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time to move 2017

Eurodesk Ireland are inviting youth workers, guidance counsellors, career professionals and students to a collection of events for young people throughout October 2017. These activities will introduce… Time To Move 2017


Zeminar is a social enterprise created to bring all those invested in the development and well-being of young people in Ireland to one place. It… Zeminar 2017

taster days 2017 & 2018

It can be very beneficial to gain some experience either working or studying in a field related to a chosen course of study. Especially if that course… Taster Days – What Are The Benefits?

The National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) was developed by the Department of Education and Skills (DES), in consultation with key stakeholders. It… Education for Sustainable Development

erasmus plus

The Erasmus Programme, set up in 1987 by the European Union, is the most successful student exchange programme in the world and operates in 37… Erasmus Plus Programme

nursing courses facts and figures report

A recent publication by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) has shown some interesting data on nursing trends and statistics in recent years. The ‘Nursing Fact Sheet’… HEA Nursing Fact Sheet Published

student housing 2017

The latest Rental Price Report from shows just how difficult it is for students seeking accommodation for the approaching college term. The report shows… Student Housing Problems Continue in 2017

exam helpline

As over 60,000 Leaving Certificate students prepare to get their Leaving Certificate results this week, a Free Examination Helpline is available for those who may… Exam Helpline for Leaving Cert Students

student accommodation

The launch of the National Student Accommodation Strategy has recently been announced by several government ministers*. It come’s at a time when students will be… National Student Accommodation Strategy

sna courses

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD, has announced the provision of 975 additional Special Needs Assistants which will be available for allocation… 975 extra Special Needs Assistants

springboard courses

Springboard provides places for jobseekers on a range of part-time courses that lead to awards at certificate, degree and postgraduate level. Most courses last one… Choosing a Springboard Course

Summer Schools for Students

With the summer sun beaming down (albeit intermittently) and free time in abundance for many students, the need arises for activities to pass the time…. Summer Camps

distance learning

Would you like to do an interest course or study for a qualification to improve your career options – but think it’s just not possible… Distance Learning Courses

summer options and courses

With the approach of Summer most students are facing changes ahead. The end of year exams usually take place and the light at the end… Summer Options for Students

northwest career fest in Sligo

The inaugural North West IGC Careers Fair will take place in IT Sligo on May 11th from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The schedule includes… North West Career Fest

European Youth Week

European Youth Week is a celebration of the massive contribution young people make to Europe.  This year the slogan is ‘Shape it, move it, be… European Youth Week


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… Foreign Language Teaching to be Prioritised

open days

Upcoming Education Events and Open Days in Ireland. Open days are a great method of researching your options before choosing a college course…. Events and Open Days

Insurance Apprenticeship

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… Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship 2017

all 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… All Aboard 2017

civil service training options

In 2014, Pascal Donohoe, then Minister for Foreign Affairs, encouraged graduates to consider a career in the EU civil service as he launched the EU… Training for the Civil Service

Cork Lifelong Learning Festival

Monday April 3 to Sunday April 9 Cork’s Lifelong Learning Festival promotes and celebrates learning of all kinds across all age groups, abilities and interests,… Cork Lifelong Learning Festival

books versus computer screens for learning

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… Paper Versus Computer Screens

PCI College Open Days

If you are considering a career in counselling, or want an amazing personal development course to enrich your own life and understanding of others, then… PCI College Open Days

courses as christmas gifts

Some people dread the holiday season but no matter where you hide or how hard you resist; Christmas is fast approaching. Many of us are… Giving the Gift of Learning

iadt evening courses

The Institute of Art, Design & Technology in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin is a dynamic Institute which offers a wide array of courses that are both creative… IADT Open Days 24th to 26th November

QQI nad Hong Kong Education Bureau sign MOU

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… QQI and Hong Kong Education Bureau Co-Operation

online tefl course NUI Galway

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… Part Time TEFL Course with NUI Galway

counselling open days

Are you interested in pursuing a career as a counsellor / psychotherapist? Have you always wondered if counselling is the profession for you and been… PCI College – Free Taster Days

beauty courses dublin

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… Bronwyn Conroy Scholarship Programme

apprenticeships in Ireland

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… Apprenticeship Opportunities

part time courses

There are numerous options out there in terms of part-time education. Universities, Institutes of Technology, ETB’s, private college’s and various organisations throughout the country all run… Part Time Courses

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… CMI Forensic Course Receives Endorsement