March 2016 E-News Update

March 2016 E-Bulletin Education News – The Difficulties Of Choosing the Right Third Level Course Recent research has shown a high dropout rate of one in six students within the first year of their third level course (HEA report). The … Continue reading

August 2015 E-News Bulletin

August 2015 E-Bulletin Education News – New Apprenticeship Options The apprenticeship system in Ireland has been long due an overhaul and this has been announced recently by Education Minister, Jan O‚ÄôSullivan. 25 new apprenticeship schemes have been agreed between industry … Continue reading

Popular 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 February 2013 E-News

February 2013 Update Third Level Merger Plans May Result in Technology Universities New proposals to cut the number of publicly funded third-level colleges in Ireland from 39 to 24 and eventually to 15 have recently been publicised. Supporters of … Continue reading