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  • The Explorers Education Programme Summer Teachers Training Courses 2020
    by Tom Farrell on 14th July 2020 at 3:09 pm

      The Explorers Education Programme Summer Teachers Training Courses 2020   The Marine Institute Explorers Education programme are delighted to announce that the five-day summer webinar courses "Exploring Ireland's Seashore through Science, Maths, Geography, English and Art the Explorers Education Programme Summer Teacher Training Course 2020", approved by the Department of Education and Skills, are [...] The post The Explorers Education Programme Summer Teachers Training Courses 2020 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Resources on how to teach online
    by Tom Farrell on 14th July 2020 at 1:30 pm

    Resources on how to teach online Schools across the globe have already closed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, teachers are suddenly faced with the challenge of how to continue their students’ education. While this might seem a daunting task, there are several ways teachers can utilise the technology and resources [...] The post Resources on how to teach online appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Teaching online is different
    by Tom Farrell on 14th July 2020 at 1:21 pm

    Teaching online is different Critical perspectives from the literature Teaching online is different. In this report we attempt to explain why. This report arises from the #Openteach: Professional Development for Open Online Educators project, which is funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. In this project we [...] The post Teaching online is different appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Iarnród Éireann 2020 Apprenticeship Campaign
    by Tom Farrell on 14th July 2020 at 12:06 pm

    Iarnród Éireann 2020 Apprenticeship Campaign Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail is a proud dynamic leader in the transport network - our depots are state of the art and our fleet is expanding with growing passenger numbers. We are delighted to launch our 2020 Apprenticeship Campaign and welcome applications. Our apprentices are trained to the highest possible [...] The post Iarnród Éireann 2020 Apprenticeship Campaign appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Resources for Teaching Leaving Cert Computer Science
    by Tom Farrell on 14th July 2020 at 11:43 am

    Resources for Teaching Leaving Cert Computer Science Go to  https://www.compsci.ie/ From there you can  search for resources which are organised based on the three strands and the Learning Outcomes within each of those three strands. You should also click on the link to "PDST CPD" (https://www.compsci.ie/cpd/) and you will be able to download all the PDF [...] The post Resources for Teaching Leaving Cert Computer Science appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Child Safety on the Internet
    by Tom Farrell on 14th July 2020 at 11:32 am

    Child Safety on the Internet So many Online Child Safety guides are just scaring parents, without telling them what they can actually do; and this is why we came together, a group of cybersecurity experts and parents, to create a different guide. It’s updated for July 2020, and it’s all about steps you can take to [...] The post Child Safety on the Internet appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Fighting Zoom Fatigue
    by Tom Farrell on 14th July 2020 at 11:18 am

    Fighting Zoom Fatigue It’s a dread many of us feel now—another class, another meeting, another session on whatever video platform and the exhaustion that comes with it. It’s the so-called “Zoom fatigue” that has afflicted instructors and students alike during this pandemic crisis. If you too have been feeling it, you’re not alone. According to [...] The post Fighting Zoom Fatigue appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Income adequacy in retirement
    by Tom Farrell on 14th July 2020 at 11:12 am

    ESRI EVENTS Income adequacy in retirement   12:00PM - 13:00PM, TUESDAY, 21 JULY 2020 Join us on Tuesday, 21 July, for a webinar where ESRI researchers, Barra Roantree and Anne Nolan, will present key findings from their new report 'Income adequacy in retirement'. The report uses data from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) [...] The post Income adequacy in retirement appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Shakespeare – Online with Lir Academy
    by Tom Farrell on 14th July 2020 at 11:04 am

      The Lir Academy brings two new productions straight to your home screens with #LockdownShakespeare! Featuring The Lir Academy class of 2020: The Comedy of Errors, by William Shakespeare. Friday 17th July 2020 Free of charge, donations will go to The Lir Academy Response Fund. Two men arrive in mean, small-town Ireland. They don’t know [...] The post Shakespeare – Online with Lir Academy appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • NMCI Courses Resume from August 31st
    by Tom Farrell on 14th July 2020 at 9:37 am

      NMCI Services are delighted to confirm all commercial short courses will resume from August 31st. We have reduced class capacity as part of our COVID-19 safety protocols so book early to secure your place. See you soon! See All Courses Our schedule begins with Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention & Firefighting (Long Route) Book Now [...] The post NMCI Courses Resume from August 31st appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Graduates of DKIT Business and Monaghan Institute
    by Tom Farrell on 13th July 2020 at 11:14 am

    Students excel on the DKIT Business Degree in conjunction with Monaghan Institute   Some of the DkIT Level 8 Business Students who completed Year 1 & 2 of their three-year degree programme at Monaghan Institute last year.     We could not be happier for the third year Business Degree students on completing [...] The post Graduates of DKIT Business and Monaghan Institute appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Women4IT Project Starting
    by Tom Farrell on 13th July 2020 at 9:49 am

    Women4IT Project Starting   The project “Women4IT” is a multi-stakeholder partnership funded by the EEA Grants and the Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment. ICS Skills is one of the 9 Partners from across Europe supporting the programme. It will be implemented in 7 countries: Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Romania and Spain and supported by two expert partners: The European Centre for [...] The post Women4IT Project Starting appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Free Online Summer Learning
    by Tom Farrell on 13th July 2020 at 8:36 am

    Free Online Summer Learning Varsity Tutors is the largest live learning platform in the United States and we have numerous free resources to help students and parents cope with school and summer camp closures. We’ve had 250,000 registrations for our free, live online classes alone in the last 2 months. Virtual School Day: Nearly 200 [...] The post Free Online Summer Learning appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Free Virtual Summer Camps – Microsoft
    by Tom Farrell on 13th July 2020 at 8:21 am

    From coding to philanthropy and more‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ The post Free Virtual Summer Camps – Microsoft appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • How To Teach Kids Computer Programming
    by Tom Farrell on 13th July 2020 at 7:40 am

    How To Teach Kids Computer Programming Computer programming is becoming a popular thing for kids to be learning at an early age. There are so many different ways that you can teach them. From different learning groups, board games, interactive games, and so much more. Camp Brainy Bunch helps kids excel in learning programming.  The [...] The post How To Teach Kids Computer Programming appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Tutorials on Using Google Meet
    by Tom Farrell on 13th July 2020 at 7:24 am

    Tutorials on Using Google Meet Google Meet is increasingly becoming one of the best video conferencing platforms for the education community. The recent new features are one example of how this platform is planning to revolutionise remote teaching and learning. Now that so many are either using or planning to integrate Google Meet in their online [...] The post Tutorials on Using Google Meet appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • ESRI Newsletter
    by Tom Farrell on 13th July 2020 at 7:02 am

    ESRI Newsletter | June 2020 Message from the Director Dear Brian Over the years, the ESRI has benefitted enormously from the contributions made by people as members of the Institute’s Council. This is the Institute’s overall governing body and acts as its board of directors. The Council supports the work of the ESRI by setting and [...] The post ESRI Newsletter appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Pointers for those new to Online Teaching
    by Tom Farrell on 12th July 2020 at 8:22 pm

    Pointers for those new to Online Teaching In early March, the educators everywhere  faced the global challenge of online teaching. There were many educators among them who had never experienced an online session before. Therefore, they had to be acquainted not only with the online context but also with the digital tools needed to facilitate [...] The post Pointers for those new to Online Teaching appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Are you interested in Healthcare/Pre-nursing?
    by Tom Farrell on 9th July 2020 at 9:18 pm

    Are you interested in Healthcare/Pre-nursing? This course in Main St of Adult Education Blanchardstown could be for you. More information and how to APPLY here: https://www.adulteducationblanchardstown.ie/the-course/healthcare-support-5m4339-nursing-studies-5m4349-year-1-290704/   The post Are you interested in Healthcare/Pre-nursing? appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • National Summer Celebration to premiere Monday 13 July
    by Tom Farrell on 9th July 2020 at 9:12 pm

    First ever online national summer celebration to premiere Monday 13 July‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Like Tweet Forward National Summer Celebration to premiere Monday 13 July We are really thrilled to announce the upcoming premiere of our first ever National Summer Celebration. This online event will go live on our YouTube Channel on Monday, 13 July at 7pm. Since [...] The post National Summer Celebration to premiere Monday 13 July appeared first on Careers and Education News.

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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

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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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