Springboard CoursesNew Springboard Courses

Almost 17,000 new places are to be made available to people seeking to up-skill or re-skill in the years ahead. 13,000 places will commence in 2020, with the additional 4,000 places coming on stream over the remaining 2 years.  This includes an additional 2,129 places for up-skilling and … Continue reading

calculated grades 2020Calculated 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 data available in relation to students’ performance in examinations over a period of time. A … Continue reading

Online Virtual Open DaysOnline Education Events for May

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 days in an effort to showcase their courses and facilities to second level and mature … Continue reading

PLC and further education coursesPLC Options for Third Level

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 Further Education otherwise known as PLC (Post Leaving Certificate) study. PLC Courses are validated by … 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

online Childcare courses in IrelandOnline Childcare Courses

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

online open daysOnline Events and Open Days

Many colleges are offering the opportunity to find out about courses and get some insights on possible future study locations without having to step outside the front door. Some of these events focus on specific courses whilst others give a … Continue reading

online courses and remote learningAdapting to Remote Learning

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

Engineers Week 2020Engineers Week 2020

Taking place from 29th February – 6th March 2020, Engineers Week encourages primary and post-primary students, their teachers and parents to explore the exciting world of engineering as well as highlighting the diverse career opportunities engineering offers. The annual event … Continue reading

alcohol and drugs training for teachersKnow The Score – New Resources for Post Primary Educators

Know The Score is the first national evidence-based resource on alcohol and drugs for senior cycle students (15-18yrs) developed in partnership between public health and education professionals aimed at engaging young people in exploring and considering a wide range of … Continue reading

College Awareness WeekCollege Awareness Week November 2019

College Awareness Week takes place from November17th to November 24th 2019. This is the sixth year of the CAW initiative which aims to highlight the options for school leavers in further and higher education and to advise students on preparing … Continue reading

Apprenticeships IrelandMid-West Apprenticeship & Traineeship Careers Showcase

The Mid-West Regional Skills Forum in collaboration with Limerick and Clare Education & Training Board will host it’s second Apprenticeship & Traineeship Careers Showcase on Wednesday 16th October in the South Court Convention Centre. The showcase is an opportunity for … Continue reading

pmi courses DublinProject Management – PMP Exam Updates

PMI® (Project Management Institute) is the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Its services include the development of standards, research, education, publication and networking opportunities in local divisions, hosting conferences and training seminars, … Continue reading

conradh na gael irish classesP.E through Irish Project Launch

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 McHugh was joined at Maynooth University by Ireland soccer international Amber Barrett, a History and … Continue reading

counselling open daysCounselling and Psychotherapy Taster Days

For anyone that may be interested in pursuing a career as a counsellor or psychotherapist, PCI College are running a number of ‘Taster Days’ in Dublin, Belfast & Limerick. These are geared towards providing answers and information about postgraduate study … Continue reading