Month: April 2018

The facts on eatings disorders

The facts on eatings disorders

What Are Eating Disorders? The term ‘eating disorder’ refers to a complex, potentially life-threatening condition, characterised by severe disturbances in eating behaviours. Eating disorders can be seen as a way of coping with emotional distress, or as a symptom of underlying issues. • Eating disorders are not primarily about food • People can and do…

Generation Apprenticeship Competition Exhibits on Display in National College of Ireland 6th – 30th April

Generation Apprenticeship Competition Exhibits on Display in National College of Ireland 6th – 30th April

Ireland is forging ahead on expansion of its apprenticeship system to meet 21st century skills needs and to support dynamic growth of our economy and society. There are currently 36 apprenticeship programmes available in Ireland, with a further 16 programmes currently in active development and are due to available this year. Apprenticeships have long been…

National Learning Centre

National Learning Centre

Are your students unsure of what to do next? Do they need more support and further education and training?

CAO – Change of Mind – 4th May (12:00 noon) to 1st July (17:15)

CAO – Change of Mind – 4th May (12:00 noon) to 1st July (17:15)

At the beginning of May applicants will be able to register an online change of course choices, free of charge. If you change online an acknowledgement will be sent to the e-mail address you used at the application stage. There is no fee for using the Change of Mind facility. Making Changes: – subject to…

Kildare woman Aoife Kerwin wins top award at the USI Student Achievement Awards Ireland

Kildare woman Aoife Kerwin wins top award at the USI Student Achievement Awards Ireland

  Photo: USI President Michael Kerrigan (L) with Aoife Kerwin (R) winner of the President’s Award at the USI Student Achievement Awards Ireland 2018 Local Kildare woman Aoife Kerwin has scooped the prestigious USI President’s Award at the Union of Students in Ireland (USI)  Student Achievement Awards Ireland (SAAI) 2018 in the Radisson Blu, Dublin…

Looking out for Dyslexia

Looking out for Dyslexia

Dyslexic difficulties occur on a continuum from mild to severe and affect approximately 10% of the population. The Dyslexia Association of Ireland’s campaigns for mandatory teaching training, equitable access to identification and supports, and funding support services for children and adults with dyslexia. THERE are many definitions of dyslexia. A very simple one would be…

Physical Education is coming to the Leaving Cert – what you need to know

Physical Education is coming to the Leaving Cert – what you need to know

When will the new Senior Cycle Physical Education Framework be available in schools? Senior Cycle Physical Education Framework (SCPE) will be available on a phased basis starting with a group of schools in September 2018 (Phase 1). How will schools be selected? Phase 1 of the implementation process will involve a small cohort of schools…

BA in Digital Marketing Degree launched at  the Institute of Technology Tallaght

BA in Digital Marketing Degree launched at the Institute of Technology Tallaght

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone launched the Bachelor of Arts in Digital Marketing (TA 117), a brand new, career-focussed Level 7 degree beginning full-time in September 2018 at the Institute of Technology Tallaght. Developed in conjunction with representatives of Dublin’s vibrant digital community, this new degree boasts Ireland’s newest digital marketing qualification…

Wicklow Historic Gaol

Wicklow Historic Gaol

Wicklow Gaol 1702-1924 is an atmospheric jail museum experience offering visitors a glimpse of life in prisons of the past.

Turning Point Institute

Turning Point Institute

Turning point is one of Ireland’s oldest Institutes for accredited psychotherapy training.

The Rink

The Rink

Up to 2.5 hours of roller skating just €10 per person at Dublin’s only roller disco.

St John of God Order

St John of God Order

Is there something missing in your life?

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launches  HealthFest 2018 National Sports Complex Dublin 26th April 2018

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launches HealthFest 2018 National Sports Complex Dublin 26th April 2018

Photo above: Leo Varadkar pictured with students from Newpark School – Nathan Moore, Caia Murdoch, Jess Whelan and Molly Healy Over 3,000 secondary students and teachers from all over the country attended last year’s HealthFest event in the RDS in Dublin. Organised by the National Dairy Council and safefood, the free event has become one…