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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 data available in relation to students’ performance in examinations over a period of time. A … Continue reading

Grant Application for CollegeSUSI Grant Applications Open

SUSI, the national grant awarding authority, opened its online application system for academic year 2020-21 on Thursday 23rd April 2020. As SUSI expects to receive a high number of applications over the coming months, students are advised to apply online … Continue reading

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A Childcare QQI Level 5 course plus experience of working in a childcare setting along with Garda vetting is a requirement for entry into this career. Many distance learning providers offer full QQI Level 5 awards as well as component … Continue reading

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With so many of us making to move to distance learning in recent weeks, educators have been searching for the best methods and software for making the move to learning remotely. Meanwhile learners are looking for ways to fill spare … Continue reading

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Lean Enterprise Institute is a non profit organisation that carefully develops ideas about ‘lean’ thinking that benefits businesses. But what is Lean? Lean is a production practice that considers the use of resources for any goal other than creation of … Continue reading

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The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at NUI Galway offers a series of short, non-accredited courses in a number of different subject areas each Autumn. Designed for students with an interest in the subjects on offer, these courses … Continue reading

Youthreach Courses IrelandYouthReach Review Highlights Benefits

An independent review of the Youthreach programme published in June 2019 indicates that it continues to have significant benefits for young people who leave school early. Youthreach helps early school-leavers to employment through training, education and work experience. While there … Continue reading

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An announcement of almost 800 new special needs assistant posts allocated to schools from September 2019 was made recently, with up to 130 additional posts expected to be allocated by December. Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh said: “Special … Continue reading

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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 be stuffed away into cupboards to gather dust. Notes will be thrown out and pencil … Continue reading

Evening and Online Courses GalwayNUI Galway Part Time Courses

Online applications open for part-time courses at NUI Galway! You can now apply online for part-time, professional courses at the Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development, NUI Galway. Whether you are up-skilling for employment or simply want to take … Continue reading

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The Masters in Leadership and Management from ICHAS (Irish College of Humanities and Applied Sciences) aims at building an integrative approach to professional leadership and management. This masters programme develops the key skills, knowledge, attitudes and approaches required to engage … Continue reading

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The Certificate in Payroll Techniques (CPT)  This qualification provides payroll personnel with a nationally recognised qualification by which they can be evaluated. The syllabus for this IPASS qualification was prepared following consultation with payroll professionals in industry, commerce and in … Continue reading

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The Web Design Specialist Diploma is a flexible learning course offered by Pitman Training. The course offers tuition in the industry standard web design software which includes Adobe Dreamweaver,  Adobe Flash and Adobe Photoshop. Students also cover CIW Foundations and … Continue reading

National Framework of Qualification - NFQLevels of Education in Ireland – NFQ

If you are a student progressing onto third level or perhaps you are a mature learner who is thinking of returning to learning to either up-skill or take your training to the next stage; the National Framework of Qualifications is … Continue reading

exam stressDealing with Exam Stress

Everyone gets stressed around exam time but it’s important not to let it get out of hand. A small amount of stress can be helpful in terms of motivating us to study but too much stress can stop us from … Continue reading