March 2015 Findacourse E-News

March 2015 E-Bulletin Education News – Rag Week and Student Safety Concerns The annual tradition of student RAG week has once again caused havoc in cities around Ireland with numerous arrests for anti-social behaviour and drunkenness. Overworked Gardaí and other … Continue reading February 2015 E-News

Education News – Computer Studies for Leaving Cert These days knowledge of computers is essential for many second level pupils making the transition to third level education. To date, there has not been adequate provision and there is a clear … Continue reading

August 2014 E-News

August 2014 E-Bulletin Education News – College Progression Rates Study A recent study by the Higher Education Authority has found that 84% of full-time first year undergraduate new entrants in 2010/11 in Irish higher education institutions progressed to the following … Continue reading

September 2013 E-News

Evening Courses Distance Learning Further Education Fitness Training Business Training Education News Featured Educators September 2013 E-Bulletin Education News – Autumn Education Events Autumn is the perfect time of year to acquire new skills or develop existing talents. Universities, colleges … Continue reading March 2013 E-News

March 2013 Update New Agency to Drive Higher and Further Education Change A new integrated agency Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) was established on November 6th 2012. This agency effectively replaced awarding bodies National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI), … Continue reading January 2013 News Update

January 2013 Update EU Presidency Promises Focus on Higher EducationEducation is highlighted in Ireland’s priorities in its term of the EU Presidency. The Presidency will carry the theme of ensuring sustainable growth and jobs. Education and training is a … Continue reading