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  • Dunboyne College Updates
    by Tom Farrell on 27th January 2021 at 9:29 am

    Dunboyne College Updates Virtual Open Evenings Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th of February 5-8pm Log on athttps://dunboynecollege.ie/     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 Updates appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Regional Skills News from Mid West
    by Tom Farrell on 27th January 2021 at 9:15 am

      Minister Harris launches new one-stop shop for people seeking to retrain or upskill Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has launched a new online portal for people seeking to upskill or retrain. The online portal – www.gov.ie/therightcourse - is a one stop shop for businesses, employees or unemployed persons and [...] The post Regional Skills News from Mid West appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Scholarship opportunities at upcoming SME’s Virtual Open Days
    by Tom Farrell on 27th January 2021 at 9:11 am

          Scholarship opportunities at upcoming SME's Virtual Open Days   We are launching our first Virtual Open Days for 2021 that will be hosted from January 29th till February 4th and two scholarships will be given away to two lucky winners! Our Partner Universities are giving our attendees the opportunity to win one [...] The post Scholarship opportunities at upcoming SME’s Virtual Open Days appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Changes to DARE Application Process
    by Tom Farrell on 27th January 2021 at 9:06 am

    Changes to DARE Application Process As schools remain closed due to COVID-19, DARE has made two temporary changes to the required documentation in order to enable applicants to complete their application by the published deadline of 15 March at 5:15pm:   A Digital School Stamp and Signature will be accepted on the EIS this year [...] The post Changes to DARE Application Process appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • South East Regional Skills Newsletter
    by Tom Farrell on 26th January 2021 at 12:39 pm

    South East Regional Skills NewsletterJanuary 2021 Minister Harris launches On-Stop Shop Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris launched The Right Course. The online portal will guide employers and employees to the upskilling and reskilling opportunities available. Laboratory Apprenticeship BioPharamaChem Ireland in conjunction with SERSF and WIT are hosting a Laboratory Apprenticeship briefing for employers [...] The post South East Regional Skills Newsletter appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Further Education and Training – The many paths for Leaving Certs
    by Tom Farrell on 26th January 2021 at 12:19 pm

    Further Education and Training – More than you might think | The many paths for Leaving Certs   Further Education and Training More than you might think | The many paths for Leaving Certs   At the best of times, selecting a course can be a very difficult decision for Leaving Certificate students. [...] The post Further Education and Training – The many paths for Leaving Certs appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Sallynoggin College of Further Education Virtual Open Day
    by Tom Farrell on 26th January 2021 at 10:50 am

    Sallynoggin College of Further Education Virtual Open Day Wednesday 3rd March 10am - 12 pm at www.scfe.ie   The post Sallynoggin College of Further Education Virtual Open Day appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • We are losing Ice at a record rate
    by Tom Farrell on 25th January 2021 at 11:08 am

    We are losing Ice at a record rate A research team – the first to carry out a survey of global ice loss using satellite data – has discovered that the rate at which ice is disappearing across the planet is speeding up. The findings also reveal that 28 trillion tonnes of ice was lost [...] The post We are losing Ice at a record rate appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • MTU Cork Live Q&A Webinar for CAO Applicants
    by Tom Farrell on 25th January 2021 at 10:12 am

    MTU Cork Live Q&A Webinar for CAO Applicants Munster Technological University Cork (MTU Cork) will host a Live Questions and Answers Session for prospective CAO students on Wednesday January 27th from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, and will cover areas such as Business, Engineering, Science, Humanities, Computer Science, Art, Music & Maritime.   Representatives from all areas within MTU [...] The post MTU Cork Live Q&A Webinar for CAO Applicants appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Software Developer Apprenticeship
    by Tom Farrell on 25th January 2021 at 10:01 am

    Click here for more information ... The post Software Developer Apprenticeship appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • NCAD CEAD Open Day 2021
    by Tom Farrell on 25th January 2021 at 9:49 am

    NCAD CEAD Open Day 2021 CEAD Open Day 2021 has been rescheduled to Saturday 27th March 2021 - we will publish and update you on the exact time and event details shortly.   This year CEAD Open Day will be a virtual event. Please keep an eye on the CEAD website and social media accounts for updates and further details [...] The post NCAD CEAD Open Day 2021 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Trinity receives funding to help students with disabilities
    by Tom Farrell on 24th January 2021 at 8:08 pm

    Trinity receives funding to help students with disabilities Trinity Disability Service is delighted to announce that it has secured funding for strategic initiatives to support students with disabilities and to make the University more inclusive and accessible. Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science  Simon Harris today announced €5.4m in extra supports for college students with [...] The post Trinity receives funding to help students with disabilities appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Some Technology Trends for 2021
    by Tom Farrell on 24th January 2021 at 8:04 pm

    Some Technology Trends for 2021     GETTY As we enter the new year, several promising technologies are poised to lead the way by improving how businesses and consumers use and experience the digital world. Here are some of the most important technologies and the practical solutions they will provide in the year ahead. 5G [...] The post Some Technology Trends for 2021 appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • News Items from WIT
    by Tom Farrell on 24th January 2021 at 5:38 pm

    News Items from WIT President’s Scholars tell us their ‘Why?’ Link: https://www.wit.ie/news/other/presidents-scholars-tell-us-their-why   College life: ‘I was shocked to be nominated for student of the year, but I used it as motivation’ Link: https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/education/going-to-college/college-life-i-was-shocked-to-be-nominated-for-student-of-the-year-but-i-used-it-as-motivation-39953256.html   Student wins prestigious 2020 Marketing Society of Ireland LePere award Link: https://www.wit.ie/news/business/student-wins-prestigious-2020-marketing-society-of-ireland-lepere-award   WIT Research Centre named Research Centre of [...] The post News Items from WIT appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • LIT Limerick School of Art & Design Digital Portfolio Guidelines
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd January 2021 at 8:25 pm

    LIT Limerick School of Art & Design Digital Portfolio Guidelines   For students applying to LIT’s Art & Design programmes in Limerick and Clonmel, this year’s Portfolio is an online submission. Information on what is involved in producing a digital portfolio is available at LIT | LSAD Digital Portfolio Assessment – SHOW US YOUR CREATIVITY [...] The post LIT Limerick School of Art & Design Digital Portfolio Guidelines appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • LIT supports for CAO applicants
    by Tom Farrell on 23rd January 2021 at 8:18 pm

    LIT supports for CAO applicants We are mindful it is a challenging time for Leaving Cert students and the current situation continues to present challenges for students preparing to submit applications to CAO. We want you to know that here in LIT we are available to assist and support students during this time and in [...] The post LIT supports for CAO applicants appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Some Popular Shakespearean Phrases
    by Tom Farrell on 22nd January 2021 at 4:23 pm

    Some Popular Shakespearean Phrases Four centuries after his death, we are still using Shakespeare's phrases in our everyday speech. This list of phrases Shakespeare invented is a testament that the Bard has had a huge influence on the English language. Some people today reading Shakespeare for the first time complain that the language is difficult to understand, [...] The post Some Popular Shakespearean Phrases appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Synergy Careers launch of Memberships plans
    by Tom Farrell on 22nd January 2021 at 2:29 pm

    Synergy Careers launch of Memberships plans FOR Senior Cycle students, Parents, Mature Students and Guidance Counsellors   Launch of Individual and Schools membership plans   Monday February 1st @ 3pm on www.synergycareers.ie we are launching our membership plans, from free plans that will give limited access to weekly webinars to premium individual gaining full access [...] The post Synergy Careers launch of Memberships plans appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Coláiste Dhúlaigh CFE Showcase video
    by Tom Farrell on 22nd January 2021 at 12:19 pm

    Coláiste Dhúlaigh CFE Showcase video Watch tutors from all our departments explain the courses on offer and the progression routes available.   The post Coláiste Dhúlaigh CFE Showcase video appeared first on Careers and Education News.

  • Tools for Teaching About Climate Change
    by Tom Farrell on 22nd January 2021 at 11:29 am

    Tools for Teaching About Climate Change Many teachers have little to no formal training on how to teach about climate change. Along with the ever-changing research and the controversy that comes with it, some teachers inevitably shy away or even prevent students from digging deep into the content. Some suggest that teachers might be getting climate [...] The post Tools for Teaching About Climate Change 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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