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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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?


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

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

Science Technology, Engineering and Maths

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D. has launched his Department’s STEM Education Policy Statement 2017-2026 and Implementation Plan 2017-2019. In line with… STEM Education Subjects To Be Prioritised

35,850 students took part in the 2017 Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE) – a national survey of students in twenty-seven public higher education institutions… Survey of Student Engagement 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

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

cao courses iadt

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… IADT Summer Courses

PLC and further education courses

In an uncertain time for leaving cert students, it is good to have some definite options for third level study. One of these options is… PLC Options for Third Level

Online Virtual Open Days

Many colleges are offering online information events in the weeks ahead. With the current restrictions third level institutions around the country are hosting virtual open… Online Education Events

conradh na gael irish classes

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. has recently launched a project using PE classes to promote and support the learning of Irish. Minister… P.E through Irish Project Launch

Student Assistance Fund

The Student Assistance Fund provides financial assistance for students in higher education who are experiencing financial difficulties whilst attending college. Students can apply for Student… Student Assistance Fund

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