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  • Skillnet Ireland Newsletter 
    by Tom Farrell on 24th September 2020 at 8:44 pm

      Welcome to the Skillnet Ireland Newsletter    I hope this latest issue of kinetic finds you well. Through the new Programme for Government and the July Stimulus Package, Skillnet Ireland has been proactive in bringing new and innovative initiatives to market that enable businesses to navigate the challenges they face by offering supports targeted [...] The post Skillnet Ireland Newsletter  appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Goethe Institut Events
    by Tom Farrell on 24th September 2020 at 8:39 pm

      Newsletter September 2020 - 4 Goethe-Institut Irland     Events (C) GAZE International LGBT Film Festival / Designed - redmanAKA   Film Festival GAZE 2020: FOCUS ON GERMAN CINEMA - 30/09-04/10/2020 International LGBTQ+ Film Festival GAZE is back in 2020 - with special focus on queer German cinema. Four feature films and two short [...] The post Goethe Institut Events appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Better Options 2020
    by Tom Farrell on 24th September 2020 at 4:19 pm

    Better Options 2020 Better Options is a college fair for students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties will take place online from 10.00am-4.00pm. Date:  28th November 2020 This event is ideal for adults returning to education or for students with disabilities considering their post leaving cert educational options, parents and guidance counsellors.  Attendees are able to learn about college support [...] The post Better Options 2020 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • AIT Guidance Counsellor Meeting
    by Tom Farrell on 24th September 2020 at 1:12 pm

    AIT Guidance Counsellor Meeting AIT will host a virtual Guidance Counsellor briefing on Tuesday 6th October at 1pm via Zoom. About this Event AIT will host a virtual Guidance Counsellor briefing on Tuesday 6th October. The event will give GC's the opportunity to celebrate the new and exciting changes and AIT. GC will get first-hand [...] The post AIT Guidance Counsellor Meeting appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Openness to New Opportunities since Pandemic
    by Tom Farrell on 24th September 2020 at 1:03 pm

    Openness to New Opportunities Since Pandemic Attendees At Recent GMIT Spirit Webinar Reveal They Are Now More Open To New Opportunities And Embracing Change Since Pandemic Started “How has your mindset changed since the pandemic?”   A question “How has your mindset changed since the pandemic?” put to attendees at the recent EMPOWER and Spirit [...] The post Openness to New Opportunities since Pandemic appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • A Career in Cybersecurity
    by Tom Farrell on 24th September 2020 at 11:52 am

    A Career in Cybersecurity   The Opportunity Cybersecurity is a rapidly growing industry internationally, for which there are a number of opportunities and challenges: $248 billion worldwide cybersecurity spending by 2023  Over $600 billion – the global cost of cybercrime in 2017 0% – the unemployment in cyber security and 3.5 million unfilled jobs predicted [...] The post A Career in Cybersecurity appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Computer Science for Leaving Certificate
    by Tom Farrell on 24th September 2020 at 11:36 am

    Computer Science for Leaving Certificate   Golden Key is delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of “Computer Science for Leaving Certificate”. This comprehensive textbook will be available for school year 2020-21.  The authors Brett A. Becker and Keith Quille are highly regarded in the field of computer science education in Ireland and abroad. Brett is an Assistant Professor in [...] The post Computer Science for Leaving Certificate appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Learning Tools for Children with Disabilities
    by Tom Farrell on 24th September 2020 at 9:34 am

    Learning Tools for Children with Disabilities   Click here to download document ...   The post Learning Tools for Children with Disabilities appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Irish Film Institute News
    by Tom Farrell on 24th September 2020 at 8:59 am

        With the IFI cinemas temporarily closed, we have moved the IFI Documentary Festival online to IFI@Home. Many of you have already enjoyed the wonderful documentaries released this week including Ron Howard's Rebuilding Paradise. Tickets are selling fast for all films so make a plan to rent and watch your choices before the festival [...] The post Irish Film Institute News appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • News Update from AHEAD
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd September 2020 at 2:21 pm

      In this week's edition: Annual Report 2019 Now Available | AHEAD Journal 12 - Call for Papers | AHEAD START - Registration Open |  Our Week Online   Annual Report 2019 Now Available AHEAD are delighted to release their annual report for 2019 which details the organisations activities and finances during that period. As a year of [...] The post News Update from AHEAD appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Guidance Vacancy in Ballyfermot
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd September 2020 at 2:12 pm

    Guidance Vacancy in Ballyfermot Ballyfermot College of Further Education requires a Guidance Counsellor for this academic year. It is a job share position of 11 hours per week. All details are in the attachment. The post Guidance Vacancy in Ballyfermot appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Places Available in Castlebar CFE
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd September 2020 at 2:02 pm

    Places Available in Castlebar CFE Places still available on all Level 5 courses in Castlebar College of Further Education. Training provided to all learners on Remote Learning. Apply immediately on- line on www.ccfe.ie . Call college on 094 902 3134 for more information or to arrange an interview or check our our website without delay. [...] The post Places Available in Castlebar CFE appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Increased Demand for Places at Kerry College
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd September 2020 at 11:50 am

    Increased Demand for Places at Kerry College   KERRY COLLEGE OF FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING (Kerry College) has welcomed students back on-campus this week – at their four locations in Tralee and Listowel. Demand has increased in many areas this year with many courses now full.   Popular course areas this year include: Social Studies, [...] The post Increased Demand for Places at Kerry College appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Round Two CAO offers issued 
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd September 2020 at 11:44 am

    Round Two CAO offers issued   2955 Round Two CAO offers issued The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Wednesday, 23 September issued 2955 offers to applicants in Round Two of the CAO offers process. A total of 1,923 Level 8 offers, and 1,032 Level 7/6 offers, were made to 2,630 CAO applicants in this [...] The post Round Two CAO offers issued  appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Why Study Abroad: 8 Clear Reasons
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd September 2020 at 10:59 am

    Why Study Abroad: 8 Clear Reasons Learning a new language Experience a different culture An international education Personal development/challenge Graduate/career opportunities Friendships to last a lifetime Finding new interests International travel Summary Is studying abroad worth it? Studying abroad outside the US can be a rewarding experience with many advantages. These include workplace-readiness, language skills, [...] The post Why Study Abroad: 8 Clear Reasons appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Higher Options 2020
    by Tom Farrell on 22nd September 2020 at 6:31 pm

    Higher Options 2020 Higher Options Page Updates Higher Options is going online this year and will take place on the 4th and 5th of November. Now that the results are in and third-level offers have been made, it’s time for students heading into Leaving Cert and beyond to get ready for the choices ahead. Our [...] The post Higher Options 2020 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • CUA Meetings as Preparations to Become a Technological University
    by Tom Farrell on 22nd September 2020 at 2:24 pm

    CUA Meetings as Preparations to Become a Technological University CUA Presidents Resume Onsite Meetings as Preparations to Become a Technological University(TU) Step Up Inaugural meeting of new CUA Governing Body subcommittee The Presidents of the three Institutes in the Connacht Ulster Alliance (CUA) recently resumed onsite face to face meetings for the first time since [...] The post CUA Meetings as Preparations to Become a Technological University appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Best practice in relation to administering psychometric assessments and guidance tools
    by Tom Farrell on 22nd September 2020 at 2:13 pm

    Administering Psychometric Assessments and Guidance tools Advice on the use of assessment instruments/tests for Guidance or for additional and special educational needs (SEN) in post-primary schools Circular Letter 0067/2020 (Revising Circular 0058/2019) Schools should also consider any possible impact that Covid-19 related school closures may have on student performance and their wellbeing, and on their [...] The post Best practice in relation to administering psychometric assessments and guidance tools appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • MIC Launches Interactive Virtual Orientation Tour
    by Tom Farrell on 22nd September 2020 at 10:58 am

    MIC Launches Interactive Virtual Orientation Tour This week saw the launch of Mary Immaculate College’s (MIC) Interactive Virtual Orientation as the College prepares to open its doors, both physically and virtually, to over 5,000 new and returning students at both its Limerick and Thurles campuses. Developed in response to COVID-19, and the new reality students consequently [...] The post MIC Launches Interactive Virtual Orientation Tour appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Available Places in Dunboyne CFE
    by Tom Farrell on 22nd September 2020 at 10:44 am

    Available Places in Dunboyne CFE Dunboyne College of Further Education is open and in line with Covid Guidelines    Several courses have availability at Dunboyne College of Further Education September 2020 Including:  Pre- University Arts  Pre-University Liberal Arts  Pre-University Arts History  Pre-University Arts European Languages  Pre-University Teaching  Pre-University Law  Childcare  Art Portfolio  Pharmacy  Pre-Paramedic Fire and [...] The post Available Places in Dunboyne CFE 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...