courses in Ireland

csi-course-dublinCMI Forensic Course Receives Endorsement

The popular Advanced Diploma in CSI and Forensic Science offered by CMI College was recently reviewed by Mr Brian Rankin, Chair of Standards at the Chartered Forensic Science Society (UK). Attending the audit was Mr John O’Toole CEO of CMI, Julia … Continue reading

cao choices 2014Students Urged to Consider ICT Course Options As CAO Deadline Approaches

In advance of the CAO change of mind deadline on 1st July, the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD and the Minister for Training and Skills, John Halligan TD, encouraged students to consider a career in ICT. Commenting … Continue reading

cao change of mindCAO Change of Mind

Choosing a third level course is a key decision in any young person’s life. Dedication, focus and commitment is essential to gaining that all important qualification after several years study, so time should be taken to consider all options. This … Continue reading

graduate opportunities and earningsContinued Improvement in Opportunities and Salaries for Graduates

Employment opportunities for graduates of Irish universities continued to improve last year, according to a report published in May 2016 by the Higher Education Authority (HEA). ‘What do graduates do?’ is published each year and provides insights into the first destination … 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

NUI Galway Open DayAdult learning Open Evening, NUI Galway

The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development, NUI Galway, offers an extensive range of professional, part-time and evening courses. You can select a course from a wide range of subject areas such as Science & Technology, Early Childhood Studies, … Continue reading

student engagement in decision makingQQI Launches National Student Engagement Programme

The launch of the National Student Engagement Programme was recently announced by Dr Padraig Walsh, CEO of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). In doing so, he highlighted the value it can represent for enhancing student involvement in higher education institutions.  … Continue reading

iadt evening coursesIADT Summer Courses

The Institute of Art, Design and technology in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin are running a range of short term Summer courses starting in June. The courses are from 1 to three weeks in duration, depending on the subject. More details of the … Continue reading

IADT, caoEngineering Your Future Event at IADT

The Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin are hosting an engineering ‘taster’ event, primarily for transition year students who may wish to see what a future education in engineering may hold for them. The course … Continue reading

plc statsFurther Education – Recent Trends and Statistics

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) has recently published details of QQI awards achieved by learners in 2015. The information shows the popularity of Further Education (including PLC courses) in recent times and analyses details such as age-bands, gender, provider-locations, award types … Continue reading

sligo collegeSligo IT in New Pathways Collaboration

A new educational partnership, which aims to enhance the third level opportunities for Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) course students in the North West region has been established at IT Sligo. The collaboration aims to identify and map the pathways from … Continue reading

tui-teachingTeaching Becoming Unattractive For Graduates

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has warned that reduced pay and low hour contracts are resulting in the teaching profession becoming increasingly less attractive to the country’s best young graduates. The union believes that due to more secure employment … Continue reading

esb apprenticeshipsESB Apprenticeships

ESB Networks Ltd carries out the construction, maintenance and operation of the distribution and transmission electricity network in the country. This includes sub stations and the overhead and underground infrastructure that bring electricity to Ireland’s 2.3 million domestic, commercial and … Continue reading

advertising and marketing coursesGetting into Advertising

How many times have you watched a commercial and said: ‘I could do better than that’? How many times have you passed by a billboard and found yourself commenting on the use of colour, model or product. Advertising is an … Continue reading

third level choicesThe Difficulties of Choosing The Right Third level Course

Recent research has shown a high dropout rate of one in six students within the first year of their third level course (HEA report). The reasons behind this attrition rate are not as clear cut as they seem with many … Continue reading