digital hub student accomodation

A €40 million development which will provide 500 students with accommodation is to be the latest addition to The Digital Hub in Dublin. The project,… Student Accomodation Project

computer and ICT courses

A current shortage in Irish computer graduates means that half the vacancies in companies here are being filled by foreign graduates. To tackle this problem,… Computer Graduates Shortfall

DIT new campus buildings

After decades of operating throughout a range of splintered facilities and colleges around Dublin, DIT has obtained a large campus which will unify it and… DIT New Campus

technological universities

New legislation has recently been announced that will allow institutes of technology to apply for university status. Education Minister, Ruairi Quinn, said that the prospect… New Universities on the Horizon

hea report, college ratings

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has put together a comprehensive set of profiles of each of Ireland’s colleges, universities and institutes which includes information such… HEA Report on Higher Education Institutes

garda course

Recruitment to An Garda Siochana Applications are now being accepted for the postion of Garda trainee. The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight… Garda Recruitment 2014

student exchange 2014

IAESTE, The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, is an organisation that provides training abroad for students doing technical degrees such… IAESTE 2014 Traineeships

apprenticeships Ireland

Apprenticeships are a popular method of training for crafts people in Ireland. Aimed at developing the skills needed to meet the requirements of the labour… Apprenticeship Scheme Review

solas courses

The Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn has announced that he is appointing Pat Delaney as the chairperson of SOLAS; the new state authority for further… Solas Switches On

stem

According to the minister of state for Research, Séan Sherlock, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education from primary school through to third level is… STEM Education Key to Job Opportunities

further education cuts

On Tuesday September 17th, the first education congress meeting was held in 80 years. The newly formed Education and Training Boards (ETBs) met to discuss… Further Education Faces Further Cuts

anti bullying training

Up to 70 anti-bullying training sessions have been arranged for parents, to take place between now and the end of the year. The Anti-Bullying Parent… Anti Bullying Training

careerzoo

Career Zoo is one of Ireland’s most popular events for professionals and graduates looking to advance their careers in Ireland. Those attending will meet with… Career Zoo Saturday 14th September

New Education Information Guide helps adults to get on course Significant reforms in the further education and training sector should not affect adults accessing education… Education Guide

student grant

Students could be facing a double hit in the upcoming budget in October as the minister for education, Ruairí Quinn, may be cutting student grants… Student Grant May Be Cut

research positions

The Minister for State for Research and Innovation, Seán Sherlock T.D., has announced that the Irish Research Council will make research awards totaling some €16.8… 253 Research Positions Announced

courses for unemployed

A recent report by the OECD, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, showed that there has been an alarming rise in youth unemployment in… NEET Levels on the Rise

cao choices

This article was published in July 2013 CAO application figures show that there has been a rise in the demand for third-level courses in business… Rise in Demand for Business Courses

solas-replaces-fas

Earlier this year, Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn, published a new bill stating that SOLAS, An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Scileanna, will be the new… Solas to Replace FAS

cao changes

Major reforms to the CAO are to be introduced in September 2014 in an attempt to improve the Leaving Certificate and take away some of… Number of CAO Courses to be Cut

free online courses

Trinity College Dublin and many other top universities around the world are teaming up to offer free online courses. It is part of a growing… Colleges Offer Free Online Courses

springboard courses

Another 6,000 free part-time higher education places are being made available to provide re-training opportunities for jobseekers. The third Springboard allocation was announced on 21st… 6000 New Springboard Places

drama and computer studies

Whoever would have thought that there would be any similarity between students of drama and computer science? Most of us would think that the two… Drama and Computer Students Come Top

education news

THE SOCIAL MEDIA colossus Facebook, has decided to work directly with Irish schools in order to help combat cyberbullying. The deall was made at a… Education Overview June 16th

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

education news

Leaving Certificate Nearing Start Date. Ireland’s youngsters face some challenging exams in the coming weeks, with the Leaving Certificate underway from the 5th to the… Education Overview May 29th

iadt evening courses

The Institute of Art, Design and technology in Dun Laoghaire are offering a range of courses to adults and part time learners. Many of these… IADT Evening Courses

nuig open evening

NUI Galway are holding an information event for adult learners on Tuesday 14th May. The event will take place in the evening from 6pm to… Nuig Adult Education Open Evening

stem career week

Smart Futures is a national campaign for second-level students in Ireland, the campaign highlights career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in sectors… Smart Futures Career Week

upcoming open days

Open Days can be a great way of “trying before buying” and will often equip the prospective student with the knowledge needed to decide on… Open Days for April and May

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

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

lit technology day

Limerick Institute of Technology are hosting a family friendly IT and gaming event later this month. The technology day has been organised by the colleges… Family Fun Technology Day

corks lifelong learning festival

Cork’s Lifelong Learning Festival is a 7 day event starting on the 18th March. The festival aims to promote learning for all ages and abilities…. Cork’s Lifelong Learning Festival

study in the usa

Ireland remains a popular study destination for United States students; in fact, it is now ranked as the ninth most popular destination for those who… Studying Stateside