courses in Ireland

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

National Framework of Qualification - NFQStepping onto The National Framework of Qualifications

If you are a student progressing onto third level or perhaps you are a mature learner who is thinking of returning to learning to either up-skill or take your training to the next stage; the National Framework of Qualifications is … Continue reading

evening courses in AutumnAutumn Options for Part Time Learners

Autumn is largely associated with the return to school. Many of us remember the apprehension of giving up our freedom enjoyed during Summer holidays to return to school corridors and routines. If your school days are behind you, it might be time to replace those experiences with … Continue reading

online tefl course NUI GalwayPart Time TEFL Course with NUI Galway, October 2016

The Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development is offering a one year part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). This course is suitable for: Individuals who hold a degree and who would like to teach … Continue reading

beauty courses dublinBronwyn Conroy Scholarship Programme

The Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School has been at the forefront of beauty therapy training in Ireland for over 40 years and is renowned for the quality and professionalism of its students. The high esteem in which the Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School … Continue reading

student accommodationTax Free Incentive For Renting to Students

Irish homeowners who rent a spare room to students can earn up to €12,000 tax free. Under Irish law, homeowner’s don’t have to pay tax on rental income from digs unless passing the cap of €12,000 in any tax year. The incentive has the … Continue reading

apprenticeships in IrelandApprenticeship Opportunities

The apprenticeship sector is currently undergoing a much needed overhaul, resulting in the establishment of the Apprenticeship Council and many new apprenticeship fields (More details of new apprenticeship fields at this link). The Construction Industry Federation have also recently launched a new … Continue reading

Springboard Plus Offers 5,855 Free Places on 181 Courses

Springboard+ 2016 is the latest offering of free part-time and full-time higher education places to provide reskilling and upskilling opportunities for up to 5,825 jobseekers. Springboard is designed to encourage a response by educational institutions to meet the emerging skill … Continue reading

CMI 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

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