Education Magazine

Delphi Resort: The Wild Atlantic Hostel

Delphi Resort: The Wild Atlantic Hostel

      The new state-of-the-art dorm accommodation DELPHI Resort is excited to introduce the latest addition to its exceptional offering with the brand new accommodation option on site, the Wild Atlantic Hostel at Delphi   Resort,which opened in March 2018. A coolly contemporary curved building, designed by Associated Design Ireland Ltd. with a nod to…

ESB Networks apprecticeship programme open for applications

ESB Networks apprecticeship programme open for applications

“IF YOU like a change and a challenge, in a job where no two days are the same and not a day goes by that you don’t learn something new – then it really is the job for you.” This is the advice of Liam Holt, a current ESB Networks apprentice. The ESB Networks apprenticeship…

New Research Programme at UCD to Focus on Improving Survival Rates of Children and Teens Affected by Cancers of the Blood

New Research Programme at UCD to Focus on Improving Survival Rates of Children and Teens Affected by Cancers of the Blood

  National Children’s Research Centre and CMRF Crumlin welcomes appointment of New Professor in Paediatric Haematology at UCD Appointment funded through legacy donation from the late Brendan McGonnell Dublin, Ireland, 27th March 2018, University College Dublin (UCD), the National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC), and the Children’s Medical and Research Foundation (CMRF) Crumlin today announced the…

Love2 Learn Language School

Love2 Learn Language School

Love 2 Learn is a language school offering quality and fun language programs for young learners, families and adults. Our school is in the heart of Waterford City, with bright and spacious classrooms. All our teachers are native and qualified to teach. Our group classes are only of maximum 8 students, making sure every student…

The Impact of Concussion

The Impact of Concussion

Health and safety awareness is high in Irish education. But a recent sporting tragedy has raised new concerns about the dangers of concussion and prompted calls for managers and principals to respond.HEAD injury has always been taken seriously. But only in recent years has the seriousness of concussion as a potentially fatal injury been fully…

CÚRAM Researchers Find Potential New Treatment for Lower Back Pain

CÚRAM Researchers Find Potential New Treatment for Lower Back Pain

Professor Abhay Pandit and his research team at CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices based at NUI Galway, have just published their research into a potential new treatment for lower back pain in the prestigious journal Science Advances. The research team developed a biomaterial-based therapy that can be adapted to an injectable system,…

Twelve Reasons – Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute

Twelve Reasons – Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute

DFEi offers 12 Level 6 courses. These courses provide students with an opportunity to gain a higher qualification and improve their chances of entering the workforce at a supervisory level. Some of the course below offer progression opportunities into the second year of many third year courses. 1> Our Animal Health Care / Advanced Animal…

Achill Archaeological Field School 2018

Achill Archaeological Field School 2018

Ireland’s oldest and best-known Archaeology Field School with over 26 years of experience of training archaeology and anthropology students in the techniques of fieldwork and archaeological excavation. We offer residential introductory and modular courses that include a combination of in-depth training and a focus on state-of-the art archaeological research.

The Real Student’s Review

The Real Student’s Review

Hi, my name is Aaron, and I’m going to tell you all the reality of being a student. I’ll start from the very start. I went to secondary school and I completed my Leaving Cert. I got a pretty good result of just over 400 points. In the months leading up to the Leaving Cert…

New policy prioritises teaching foreign languages

New policy prioritises teaching foreign languages

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton has launched the government’s Strategy for Foreign Languages in Education 2017-2026. The plan sets out a roadmap to put Ireland in the top ten countries in Europe for the teaching and learning of foreign languages, through a number of measures targeted at improving proficiency, diversity and immersion.

Physical Education is coming to the Leaving Cert

Physical Education is coming to the Leaving Cert

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).

GDPR for Education – what you need to know

GDPR for Education – what you need to know

Schools and colleges across Europe are by now well aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its imminent arrival on 25th May. The legislation has received significant media coverage over the past twelve months. It poses a challenge for the sector. Education providers store large volumes of personal data – on students, parents,…