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  • Drogheda Institute of Further Education wins Major Award
    by Tom Farrell on 26th February 2020 at 3:36 pm

    Drogheda Institute of Further Education wins Major Award Drogheda Institute of Further Education (DIFE) Awarded Best Provider of Further Education in Ireland DIFE receives award for outstanding overall performance and excellence in its field at the 2020 Education Awards Drogheda Institute of Further Education (DIFE) is announced as the overall winner of the “Best Provider of [...] The post Drogheda Institute of Further Education wins Major Award appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin College Careers day
    by Tom Farrell on 26th February 2020 at 2:56 pm

    National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin College Careers day The College is holding its Spring Careers Day on March 12th 2020 in the Gallery room and Auditorium building in the National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin. This event is a platform to inform interested students about the courses that are on offer here in the college and also to [...] The post National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin College Careers day appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • GMIT International Hotel School Careers Fair
    by Tom Farrell on 26th February 2020 at 2:45 pm

    GMIT International Hotel School Careers Fair Irish And International Hospitality Employers to Attend GMIT International Hotel School Careers Fair (4 March, GMIT) GMIT International Hotel School Careers Fair (4 March, GMIT) Over 80 stands and 150 employers in the hotel and hospitality industry Ireland and abroad are to take part in the GMIT International Hotel [...] The post GMIT International Hotel School Careers Fair appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Open Days at IT Carlow
    by Tom Farrell on 26th February 2020 at 2:38 pm

    Open Days at IT Carlow Institute of Technology Carlow hosts a number of Open Days every academic year, providing students the opportunity to explore the Institute’s campus and facilities and to meet with lecturers and current students to discuss courses and career opportunities. Students will have an opportunity to speak to lecturers and staff from the following areas: [...] The post Open Days at IT Carlow appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • SAP Landscapes – Careers Open Day
    by Tom Farrell on 26th February 2020 at 2:20 pm

    SAP Landscapes - Careers Open Day SAP Landscapes welcome you to their Careers Open Day which will be held at their headquarters in Maynooth, Co. Kildare on the 27th of February 2020. What to expect... A presentation about the company and the career opportunities on offer A tour of the SAP Landscapes facility in Maynooth [...] The post SAP Landscapes – Careers Open Day appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Timely Revision Tips
    by Tom Farrell on 26th February 2020 at 2:12 pm

    Timely Revision Tips We all know that time is limited and there are probably hundreds of things you would rather be doing than revising for your exams. With limited time it becomes essential to make sure you use your time wisely to revise productively. Here are my top tips to help you organise your time. [...] The post Timely Revision Tips appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Portfolio Submission 2020 – TU Dublin
    by Tom Farrell on 26th February 2020 at 2:05 pm

    Portfolio Submission 2020 - TU Dublin Tues 3 & Wed 4 Mar 2020 Portfolio Submission 2020 Tuesday, 3rd and Wednesday, 4th March 2020 from 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm in the North House, Grangegorman Portfolios will be available for collection on the same day of submission.   Programmes: TU975 - Interior Design TU973 - Design [...] The post Portfolio Submission 2020 – TU Dublin appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • ‘Children and Loss’ – Workshop
    by Tom Farrell on 26th February 2020 at 2:00 pm

    ‘Children and Loss’ - Workshop Places are still available for the workshop on ‘Children and Loss’.  Details below.  I would be grateful if you would bring it to the attention of anyone you think may be interested. Bookings can be made on the following link https://hospicefoundation.ie/education-training/bereavement-training/workshops/.     CHILDREN AND LOSS  Date          [...] The post ‘Children and Loss’ – Workshop appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Kings Inns Newsletter
    by Tom Farrell on 26th February 2020 at 1:55 pm

      Education Library Members Venue Education Open Days for all Full and Part-time Courses Our first Open Day of 2020 takes place this Saturday 29 February [2pm to 4pm] We will also host an Open Evening on Thursday 2 April [6pm to 8pm] WHAT TO EXPECT Learn about the School through presentations on our courses, the [...] The post Kings Inns Newsletter appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Leaving Certificate Revision Sessions in NCI
    by Tom Farrell on 26th February 2020 at 1:08 pm

    Leaving Certificate Revision Sessions Specialist teachers are brought in for these sessions to show students how to tackle the tough questions on the paper and how best to prepare for the exams. The teachers also provide comprehensive notes to help students revise. With increased emphasis on grades in Maths and English, this is a great opportunity [...] The post Leaving Certificate Revision Sessions in NCI appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Castlebar CFE Open Day
    by Tom Farrell on 25th February 2020 at 4:55 pm

    Castlebar CFE Open Day and list of courses     The post Castlebar CFE Open Day appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Access TU Dublin and QQI TU Dublin Applications open for 2020
    by Tom Farrell on 25th February 2020 at 4:45 pm

    I am delighted to let you know that our Access TU Dublin and QQI TU Dublin Applications for 2020 are now open. The closing date is Friday 1st May 2020. The Access TU Dublin Entry Route is for School leavers [under the age of 23 as of January 1st on year of entry] who are [...] The post Access TU Dublin and QQI TU Dublin Applications open for 2020 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Open Day at An Cosán Virtual Community College
    by Tom Farrell on 25th February 2020 at 3:11 pm

    Open Day at An Cosán Virtual Community College | Wednesday 4th March 2020 | As part of AONTAS Adult Learners’ Festival, 2nd – 6th March 2020, An Cosán VCC are opening our doors to meet you, learners and community organisations who are interested in finding out more about how you can get back to education [...] The post Open Day at An Cosán Virtual Community College appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Taster Days in IT Tralee
    by Tom Farrell on 25th February 2020 at 12:46 pm

    Taster Days in IT Tralee The School of Business at IT Tralee are running a number of taster programmes over the coming weeks for TY, 5th Year and Leaving Certificate students.  The taster programmes will give students a chance to experience the facilities available in IT Tralee, provide an insight in to the content and [...] The post Taster Days in IT Tralee appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Games Fleadh 2020 at LIT Thurles
    by Tom Farrell on 25th February 2020 at 11:45 am

    Games Fleadh 2020 at LIT Thurles to highlight Social Conscience of the Gaming World Games Fleadh 2020 will this year highlight the social conscience of the gaming world, and explore the potential of how online gaming can bring about positive change in the real world. On March 4, students from across Ireland will not only [...] The post Games Fleadh 2020 at LIT Thurles appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Irish businesses can save thousands by retraining staff
    by Tom Farrell on 25th February 2020 at 11:35 am

    Irish businesses can save thousands by retraining staff rather than offering redundancies – Wild Code School   - Up to 46,000 jobs in Ireland at risk from automation - Businesses can save thousands of euro on redundancy payments and recruitment costs by upskilling ‘at risk’ staff in coding, rather than making them redundant. That’s according [...] The post Irish businesses can save thousands by retraining staff appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Limerick for Engineering
    by Tom Farrell on 25th February 2020 at 9:18 am

    Limerick for Engineering Thursday March 5th, 2020 @ 5:30 to 8:30pm, Shannon Airport Departures Hall, Co. Clare. Discover more about interesting engineering careers, common to a diverse range of engineering organisations right here in the Mid-West. Meet with industry professionals who will provide information about their chosen fields as well as demonstrating some interesting technology they work with. [...] The post Limerick for Engineering appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Sports Scholarships at IT Tralee
    by Tom Farrell on 25th February 2020 at 8:51 am

    Sports Scholarships at IT Tralee - Closing Date for Scholarship Application 6th March 2020 Event Date:06 March 2020 - 06 March 2020 Event Time:5.00 pm on Friday Venue: IT Tralee Organised by: Sports Office Click here for more information ... The post Sports Scholarships at IT Tralee appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Career Opportunities in tackling Climate Change
    by Tom Farrell on 25th February 2020 at 8:15 am

    TU Dublin BSc provides vital career opportunities in tackling Climate Change The BSc in Spatial Planning and Environmental Management (TU835) at TU Dublin is an opportunity to obtain an excellent degree in either of two highly relevant fields.  Both spatial planning and environmental management are vital careers towards building a sustainable future for Ireland and [...] The post Career Opportunities in tackling Climate Change appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Equine Education Tour September 2020
    by Tom Farrell on 24th February 2020 at 7:47 pm

    Equine Education Tour September 2020 FEI/WFSH Young Horse Championship Finals Lanaken Belgium & 3 Days Farm Visits Holland (Focus Show Jumping) While enduring the current spate of inclement weather conditions, it may be a good time to plan something pleasant to look forward to later in the year. Please find attached summary information of a [...] The post Equine Education Tour September 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...

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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