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  • IBM and Exit Entry Open P-TECH Schools Challenge 2021
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 2:19 pm

    IBM and Exit Entry Open P-TECH Schools Challenge 2021    Launching April 19th 2021, Post Primary students in Ireland are invited to participate in the IBM and Exit Entry Open P-TECH Schools Challenge. Students are encouraged to utilise the free Exit Entry app to complete Open P-TECH badges accredited by IBM. On the move, at [...] The post IBM and Exit Entry Open P-TECH Schools Challenge 2021 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Dunboyne College Update
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 2:12 pm

    Dunboyne College Update OVER 50 COURSES ON OFFER 6 Departments  Healthcare Science Arts/Law/Teaching Business Computers and Design Services & Leisure   NEW Courses DCFE are delighted to announce the launch of the following new courses: Software Development and Games Design Occupational Therapy Studies Pre-University Animal Science Pre-Apprenticeship Banking, Insurance and Financial Services Pre-University Food Science [...] The post Dunboyne College Update appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Apprenticeship Action Plan
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Apprenticeship Action Plan The Government aims to significantly increase the footprint of apprenticeship within the education landscape over the coming five years, ensuring that apprenticeships are open and accessible and are seen as a viable and exciting path to skills and a qualification. The positive impact of learning which is closely linked to the workplace [...] The post Apprenticeship Action Plan appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • New Level 8 in Marketing with Online Technologies at LYIT & Open Evening
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 11:18 am

    New Level 8 in Marketing with Online Technologies at LYIT & Open Evenin Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) is delighted to announce the launch of a NEW CAO programme in Marketing for September 2021 intake. The programme is CAO Code: LY128, the Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Marketing with Online Technologies. This new three-year level 8 [...] The post New Level 8 in Marketing with Online Technologies at LYIT & Open Evening appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • NUI Galway Guidance News
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 10:51 am

    Welcome back! We hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing Easter break.  It’s hard to believe we are now in the final semester of what has been an extraordinarily challenging year. In this month’s newsletter we are asking you to register for the upcoming Guidance Counsellor information session on May 4th at 2pm.  Also our Virtual Open [...] The post NUI Galway Guidance News appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Combating Climate Change from Space
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 10:46 am

    Combating Climate Change from Space Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor or ASIM was installed on the Space Station in 2018. The collection of optical cameras, photometers and an X- and gamma-ray detector is designed to look for electrical discharges originating from stormy weather that extends above thunderstorms into the upper atmosphere. The experiment has been very successful in describing elements that are associated [...] The post Combating Climate Change from Space appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • QQI Level 5 & 6 Courses in Moate Business College
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 8:42 am

    QQI Level 5 & 6 Courses in Moate Business College   Click here to apply ... The post QQI Level 5 & 6 Courses in Moate Business College appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Final Q & A For Uversity Scholarships for Mature Students
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 8:06 am

    Final Q & A For Uversity Scholarships for Mature Students   As we approach the closing date for Uversity Scholarship applications, we will be hosting our final live Q & A session for all mature students who may be interested in funding options to study a 3-4 year Bachelor's Degree programme in the 2021/22 academic year. [...] The post Final Q & A For Uversity Scholarships for Mature Students appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) with Donegal ETB
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 7:59 am

    Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) with Donegal ETB Class of 2021! What's your next move? Have you thought about Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) options in the Autumn with Donegal ETB? Did you know that Donegal ETB PLC students have the highest rate of progression from PLC to third level out of all PLC providers in the [...] The post Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) with Donegal ETB appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Guidance in Wellbeing Webinar
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 7:46 am

    Guidance in Wellbeing Webinar A framework and resources for a guidance counselling appointment to check in on student wellbeing Click here to register ... The post Guidance in Wellbeing Webinar appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Law & Business Webinar
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 7:27 am

    Law & Business Webinar   IT Sligo’s Law & Business team will be hosting a webinar on its new course, CAO Code SG255 on Tuesday 20th April 2021 at 6pm.   Guest speakers include Michelle O’Boyle, former President of the Law Society of Ireland and David Minton, Director with the Northern and Western Regional Assembly.  You’ll [...] The post Law & Business Webinar appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • IT Sligo – Brand New Marketing Programmes Launched
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 7:24 am

    Brand New Marketing Programmes Launched   IT Sligo is delighted to launch two brand new marketing programmes.   These new programmes have the best and most innovative marketing practices included from the world of business and marketing, to ensure graduates from IT Sligo will be best prepared for the changing business landscape and have the [...] The post IT Sligo – Brand New Marketing Programmes Launched appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • IT Sligo Open Day
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 7:17 am

    IT Sligo Open Day – Saturday 24th April – 10am – 2pm   IT Sligo has a busy week ahead with an Open Day and the launch of two new courses.  The Open Day will be held online on Saturday the 24th of April from 10am to 2pm and offers an informed packed day for [...] The post IT Sligo Open Day appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • New School Programme: AIB Future Sparks
    by Tom Farrell on 19th April 2021 at 7:09 am

    New School Programme: AIB Future Sparks   AIB would like to invite post-primary teachers to register for an exciting new interdisciplinary programme for schools. It encourages the development of key life skills that accompany and support young people’s significant life moments and transitions. This programme is free, and is launching September 2021.   AIB has [...] The post New School Programme: AIB Future Sparks appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • BPS Cert Ability Training – online – May 2021
    by Tom Farrell on 16th April 2021 at 1:55 pm

    BPS Cert Ability Training - online - May 2021   Please click on the following link to find details and Registration Form for this Course: http://www.etcconsult.com/bps-certificate-of-competence-in-test-use-occupational-ability/ 10:00 - 12:00 each day on the following dates May: Monday 24th, Wednesday 26th, Friday 28th, Monday 31st & Wednesday 2nd June The course fee is €500 per person. The post BPS Cert Ability Training – online – May 2021 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Athlone Institute of Technology Open Day
    by Tom Farrell on 16th April 2021 at 1:50 pm

    Athlone Institute of Technology Open Day Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) will host a virtual open day on Saturday, 24 April to help prospective students make an informed decision as they navigate the CAO decision-making process. The virtual event, which will kick off at 11am and run until 2pm, will feature a series of live departmental talks [...] The post Athlone Institute of Technology Open Day appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Latest News from NUI Galway
    by Tom Farrell on 16th April 2021 at 1:44 pm

    We hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing Easter break.  It’s hard to believe we are now in the final semester of what has been an extraordinarily challenging year. In this month’s newsletter we are asking you to register for the upcoming Guidance Counsellor information session on May 4th at 2pm.  Also our Virtual Open Day will [...] The post Latest News from NUI Galway appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Launch of The Mountjoy Prison and Maynooth University Partnership
    by Tom Farrell on 16th April 2021 at 1:30 pm

    Launch of The Mountjoy Prison and Maynooth University Partnership Newly formed Mountjoy-Maynooth University (MJMU) Partnership, aims to promote new pathways to university for prisoners, former prisoners and people with convictions.   https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/access-office/mountjoy-mu-partnership The post Launch of The Mountjoy Prison and Maynooth University Partnership appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Video on Architectural Technology & Design and 3D Design & Graphics
    by Tom Farrell on 16th April 2021 at 1:26 pm

    Video on Architectural Technology & Design and 3D Design & Graphics We've a new video added to our YouTube channel if you would like to share with your followers please? Architectural Technology & Design and 3D Design & Graphics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nsfny4cdYsg&ab_channel=CavanInstituteCavan   The post Video on Architectural Technology & Design and 3D Design & Graphics appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • NUI Galway’s Undergraduate Virtual Open Day
    by Tom Farrell on 16th April 2021 at 1:16 pm

    NUI Galway’s Undergraduate Virtual Open Day A date has been confirmed for NUI Galway’s Undergraduate Virtual Open Day, please see attached and details below. Date: 8th May, 2021 Time: 11am-4pm Registration: www.nuigalway.ie/opendays     NUI Galway Undergraduate Open Day Date: Saturday, 2nd October, 2021 Time: TBC The post NUI Galway’s Undergraduate Virtual Open Day appeared first on Careers and Education News.

Classroom Guidance News

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