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  • Guide to Exam Prep From Home
    by Tom Farrell on 28th October 2020 at 9:30 pm

      Joe’s Jotter: ACE Guide to Exam Prep From Home (Feature 1 of 6) Parents and Students, Click on the link below to find out how to be more efficient around 'home study' and also how to set up a 'study area' that works for you. Five other in-depth articles will feature on this topic throughout the academic [...] The post Guide to Exam Prep From Home appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Latest News from the Field of Lifelong Learning
    by Tom Farrell on 28th October 2020 at 8:58 pm

      AONTAS News: All the Latest News from the Field of Lifelong Learning    October 2020 - Newsletter         Welcome to AONTAS NEWS AONTAS is here for you, our members, during this difficult and challenging time. This month we focus on AONTAS activities aimed at strengthening and supporting the sector. These include the launch [...] The post Latest News from the Field of Lifelong Learning appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • NCAD CEAD Online Autumn Portfolio Preparation course
    by Tom Farrell on 28th October 2020 at 8:49 pm

    NCAD CEAD Online Autumn Portfolio Preparation course Applications for the NCAD CEAD Online Autumn Portfolio Preparation course are now open. This 12 week, part-time, online evening course is open to applicants of all experience levels from the age of 16+ years.   Click HERE to apply and for course details. Only 15 places available! Places are filled on a first come first served basis. If a course is oversubscribed, [...] The post NCAD CEAD Online Autumn Portfolio Preparation course appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Sustaining Plant Diversity into the Future
    by Tom Farrell on 28th October 2020 at 8:34 pm

    Sustaining Plant Diversity into the Future Monday, 9 November 2020, 11 – 11:45am Location:National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Glasnevin, Dublin The beautiful National Botanic Gardens in Dublin is not just for recreation. It is a hub for the conservation of threatened plants, research on safeguarding plants and education of future gardeners. Staff from the gardens and the [...] The post Sustaining Plant Diversity into the Future appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • 2020 NCGE – National Forum on Guidance
    by Tom Farrell on 28th October 2020 at 8:28 pm

    2020 NCGE – National Forum on Guidance The 2020 NCGE – National Forum on Guidance took place – online – on Thursday the 22nd of October Theme - 'An initial investigation into what is the role of Lifelong Guidance in promoting Sustainable Development and Change'   A video recording of the ‘virtual’ Forum is now [...] The post 2020 NCGE – National Forum on Guidance appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • South East Regional Skills Newsletter
    by Tom Farrell on 28th October 2020 at 8:23 pm

      South East Regional Skills Newsletter October 2020 Strong Demand for Online Leadership & Management training in Kilkenny & Carlow There has been an exceptionally strong demand from industry in the South East for the ILM Leadership & Management training from Kilkenny Carlow ETB. Other ETBs also have similar offerings with online delivery gaining popularity. [...] The post South East Regional Skills Newsletter appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Legal Secretary Career Virtual Open day
    by Tom Farrell on 28th October 2020 at 7:54 pm

          Job VaLegal Secretary Career Virtual Open day   Do you worry that your lack of qualifications will prevent you changing careers, but find the cost of going back to university too prohibitive? If so, you would be by no means alone. We have seen many instances of people in that exact scenario. [...] The post Legal Secretary Career Virtual Open day appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Better Options – Coming Soon
    by Tom Farrell on 28th October 2020 at 7:47 pm

        In this week's edition: Better Options - 1 Month to Go | We're Hiring - Education Manager | AHEAD Conference - Register Now |  Our Week Online   Better Options - 1 Month to Go Better Options, the college fair for students and adults with disabilities looking for information on accessing education in either [...] The post Better Options – Coming Soon appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • News and resources for teachers
    by Tom Farrell on 28th October 2020 at 6:22 pm

    News and resources for teachers, October 2020 TEACHER NEWSLETTER What's inside: - How can we support student well-being in the digital age? - How can we turn students into innovators? - What is the future of schooling? Four scenarios - Are students ready to thrive in an interconnected world? - Are 15-year-olds aware of the issues affecting [...] The post News and resources for teachers appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Virtual Open Day in Carlow College
    by Tom Farrell on 26th October 2020 at 9:42 pm

    Virtual Open Day in Carlow College Carlow College, St. Patrick's will be hosting their virtual Open Day on Friday, 4th December from 12pm-7pm and Saturday, 5th December from 10am-3pm. College Website ... The post Virtual Open Day in Carlow College appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • GMIT Student’s Remote Robot Wins Competition
    by Tom Farrell on 26th October 2020 at 9:36 pm

    GMIT Student’s Remote Robot Wins Midas Third Level Electronic Competition Final year Engineering student Ruairi Doherty from Creagh, Ballinasloe, declared joint winner A GMIT Engineering student’s “Remote Robot” has won joint first place in this year’s National Midas Third Level Electronic Project Competition. Ruairi Doherty from Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, who completed the B. Eng [...] The post GMIT Student’s Remote Robot Wins Competition appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Ever thought of studying in Spain?
    by Tom Farrell on 26th October 2020 at 9:25 pm

    Ever thought of studying in Spain? First, you may wish to consider why it is valuable to study abroad. Studying in another culture can open up many possibilities for a student, and Spain can be a fascinating option to consider. Tens of thousands of students visit Spain each year, from Europe, Latin American, and North America. [...] The post Ever thought of studying in Spain? appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • How to be more successful at maths
    by Tom Farrell on 26th October 2020 at 7:16 pm

    How to be more successful at maths Grasping a subject of difficulty is always a big challenge for even the best students. One of those subjects is too often Mathematics. Maths seems to have developed a ‘bad boy cred’ over the last twenty years, but I feel things are getting better slowly and I know [...] The post How to be more successful at maths appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Jobs in Agriculture
    by Tom Farrell on 25th October 2020 at 8:30 pm

    Jobs in Agriculture What are the stand-out jobs in the agri-sector right now?   If you’re working in the agri-sector, or have your sights set on a career there, then some of these jobs might be of interest to you. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer, including a sales manger, business development manager, [...] The post Jobs in Agriculture appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • TU Dublin Event Updates
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd October 2020 at 10:58 am

    TU Dublin Event Updates We’ve just received confirmation that this event is not going ahead due to the current restrictions: School of Creative Arts: Open Day and Portfolio Clinic - 12th November 2020 - 09:00-13:00   We hope to have a portfolio clinic in January in the new East Quad Grangegorman campus but we don’t [...] The post TU Dublin Event Updates appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Updates from GMIT
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd October 2020 at 9:26 am

    Updates from GMIT GMIT’s Schools Liaison Office is pleased to unveil its new digital version of the GMIT Prospectus 2021/22 which is now available to browse on https://flipbook.proactive.ie/view/461759/82/ on all devices.   Designed and developed by Galway-based marketing company Proactive, the online prospectus displays an interactive version of the hard copy prospectus and provides hyperlinks to each [...] The post Updates from GMIT appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Cycle Against Suicide
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd October 2020 at 9:16 am

    Cycle Against Suicide This year, Cycle Against Suicide has developed our e-learning platform to enable schools to continue with our programme and the SPHE curriculum with bespoke exercises should schools go into lockdown. Currently we have 400 schools participating on the programme. It is free for all schools to participate.  All participating schools receive hard [...] The post Cycle Against Suicide appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • St Patrick’s College, Maynooth Newsletter
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd October 2020 at 8:58 am

      St Patrick's College, Maynooth Newsletter View this email in your browser Dear Friends of Maynooth, Graduates of St. Patrick’s College make a powerful impact both locally and globally, by devoting their lives to serving God and others. Some do this through their work in parishes, schools, prisons or hospitals, while others pursue careers in business, academia, journalism, politics and [...] The post St Patrick’s College, Maynooth Newsletter appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Goethe Institut News Update
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd October 2020 at 8:48 am

      Newsletter October 2020 - 4 Goethe-Institut Irland     Temporary Closure Photo (detail) © Fionn McCann   TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE GOETHE-INSTITUT IRLAND DUE TO COVID-19 Following the announcement by government to introduce Level 5 restrictions in Ireland, the Goethe-Institut Irland will be closed for visitors from 22 October until 1 December 2020. For further [...] The post Goethe Institut News Update appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Higher Options 2020
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd October 2020 at 8:16 am

    Higher Options 2020 What can I expect from Higher Options 2020? (how many unis etc will be present, how will they present) We have aimed at making Higher Options 2020 as like attending the event in any other year as it can be. Students will be able to visit stands and meet representatives [...] The post Higher Options 2020 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...