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  • Study Nutrition, Food and Business Management at St. Angela’s College!
    by Tom Farrell on 13th September 2019 at 10:52 am

    Study Nutrition, Food and Business Management at St. Angela’s College! Are you interested in developing food products of the future with enhanced nutritional benefits?  Do you want to make a difference to consumer health and wellbeing? The Bachelor of Applied Science in Nutrition, Food and Business Management (CAO Code: AS051) is a four year, Level [...] The post Study Nutrition, Food and Business Management at St. Angela’s College! appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Campaign to Reduce Alcohol Damage
    by Tom Farrell on 13th September 2019 at 10:24 am

    Students and staff across 10 of Ireland’s third level institutions have been recognised  for their efforts to reduce harm experienced by students from excessive alcohol consumption with a UCC-led programme. Developed in 2015 by UCC Health Matters — in collaboration with the [...] The post Campaign to Reduce Alcohol Damage appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Learn German
    by Tom Farrell on 13th September 2019 at 10:14 am

    Learn German with the pros: the Goethe-Institut Ireland offers extensive- and intensive courses. Once your ability has been individually assessed, you will begin lessons at the appropriate course level. If you have no previous knowledge of German, you will automatically start at level A1. Click here for more information … The post Learn German appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Engineering Education Conference
    by Tom Farrell on 13th September 2019 at 10:03 am

    Engineering Education Conference This conference examines Irish engineering education in an international context, including skills to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals and to succeed in a digital world. International and national speakers will address global challenges, future engineering skills, academic standards and graduate mobility. Attendees will also have the opportunity to share ideas on [...] The post Engineering Education Conference appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Virtual Science Lab Apps for Teachers and Students
    by Tom Farrell on 13th September 2019 at 9:57 am

    The apps  provide students with virtual labs where they can learn more on a wide variety of scientific phenomena. Using an inquiry-based learning approach, students will get to access interactive simulations, collaborate on quizzes, explore tables of elements and solve scientific puzzles all while having fun. We have included both Android and iPad apps, check [...] The post Virtual Science Lab Apps for Teachers and Students appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Engineering the South East September 2019
    by Tom Farrell on 12th September 2019 at 3:20 pm

      Engineering the South East Company Update September 2019 OEM Engineer Apprenticeship  The OEM Engineering Apprenticeship is schedule to commence on the 7th October 2019 with induction on the 3rd and 4th October 2019. There are still a few available spaces – if your company is interested you need to act now. See details. Skillnets [...] The post Engineering the South East September 2019 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Secondary School Essay-writing Competition
    by Tom Farrell on 12th September 2019 at 3:13 pm

    Are you a good writer? Do you like to argue your points? Would you like to be a prize-winning, nationally recognised writer? Well, here is your chance! The University of Limerick Regional Writing Centre (RWC, UL) wishes to announce the launch of its ninth annual National Secondary School Essay-writing Competition for Transition and 5th year [...] The post Secondary School Essay-writing Competition appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Agricultural Technology Centre in Kilkenny
    by Tom Farrell on 12th September 2019 at 3:05 pm

    AB Agri Ltd, the agricultural division of Associated British Foods (ABF) group which operates in the retail, food and agriculture sectors, is to establish a Technology Centre in Kilkenny, creating up to 50 new roles over five years. The project is supported by the Irish government through The post Agricultural Technology Centre in Kilkenny appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • BCFE 40th Anniversary Student Services Fee Scholarship 
    by Tom Farrell on 12th September 2019 at 11:41 am

    BCFE 40th Anniversary Student Services Fee Scholarship   As you know Ballyfermot College of Further Education has a national and international reputation for educating and training graduates for successful employment and education progression. Ballyfermot CFE has been building this reputation for 40 years. To commence our 40th Anniversary celebrations BCFE is offering a Students Services Fee Scholarship to the [...] The post BCFE 40th Anniversary Student Services Fee Scholarship  appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • LIT launches new undergraduate degrees for 2020 entry
    by Tom Farrell on 12th September 2019 at 10:31 am

    LIT launches new undergraduate degrees for 2020 entry Limerick Institute of Technology is pleased to announce 11 new additions to our portfolio of programmes for 2020 entry:   LC115    Art and Design Teacher Education                  http://lit.ie/Courses/LC115/default.aspx                    Limerick (Clare Street) (Portfolio) LC506    Visual Effects for Film, TV & [...] The post LIT launches new undergraduate degrees for 2020 entry appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • STEM – A World of Opportunities
    by Tom Farrell on 12th September 2019 at 7:59 am

    The world is changing rapidly all around us. Globally, we are witnessing a time of unprecedented technological advances that are affecting most aspects of our lives. Nowhere is that impact more obvious than in the job market. Research shows that most jobs in the market today didn’t exist 20 years ago, and it is predicted [...] The post STEM – A World of Opportunities appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Dublin Regional Skills September Newsletter
    by Tom Farrell on 11th September 2019 at 3:57 pm

    Newsletter Welcome to our Skills Newsletter September 2019. This feature illustrates some key initiatives/events for skills, that we encourage all our company contacts to engage with us to meeting your skills needs. Note: Our E-zine is distributed on a monthly basis but at any time you do have the opportunity to opt out by simply ticking the unsubscribe [...] The post Dublin Regional Skills September Newsletter appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Ballyfermot College of FE – Places available
    by Tom Farrell on 11th September 2019 at 2:44 pm

    Ballyfermot College of FE – Places available Ballyfermot College of Further Education (BCFE) still has a  number of places available across a  broad range of courses at level 5, 6, 8 (BA Hons) & Higher National Diploma (Comparable to  NFQ Level 6, Higher Cert). There are places available across the following departments; Animation Art, Design & [...] The post Ballyfermot College of FE – Places available appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Available Places in Dunboyne CFE
    by Tom Farrell on 11th September 2019 at 2:37 pm

    Available Places Due to enhanced allocation, extra places have become available in the following courses:   Art Portfolio Business and Accounting Graphic Design Hairdressing Health Service Skills Music Performance Nutrition Pharmacy Assistant Professional Cookery Sports Injury and Prevention Sports and Food Science Legal and Medical Secretary/Office Administration Online Marketing Advanced Certificate in Health Care Supervision [...] The post Available Places in Dunboyne CFE appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Mature Students view of Tourism Course in Moate Business College
    by Tom Farrell on 11th September 2019 at 1:39 pm

    I called in to Moate Business College with my daughter who was enrolling for an art course.  I chatted with a few of the extremely helpful staff members.  They put our minds at ease and it was suggested to me to enrol too.  As a mature student I put my name down for the Tourism [...] The post Mature Students view of Tourism Course in Moate Business College appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • NUI Galway launches new undergraduate degrees for 2020 entry
    by Tom Farrell on 11th September 2019 at 1:24 pm

    NUI Galway launches new undergraduate degrees for 2020 entry   NUI Galway continues to innovate their degree offerings and are delighted to offer the following new degrees for 2020 entry:   Law and Taxation BCL Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice BSc Genetics and Genomics BSc Geography and Geosystems Information on all of NUI Galway’s degrees [...] The post NUI Galway launches new undergraduate degrees for 2020 entry appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Study Home Economics at St. Angela’s College
    by Tom Farrell on 11th September 2019 at 10:48 am

    Study Home Economics at St. Angela’s College St. Angela’s College, Sligo are now offering a new BA in Home Economics (CAO Code: AS054).  This four year, Level 8 Honours Degree is aimed at students with a passion for Home Economics and who are interested in developing a diverse range of knowledge and practical skills underpinned [...] The post Study Home Economics at St. Angela’s College appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • New Students in DCU
    by Tom Farrell on 11th September 2019 at 8:48 am

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  • Galway Wind Park Scholarship Programme
    by Tom Farrell on 11th September 2019 at 8:40 am

    Galway Wind Park (GWP) is Ireland’s largest onshore wind farm. Based in Connemara, it produces enough renewable energy to power more than 140,000 Irish homes. The Galway Wind Park Scholarship Programme aims to maximise value for local communities by funding third-level education opportunities for local people living within 20 kilometres of Galway Wind Park. Each successful [...] The post Galway Wind Park Scholarship Programme appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Quick Course in What Spyware is
    by Tom Farrell on 11th September 2019 at 8:32 am

    In this article, we give you a quick course in what spyware is and why it is worth some serious effort to keep it off all your Internet-connected devices. As we go, you’ll learn about some recent, real-world cases of the kinds of damage spyware can cause. From crippling an entire city government to triggering a multi-billion dollar [...] The post Quick Course in What Spyware is 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. Red the full article