npcpp stem conference

Each year NPCpp (National Parents Council post primary) organises a Spring Conference on topics that are of interest amongst parents of Secondary Schools students. The NPCpp… STEM Post Primary Conference at TCD

engineers week - engineering courses Ireland

Taking place in early March, Engineers Week encourages primary and post-primary students, their teachers and parents to explore the exciting world of engineering as well… Engineers Week

sna - special needs assistant courses Ireland

Almost 1000 new special needs assistant posts were allocated to schools in late 2019. The pilot project – run in 75 schools in parts of… New SNA Positions for Schools

calculated grades 2020

Calculated grades for Leaving Cert 2020 students are devised using a combination of school information about a student’s expected performance in an examination and national… Calculated Grades 2020

adult learning

If you are contemplating returning as a mature student, there are a number of issues and requirements you need to consider: You need to be… Education an Ageless Pursuit

cao choices

CAO application figures show that there has been a rise in the demand for third-level courses in business and commerce this year, with first preference… Rise in Demand for Business Courses

train the trainer course in Galway

Want to quickly improve your Training Skills? Then why not sign up for the short accredited Train the Trainer course in NUI Galway. This Train… Train The Trainer Course Galway

university funding

According to a study carried out by London-based Times Higher Education magazine, universities in Ireland and the UK are least valuable to big businesses. The… Irish Universities Attracting Least Funds

Springboard Courses

Almost 17,000 new places have been made available to people seeking to up-skill or re-skill in the years ahead. 13,000 places commenced in 2020, with the additional… New Springboard Courses

Autumn September October November Evening Courses

Autumn Part Time and Evening Courses 2020 has provided plenty of challenges for educators and students alike. This September will see a return of the… Autumn Evening Courses

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

CMI College Dublin

New Year, New Courses offered by CMI, Communications and Management Institute in Dublin. Whether it is a professional qualification you need to change career or… CMI College January Enrolments

back to education allowance

The Department of Social Protection administers the Back to Education Allowance. The approved full time education course must lead to a higher qualification on the National… BTEA – Back To Education Allowance

online HR Courses Ireland

The Human Resource Management Practical Skills Online Course from HR Learning Academy equips participants with knowledge and understanding of real-life HR matters. The course focuses… HR Practical Skills Online Course

report on student numbers

The latest publication of “Key Facts and Figures” shows that student numbers at publicly funded universities, institutes and colleges in Ireland totalled 225,628. With the… Student Numbers Top 225,000

going to college in a recession

We know that ‘Free Education’ is not necessarily free when it comes to the Irish education system. According to research carried out by a number… Going to College in Recessionary Times

CAO Change of Mind

When the leaving certificate is finished, the dog-eared books full of highlighter marks that have been many student’s constant companions for the past year, will… CAO Change of Mind

education training boards

Sixteen  Education and Training boards (ETBs) have replaced the  33 Vocational Education Committees (VECs). that previously existed, VECs were established in 1930 by the Vocational… Education and Training Boards Replace VECs

Engineers Week

STEPS Engineers Week 2021 takes place online from Saturday, 27 February – Friday, 5 March. This year, Engineers Week is going digital. Join the Engineers Ireland team… Engineers Week 2021

University of Limerick - UL

University of Limerick (UL) has successfully completed a re​view as part of quality checks conducted by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), the state agency responsible for the external… UL Receives Favourable Review from QQI

OECD report findings

According to a recent report by The State Exams Commission: Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate students are continuing to secure higher grades in both exams… The Reality of Higher Grades

The State Examinations Commission and the Education Minister have faced a lot of criticism and questions in the last few days in relation to the… Maths but not as we know it!

Ipads in the Classroom

A leading psychologist has warned parents that excessive use of smartphones and iPads could be damaging their children’s long-term health. Dr Aric Sigman claimed such… Ipad – Classroom Friend or Foe?

cao 2014

Secondary school teachers continue to feel aggrieved at their exclusion from debates and decisions related to them and their students. This has become clearly apparent… Is the End Near for the Points Race?

studen grinds

There seems to be a common denominator arising time and again when it comes to our secondary level education and exam system; it is not… The Lucrative Grinds Industry

Teacher - Budget Cuts

Teachers pay and allowances is always a contentious issue. The lengthy holidays with a working week of nearly half the hours of private sector workers… Over 5000 Teachers in the Line of Fire

leaving cert reform

The Leaving Certificate points system has survived for twenty years in the belief it is transparent and fair but major plans for change in the… Leaving Cert Reform for 2016

education overview

With graduating students now facing a very uncertain world and one with the toughest employment prospects in Ireland since the 1980s, they are being asked… Education Overview June 4th

apprentice competition

Generation Apprenticeship Schools and Centres Competition 2021 is now live and open to applicants. The 2021 competition aims to raise awareness and help second level… Apprentice Competition

CAO Points

CAO Points 2020 Round One offers through the Central Applications Office (CAO) have been made to tens of thousands of students across the country. The… CAO Points 2020

AIT Stem Building

Plans to build a largescale, state-of-the-art STEM facility at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) have progressed as a Government-approved higher education building programme moves to… New STEM Facility Gets Go-Ahead at AIT

autumn evening classes

Studying in the evening is a great way to pass the cold, dark nights and an excellent opportunity to learn a new skill, language or… Autumn Evening Classes

digital marketing programme

WebActivate is a free programme for the long term unemployed which is operating under the new government Momentum Scheme. The programme aims to teach participants… WebActivate Information Event