports, produced by the Skills and Labour Market Research Unit (SLMRU) in SOLAS. The Bulletin provides an overview of the Irish labour market at occupational level. The objective of … Continue reading

Converting college coursesConverting College Courses

Have you ever wanted to convert your degree into something else? Have you ever wanted to specialise in a specific area of interest? Do you want to equip yourself with the necessary skills and qualifications that are currently in short … Continue reading

QQI nad Hong Kong Education Bureau sign MOUQQI and Hong Kong Education Bureau Co-Operation

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) and the Education Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)for cooperation in the area of qualifications frameworks. The two agencies are responsible for quality assurance … Continue reading

time to move conference, study options in EuropeTime To Move Conference Explores Study Opportunities in Europe

Eurodesk Ireland and Léargas are inviting youth workers, guidance counsellors, career professionals and everyone working with young people to join them at the “Time To Move” event on 11 October 2016 in Dublin Castle. This is a one-day national event, celebrating … Continue reading