courses in Ireland

National Framework of Qualification - NFQStepping onto The National Framework of Qualifications

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

courses suited to e-learningCourses Suited to E-Learning

Education via the internet provides exciting opportunities for both educators and learners. The internet and World Wide Web have made the computer a dynamic and credible force in distance education, providing a new and interactive means of overcoming time and … Continue reading

evening courses in AutumnAutumn Options for Part Time Learners

Autumn is largely associated with the return to school. Many of us remember the apprehension of giving up our freedom enjoyed during Summer holidays to return to school corridors and routines. If your school days are behind you, it might be time to replace those experiences with … Continue reading

part time coursesPart Time Courses

There are numerous options out there in terms of part-time education. Universities, Institutes of Technology, ETB’s, private college’s and various organisations throughout the country all run part time courses in some shape or form. The first thing to do is to … Continue reading

cpd coursesCPD Courses

CPD or, Continuous Professional Development, refers to lifelong learning or continuing education. It is the means by which people advance their skills and knowledge related to their professions. In today’s competitive and rapidly changing world, taking part in a CPD … Continue reading

short courses IrelandShort Term Courses

There are many of us who shy away from the idea of books, classrooms or lecture halls; even more so if we have sacrificed years of earning potential to get that ‘essential’ degree under the belt. In recent times, many … Continue reading

sales training coursesSales Training Courses

Do you see yourself earning hefty bonuses and emptying the company’s warehouse in the course of an impressive selling spree? However bad the economy gets, being a strong sales person will always be in demand. The top people have a … Continue reading

postgraduate courses in IrelandPostgraduate Study Options

A postgraduate course is a qualification after a degree, such as a higher diploma or a masters. The Postgraduate Applications Centre (www.pac.ie) website allows students to make applications for postgraduate programmes at higher level education institutions across Ireland. The website … Continue reading

europassEuropass

Europass is an EU initiative to help people make their skills, and qualifications clearly understood throughout Europe. Europass brings together documents that have been developed at European level to facilitate the movement of both learners and workers throughout Europe. These … Continue reading

adapting to college life, a guide for studentsAdapting to College Life

In life and living, there is no avoiding change, and one of the biggest changes in a young person’s life is the transition made from secondary school to third level. It can be both exciting and overwhelming all at once. … Continue reading

erasmusErasmus Plus Programme

The Erasmus Programme, set up in 1987 by the European Union, is the most successful student exchange programme in the world and operates in 37 countries. Another Erasmus Programme was established in 2007 and ran until the end of this … Continue reading

Third level study in EuropeThird Level Study in Europe

With the high points required by Ireland’s CAO system, many students have chosen to pursue third level education in Europe. It is a trend that has grown in the past decade and for some of those students who have may … Continue reading

springboard coursesChoosing a Springboard Course

Ruairí Quinn, the Minister for Education and Skills, and Ciarán Cannon T.D., have recently announced that 6,100 new free higher education places are to be made available, through Springboard, to jobseekers in Ireland. Springboard provides places for jobseekers on a … Continue reading

computers used for leaving certShould Leaving Cert Students Have More Access to Technology?

The Minister for State Training and Skills, Ciaran Cannon, has said that Leaving Certificate students should be given the option to use a computer when sitting their exams. Mr. Cannon said that there is no flexibility in the current system, … Continue reading

popular plc coursesPopular PLC Courses

Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) courses are full-time programmes available to students who have completed their Leaving Certificate as well as adults returning to full-time education. PLCs are typically run in vocational schools or in voluntary community, comprehensive and secondary schools. … Continue reading

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