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  • Maynooth Summer School 2020
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 8:47 pm

    Maynooth Summer School 2020 ... The post Maynooth Summer School 2020 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Bookshare Ireland
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 8:05 pm

    Welcome to Bookshare Ireland Bookshare Ireland is the largest accessible digital library in the country, available for all people with print disabilities. Bookshare makes reading easy with all titles available in a format to suit your needs. Click here for website ... The post Bookshare Ireland appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • 2020 Workshops on Loss and Bereavement
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 7:20 pm

    2020 Workshops on Loss and Bereavement Aim This is a series of introductory workshops on a range of topics covering loss and bereavement. Target Audience The workshops are targeted at professionals and volunteers who may wish to learn more about loss and bereavement and for those working with people who have experienced a major loss. [...] The post 2020 Workshops on Loss and Bereavement appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • The Future of Online Learning
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 7:01 pm

    The Future of Online Learning In the 1990s, digital learning or eLearning started to take off, leading the way into a digital realm of education. The word eLearning was first created in 1998. To put that in perspective, this was the same year that Google was launched. Since 2000, there has been a 900% growth [...] The post The Future of Online Learning appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Agriculture and Climate Change – Your Essential Fact Pack
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 12:12 pm

    Agriculture and Climate Change – Your Essential Fact Pack Teagasc has produced the publication ‘Agriculture and Climate Change – Your Essential Fact Pack’, which will be used in class.  According to Teagasc Director of Research, Professor Frank O’Mara: “There is so much comment from different sources on the role of agriculture in climate change that [...] The post Agriculture and Climate Change – Your Essential Fact Pack appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Science Week at Teagasc 2019
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 12:03 pm

    Festival of Farming and Food – SFI Science Week at Teagasc 2019 This Science Week (November 10-17), the Festival of Farming and Food will take place at venues all around the country. With almost 30 events taking place over eight counties, ranging from workshops for schools, open days, exhibitions and public lectures. The theme of [...] The post Science Week at Teagasc 2019 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • LIT Thurles Open Day
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 10:34 am

    LIT Thurles Open Day To mark College Awareness Week, Limerick Institute of Technology will hold an Open Day at LIT Thurles Campus on Saturday, 23rd November from 11.00am-1.00pm.   This is an ideal opportunity for students and their parents to meet our academic staff and students to gain more information on the degree programmes available [...] The post LIT Thurles Open Day appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • GMIT Mayo and Canadian College Sign new Exchange Agreement
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 9:20 am

    International Opportunities for Students as GMIT Mayo and Canadian College Sign new Exchange Agreement Students on the Early Childhood Education and Care degree courses to benefit from new partnership   GMIT Mayo Campus is pleased to announce a new partnership with Niagara College, Canada, which will provide international exchange opportunities for students and staff of [...] The post GMIT Mayo and Canadian College Sign new Exchange Agreement appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Conference on Pluralistic Counselling & Psychotherapy
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 9:13 am

    3rd International Conference on Pluralistic Counselling & Psychotherapy 28 – 29 March 2020 Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin Following the highly successful first and second conferences in Abertay and the University of Roehampton, IICP College is delighted to announce it will host the third International Conference on Pluralistic Counselling and Psychotherapy (ICPCP) Friday and Saturday 28th [...] The post Conference on Pluralistic Counselling & Psychotherapy appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Fancy being a Florist?
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 8:59 am

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  • UCC – New Course in Social Farming
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 8:47 am

    A new programme to provide farmers with the skills to work with people with disabilities has been launched by UCC. UCC’s Adult Continuing Education and Applied Social Science departments in conjunction with the Skellig Centre for Research and Innovation came together to offer a Certificate in Practice Support in Social Farming. The one-year programme will provide students with the skills to work with [...] The post UCC – New Course in Social Farming appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • How IoT will make us more connected workers
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 8:42 am

    It might sound like the stuff of dystopian science fiction, but connecting workers and employees through the Internet of Things (IoT) will provide a significant boost to workplace productivity and safety. Even now, startups and major corporations are providing services which help businesses track their staff, and in the process their improvements to efficiency will [...] The post How IoT will make us more connected workers appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • New Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Information Systems
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 8:22 am

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  • PDST November Newsletter
    by Tom Farrell on 14th November 2019 at 8:15 am

    Newsletter: November 2019 Welcome! Our newsletter aims to provide ICT news and information to Principals, ICT coordinating teachers, teachers and all those involved in education. FÍS Film Project FÍS Film Awards FÍS is a successful film project currently thriving in primary schools across Ireland. The initiative encourages children to explore the medium of film in [...] The post PDST November Newsletter appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • South East Regional Skills Newsletter
    by Tom Farrell on 13th November 2019 at 2:11 pm

    South East Regional Skills NewsletterNovember 2019 WIT Launches new Laboratory Analyst Apprenticeship  The first class on the Laboratory Analyst L7 apprenticeship (three years) were present for the official launch in Waterford recently. These apprentices are with Sanofi, GSK, Eurofins and others spending two days per week in college and three days per week learning at [...] The post South East Regional Skills Newsletter appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Inchicore College Open Day
    by Tom Farrell on 13th November 2019 at 12:32 pm

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  • Future Female Pilots seminar
    by Tom Farrell on 13th November 2019 at 11:34 am

    Future Female Pilots seminar About this Event Date And Time Thu, 14 November 2019 18:30 – 19:30 GMT Location Cork International Hotel Lehenagh More Cork Airport Business Park T12 H516 Cork   Worldwide only 3 per cent of pilots are female – raising the odds of a two-woman flight crew to one in 1,000. At AFTA [...] The post Future Female Pilots seminar appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • LIT Strength and Conditioning Courses conference
    by Tom Farrell on 13th November 2019 at 9:10 am

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  • Sligo Science Festival Combats Climate Change  
    by Tom Farrell on 13th November 2019 at 9:06 am

    Sligo Science Festival Combats Climate Change   Sligo Science Festival is back and this year it’s all about Climate and how Science is transforming the planet. The event will run from November 10th – 17th and is packed with talks, performances and demonstrations that will entertain and inform all age groups. The week-long festival will [...] The post Sligo Science Festival Combats Climate Change   appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Climate Revolution Toolkit
    by Tom Farrell on 13th November 2019 at 8:57 am

      I'm delighted to share our new Climate Revolution toolkit with you, hot off the presses this week! This resource explores Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals. It is designed for Global Educators, Youth Workers, Development Education practitioners, trainers, climate activists, changemakers of all shapes and sizes but in particular those working with the [...] The post Climate Revolution Toolkit 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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