NEWS & FEATURES

2022 Mary Raftery journalism prize winner announced

Journalist Peter Maguire has won the Mary Raftery Prize for his feature on noteworthy.ie entitled ‘Speak or Survive: Sexual Violence Victims Still Fighting Roadblocks to Justice’. The Mary Raftery Prize is awarded annually to an […]

TOURS / FIELD TRIPS

Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio

The Ye Olde Hurdy-Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio, located in Martello Tower Howth, boasts many examples of early Morse equipment, gramophones, crystal sets, valve radios and other pieces of equipment. Additionally, you’ll find music boxes, […]

NEWS & FEATURES

Wind supplied one third of power in March – WEI

Wind Energy Ireland has released its March Wind Energy report, which showed that wind energy provided 33 per cent of Ireland’s electricity in March 2022. However, Ireland’s dependence on imported fossil fuels for much of […]

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Griffith College and the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland award a Creative Bursary to five schools

The Faculty of Journalism and Media Communications at Griffith College once again collaborated with IAPI on the Creative Bursary for DEIS post-primary schools.  The aim of this initiative is to encourage students to consider careers […]

NEWS & FEATURES

Rapid change needed to meet net zero targets for livestock

A report published by the consortium CIEL (Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock) has identified that greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced if wide scale and highly effective mitigations are adopted on farms. The greenhouse […]

NEWS & FEATURES

Ulster University leads on healthy ageing testbed in NI

The new healthy ageing testbed is trialling innovative approaches to tackling isolation and loneliness in older people. Northern Ireland has the most rapidly ageing population in the UK. The Northern Ireland consortium, led by Ulster […]

NEWS & FEATURES

Integrated Education Bill passed in Northern assembly

A Law to encourage the Northern Ireland authorities to promote integrated education for protestant and catholic school pupils has been passed in the Northern assembly. The law was proposed by the Alliance Party and supported […]

APPRENTICESHIPS

ESB Networks Electrical Apprenticeship Programme

Do you want to be part of the team connecting our communities to a clean electric future?  If so, ESB Networks Electrical Apprenticeship Programme might be for you. At ESB Networks, we build and maintain […]

FURTHER EDUCATION

Preparing students for employment and progression

Pearse College is based in Crumlin in Dublin city. Their courses prepare students for employment and third level education in an adult-friendly environment.  The College provides a range of courses including Sports, Psychology, Architecture, Business, […]

FURTHER EDUCATION

Liberties College – The Pathway to YOUR Future

The Liberal Arts and Trinity Access Programme (TAP) paves the way for many graduates to proceed to a range of universities in Ireland. On successful completion of the TAP course students may apply directly for […]

APPRENTICESHIPS

Graduate and apprenticeship programmes at Jones Engineering

Graduate Programmes Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering Quantity Surveying Accounting Planning What We Offer Competitive salaries Opportunities to work abroad Study and exam leave paid Team building events Course fees paid In-house training Site rotation Professional […]

NEWS & FEATURES

Online peacebuilding course from WIT designer wins UNESCO award

A Peacebuilding in High Risk Communities course from the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning instructional designer has been awarded the UNESCO OER Implementation Award for Excellence Neill Wylie, Instructional Designer with WIT’s Centre for Technology […]

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Proposed Leaving Cert changes more reform than revolution

Continuous assessment component main bone of contention In March Education Minister Norma Foley announced plans to change the Leaving Certificate system that will set the agenda for reform over the next decade. The changes aim […]

NEWS & FEATURES

New initiative to provide a new postgraduate upskilling programme for post-primary SPHE/RSE teachers

Funding will be provided for a new postgraduate programme to upskill registered post-primary teachers teaching social personal and health education/ relationships and sexuality education (SPHE/RSE) according to the Department of Education. This programme will provide […]

FURTHER EDUCATION

SligoCFE – The perfect choice for you

Choosing the right college for you is about so much more than just picking a course and hoping for the best.  Your college years are a combination of education, self-development and life experience, so you’ll […]

CAREERS

Looking for adventure? Looking for a challenge?

The Irish Naval Service is recruiting now The Naval Service is the State’s principal seagoing agency with a general responsibility to meet contingent and maritime defence requirements.  It is tasked with a variety of defence […]

RESOURCES

Giraffe – A career in caring and nurturing

“We have always invested in our team’s career development, and we are proud that many of our managers and leadership team members started their career with Giraffe as newly qualified practitioners” We are frequently reminded […]

FURTHER EDUCATION

SCFE shaping your future

Getting into Shape for a rewarding career in Fitness and Health As a society we have become more health conscious and interested in fitness and wellbeing. SCFE have expanded the range of courses available to […]

NEWS & FEATURES

Can DEIS really combat our entrenched inequality?

The recent announcement of an expansion to the DEIS scheme has raised questions about the ability of the education system to help disadvantaged student to overcome the hurdles they face. Does DEIS make a difference? […]

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