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Education NewsStudent Housing Crisis
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So the hard work is over, a difficult Leaving Cert year of study plans and stressful choices has paid off and a college placement awaits… well maybe not, for many students, there is still plenty to do before they can be assured of starting college this Autumn. The student housing crisis has become a popular news feature this time of year and is now worse than ever, with some of the more popular destinations charging exorbitant rates for student housing.

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Featured Educator Malahide Community School
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Malahide Community School Situated just a quarter of a mile from the beautiful village of Malahide has been offering adult education classes since 1977 and has an extensive adult education programme which runs on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7.30 to 9.30p.m. This Autumn there is an extensive range of evening courses in subjects ranging from Arts and Crafts to Yoga..

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Addiction Studies Level 5

Addiction Studies Level 5, Dublin City

Ever thought of working in Addiction Counselling? An important part of working in addiction counselling is identifying strategic responses to the various types and stages of addiction. CMI have introduced a new QQI level 5 Addiction studies course which will teach you the causes of addiction, and models of treatment. You will learn to identify patterns of abuse and be equipped to work in various setting..

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BSc (Hons) in Sports Science and Physical Education

BSc (Hons) in Sports Science and Physical Education, Croke Park

In Ireland the demand for skilled, highly trained graduates in this specialised area is at an all time high. Knowledge and understanding of Sports Science and Physical Education is developed through an integrated programme of lectures, tutorials, practicals and laboratory based sessions, and through the guided use of student centered learning activities such as problem solving exercises, case studies, directed reading and e-learning.

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Part Time BA

Part Time BA, NUI Galway

The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at NUI Galway has an exciting new course starting on 11th September.The new part-time Diploma/Bachelor of Arts (Humanities and Social Sciences) will be delivered in an innovative way using Online Lectures and Blended Learning techniques. This course will suit those working full-time and/or with family commitments. The flexible, broad-based curriculum allows you to choose a degree pathway that reflects your individual interests and career objectives. The curriculum includes specialisms in Archaeology, Economics, English Literature & Drama, History, Training & Education Management and Modern Languages.

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ITEC Hairdressing 18 month Diploma

ITEC Hairdressing 18 month Diploma, Wexford

This ITEC 18 Month Diploma Course (level 2 and 3) intense program requires great commitment and is suited to those who have serious career ambitions. If you are interested in hairdressing and have a creative flair, this is your chance to gain the skills necessary to start your career in hairdressing.At Mags Browne Hairdressing Academy the mission is to provide students with the most intensive professional hairdressing school training, focusing on the technical, behavioral and service skills to ensure the graduates are truly prepared to enter into any professional salon environment and have a prosperous, rewarding career in hairdressing.

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Category Focus Crafts and Hobby Courses
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Crafts and Hobby courses are more than just a way to pass the time. They can be a doorway to a more fulfilling and rewarding lifestyle. Whether its Art or Woodworking these courses offer a chance to enhance your creative and productive skills. For more info view our Crafts and Hobby course listings or view our article feature about crafts and hobby courses..
Featured Article Autumn Evening Courses
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For those of us looking back on younger days, Autumn was mainly associated with the return to school. If your school days are behind you, it might be time to replace those experiences with more positive ones. September and October are jam-packed with exciting opportunities to sign up to a new learning experience. Attending a part-time evening course is a great way to enhance a CV, to socialise and make friends, as well as learn something completely new. The abundance of courses available means that there is something to suit everyone.

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College Open Days
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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