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  • Makeitwork With Business Information Systems 2020
    by Tom Farrell on 9th December 2019 at 12:14 pm

    Makeitwork With Business Information Systems 2020 Tuesday, 14 January, 2020 , 9:00 - 12:30 O’ Rahilly Building, University College Cork Business Information Systems (BIS) at the Cork University Business School, University College Cork, are delighted to invite students across Munster to participate in MakeITWork in 2019/2020 This initiative will give students a chance to see UCC’s [...] The post Makeitwork With Business Information Systems 2020 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • NCGE’s Guidance Matters
    by Tom Farrell on 9th December 2019 at 8:27 am

      Below is the winter 2019 edition of NCGE's GUIDANCE MATTERS You can view and download the full publication by clicking an image below. Click on any of the individual links further down to read that article directly INTRODUCTION AND NEWS Feature Article Universal Design for Learning (UDL) – Implications for Guidance General Career Development as a [...] The post NCGE’s Guidance Matters appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • PISA 2018: How do we compare?
    by Tom Farrell on 6th December 2019 at 9:17 pm

    PISA 2018: How does your country compare? Results from PISA indicate the quality and equity of learning outcomes attained around the world, and allow educators and policy makers to learn from the policies and practices applied in other countries. Get quick facts, graphs, and analyses of the 2018 PISA results for over 70 countries and [...] The post PISA 2018: How do we compare? appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Dunboyne CFE Open Night
    by Tom Farrell on 6th December 2019 at 2:33 pm

    Open Night: 16th of January, 2020 @ 6:00pm-8:30pm Click here for website ... The post Dunboyne CFE Open Night appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science Facebook Broadcasts
    by Tom Farrell on 6th December 2019 at 11:29 am

    UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science Facebook Broadcasts UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science held three Facebook Broadcasts on Wednesday, 4th December 2019 on:   Agricultural Sciences, Food Science and Human Nutrition,  and Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management and Agri-Environmental Sciences   Each of the broadcasts featured academic staff and final year [...] The post UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science Facebook Broadcasts appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • MA in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy – IICP
    by Tom Farrell on 6th December 2019 at 9:14 am

    Master of Arts in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy October 2020 dates just released! Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy is a specialised area of practice. This Master’s programme will equip learners and practising therapists with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to meet the therapeutic needs of children and adolescents. This part-time programme consists of ten modules [...] The post MA in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy – IICP appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • International Construction Management Day Conference
    by Tom Farrell on 6th December 2019 at 8:37 am

    International Construction Management Day Conference Please find attached a flyer outlining details about the speakers & topics for the 10th International Construction Management Day Conference taking place in GMIT Galway on Tuesday, 3 March, 2020, hosted by the GMIT Department of Building and Civil Engineering and chaired by Dr Martin Taggart, lecturer, School of Engineering. [...] The post International Construction Management Day Conference appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • National Skills Bulletin 2019
    by Tom Farrell on 6th December 2019 at 8:23 am

    National Skills Bulletin 2019 The National Skills Bulletin 2019 is the fifteenth in an annual series of reports produced by the Skills and Labour Market Research Unit (SLMRU) in SOLAS and the third to be produced on behalf of the National Skills Council (NSC). It presents an overview of the Irish labour market at occupational [...] The post National Skills Bulletin 2019 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Engineers Week
    by Tom Farrell on 5th December 2019 at 1:21 pm

    Engineers Week is taking place this February 29 – March 06. Engineers Ireland STEPs team is currently calling on engineering organisations, local authorities, and third level institutions nationwide to plan and register activities in their communities. A grass roots model, Engineers Week promotes engineering and the importance of the profession to children in Ireland.   [...] The post Engineers Week appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Professionals believe salaries will increase in 2020
    by Tom Farrell on 5th December 2019 at 12:55 pm

    94% of professionals believe salaries in their business will increase in 2020 Recruiters.ie surveyed more than 1,000 professionals across various industries in Ireland as part of its 2020 Salary Predictions Guide. According to the Recruiters.ie 2020 Business Outlook Survey, only 6% of respondents believe there will be no salary increases in their business in 2020. [...] The post Professionals believe salaries will increase in 2020 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Lifelong Learning: Preparing for our Future World
    by Tom Farrell on 5th December 2019 at 12:08 pm

    ‘Lifelong Learning: Preparing for our Future World’ to be explored at Waterford conference   Lifelong Learning: Preparing for our Future World is the title conference taking place on Wednesday, 11 December at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT). Governments across the globe are striving to help their societies deal with the profound changes that are being [...] The post Lifelong Learning: Preparing for our Future World appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Studying Horticulture
    by Tom Farrell on 5th December 2019 at 9:07 am

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  • Using technology in class
    by Tom Farrell on 5th December 2019 at 8:55 am

    Using technology in class should always be motivated by a real need to optimise students' learning and to enhance your teaching. Every time you want to digitise a teaching task ask yourself the following  questions: what are the added advantages of integrating technology in this task? And what are the alternative plans if things did [...] The post Using technology in class appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Engineering Your Future – Transition Year Programme
    by Tom Farrell on 5th December 2019 at 8:39 am

    NUI Galway 2020 Engineering Your Future - Transition Year Programme   NUI Galway will be hosting an engineering taster week. The event will run from Monday 6th April until Thursday 9th April 2020 and will include Register here: https://steps.smapply.io/prog/2020_engineering_your_future_-_transition_year_programme/   The deadline for applications is to be completed is Wednesday 11th December 2019. https://steps.smapply.io/prog/2020_engineering_your_future_-_transition_year_programme/   For the full [...] The post Engineering Your Future – Transition Year Programme appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • More Jobs in Accounting
    by Tom Farrell on 5th December 2019 at 8:33 am

    More Jobs in Accounting Dublin companies can help create 40 jobs in the capital and boost their finance teams by participating in the Accounting Technicians Ireland Apprenticeship scheme which starts in January. The apprenticeship is an ‘earn-as-you-learn’, work-based study programme, with tuition costs fully covered by the State. This is a modern, practical route to [...] The post More Jobs in Accounting appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Understanding Trauma – IICP
    by Tom Farrell on 5th December 2019 at 8:25 am

    Understanding Trauma – 2 Day Workshop Introduction: Before mental health practitioners can work in depth with a client’s trauma they need an understanding of both what trauma is and how to engage with it safely before embarking on in-depth work. This 2 day workshop will look at those initial requirements - knowledge of the dynamics [...] The post Understanding Trauma – IICP appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • ICS December News
    by Tom Farrell on 3rd December 2019 at 5:23 pm

      It's December already and we're feeling the cold here. We've got plenty more news for you to help you forget about the weather and some great courses running next year. If you avail of our free membership trial you'll gain 10% off these courses and access to a free webinar in early January too. [...] The post ICS December News appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Ireland’s students among top performers in reading literacy
    by Tom Farrell on 3rd December 2019 at 3:25 pm

    Ireland’s students among top performers in reading literacy The key findings of the 2018 assessments include Ireland ranks 4th out of 36 OECD countries and 3rd out of 27 EU countries for reading literacy. Ireland ranks 8th out of 77 countries/regions involved in PISA 2018 for reading literacy. In reading, Ireland has significantly fewer low-performing students (11.8% below [...] The post Ireland’s students among top performers in reading literacy appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Creative Media in Sligo CFE
    by Tom Farrell on 3rd December 2019 at 12:03 pm

    New - Creative Media in Sligo CFE This one-year full-time course focuses on Digital Media, Game Design, Web Design, Digital Image Processing, Interactive Media Development, UX & UI Design, Digital marketing, Animation and 3D Graphics. Students use these core skills to design and develop, creative and interactive digital media projects. Click here to read full [...] The post Creative Media in Sligo CFE appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • MIC to develop CRAFT Maker Space
    by Tom Farrell on 3rd December 2019 at 9:51 am

    MIC awarded €350k towards next-generation STEAM initiative   Mary Immaculate College (MIC) has recently been awarded €350,000 towards the development of a major STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) outreach initiative which will see the establishment of a dynamic and interactive public exhibition and interactive workshop space entitled CRAFT Maker Space, allowing for the [...] The post MIC to develop CRAFT Maker Space appeared first on Careers and Education News.

Classroom Guidance News

Indecon Report on Guidance

Indecon Report released, here are the talking points. Pupils need more info on apprenticeships. Highest percentages in the world for students going to 3rd level (60%) Are too many are being directed onto third level. Mothers are the biggest influences on pupils’...

Seven ways to start meditating

Seven ways to start meditating

Find a meditation approach that you enjoy Start small Make yourself comfortable Work with your daily schedule Give an app a go Embrace failure Explore available resources Click on Image below to see our Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation in Wellbeing, this...

Workers Rights when the robots take over.

Workers Rights when the robots take over.

World leaders have been urged by an influential United Nations agency to sign up to a universal labour guarantee to bolster fundamental workers’ rights, including adequate living wages and collective bargaining through trade unions.

Designed to address rapid changes in the workplace triggered by the rise of the robot economy and technological automation, the International Labour Organization said a package of measures was required to put the world economy on a sustainable footing for the future.

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