Leaving Cert Affects Teenagers Cultural Activities

Leaving Cert Affects Teenagers Cultural Activities

Young people become less involved in cultural activities as they prepare for the Leaving Certificate and leave school, according to new research  conducted by the ESRI and funded by the Arts Council. Using data from the Growing Up in Ireland study, the report charts a decline in reading for pleasure and taking music/drama/dance lessons between […]

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Teaching Hero Awards 2020: Nominate Your Teaching Hero

Teaching Hero Awards 2020: Nominate Your Teaching Hero

Teaching Hero Awards 2020: Calling all Higher Education students! Have you been particularly inspired by a teacher this year. Is there a specific staff member who deserves recognition for how they supported your learning? The National Forum’s Teaching Heroes Awards 2020 are now accepting nominations for this year’s Teachers Heroes. Teachers Heroes do more than […]

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NUIG MedTech Forum

NUIG MedTech Forum

The National University of Ireland Galway will host their NUIG MedTech Forum on Mon, 23 November 2020 from 09:00 – 14:00. MedTech Forum highlighting NUIG Campus Innovations for COVID19 Global Solutions featuring keynote lecture by Bernardo Mariano Jr, CIO, WHO Schedule: 09h00 #NUIGMedTechForum Opening Prof Derek O’Keeffe, Medicine, NUIG   09h10 NUIG MedTech Ecosystem Prof […]

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IUA Future of Ireland Seminar: The Inclusive University

IUA Future of Ireland Seminar: The Inclusive University

To mark International Access To Education Day the Irish Universities Association (IUA) will host a discussion on the infrastructure and culture change needed to make ‘the Inclusive University’ a reality across the university sector in Ireland building on the success of DARE/HEAR and other mainstreamed access and disability initiatives. How do we make inclusion a collective […]

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Griffith College Offering Free and 90% Funded postgraduate and Short Courses.

Griffith College Offering Free and 90% Funded postgraduate and Short Courses.

Griffith College is currently taking applications for a number of free and 90% funded postgraduate and short courses.  The courses are industry focused and an ideal way to grow and develop your skills in areas with strong employment demand. Griffith College is Ireland’s largest independent 3rd level institution with locations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick. […]

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Watch Panel Discussion: ‘Women in Engineering, IT and Apprenticeships: How to Keep the Show on the Road?’

Watch Panel Discussion: ‘Women in Engineering, IT and Apprenticeships: How to Keep the Show on the Road?’

Watch Panel Discussion ‘Women in Engineering, IT and Apprenticeships: How to keep the show on the road?’:  TU Dublin ESTeEM recently hosted a panel discussion with women from industry and their companies, SAP and Schneider Electric, who have kept Ireland going during the pandemic.   Watch Panel Discussion: ‘Women in Engineering, IT and Apprenticeships: How […]

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Postponed Leaving Certificate Begins Today

Postponed Leaving Certificate Begins Today

The 2020 postponed Leaving Certificate examinations are due to take place today for 2,569 students sitting the exams – which is about 4%, of this year’s candidates. The original June 2020 exams were postponed due to COVID-19 and candidates were given the option  to receive Calculated Grades and/or to sit the postponed written examinations. Postponed Leaving […]

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Quality in Irish Higher Education Report Highlights Role of Quality Assurance in Improving Student Experience

Quality in Irish Higher Education Report Highlights Role of Quality Assurance in Improving Student Experience

Quality and Qualifications Ireland has published Quality in Irish Higher Education 2020 for the period September 2018 to August 2019.  The report, based on 21 annual institutional quality reports submitted to QQI by universities and institutes of technology throughout Ireland, provides examples of good practice in how quality assurance and quality improvement can deliver real impact for students.​ The report aims to highlight and share examples of […]

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University of Limerick Centre for Early Modern Studies Autumn 2020 Research Seminar

University of Limerick Centre for Early Modern Studies Autumn 2020 Research Seminar

The Centre for Early Modern Studies, University of Limerick are hosting an online seminar by Dr Annaleigh Margey (DKIT) ‘Making Sense of Early Modern Maps of Ireland’ on 17th November at 4 p.m. Please note that this seminar will take place online. Registration is free but essential. Please use this link to book a place: https://tinyurl.com/CEMS17Nov . […]

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College Awareness Week

College Awareness Week

College Awareness Week is a national campaign which aims to promote the benefits of going to college, to help students of all ages to become college-ready and to showcase local role models. This year the campaign runs from 22 – 28 November. Going to college is becoming more and more important. A college education helps […]

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WorkEqual Campaign for Equal Pay

WorkEqual Campaign for Equal Pay

Today – Monday, 9th November 2020 – is Equal Pay Day in Ireland, the day on which women effectively stop earning for the rest of the year, due to the current gender pay gap of 14.4%. Women in Ireland are effectively working for free, due to the current gender pay gap of 14.4%. That’s the […]

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Waterford Institute of Technology President’s Scholarship

Waterford Institute of Technology President’s Scholarship

Waterford Institute of Technology President’s Scholarship: The Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) President’s Scholarship programme encourages and rewards inspiring people who demonstrate a capacity to shape a better society. WIT believe that there are many different types of people who make our world a better place – it’s not always about achieving the highest marks. […]

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Majority of Courses Remaining Online: University of Limerick Continue Current Learning Model for the Academic Year  

Majority of Courses Remaining Online: University of Limerick Continue Current Learning Model for the Academic Year  

The University of Limerick has announced that it will continue with its current learning model for the rest of the 2020/21 academic year, with the majority of courses remaining online. Online Timetables Professor Nigel Healy, Interim Provost and Deputy President/Vice President Global and Community Engagement at UL, said by making the decision early, it will […]

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Ways to Learn Irish

Ways to Learn Irish

The  Union of Students in Ireland (USI) present a panel discussion on ways to learn Irish, learning Irish during COVID and advantages of learning Irish. The panel takes place Fri, 6 November 2020 13:00 – 14:00 GMT Register here Ócáid dátheangach d’fhoghlaimeoirí na Gaeilge faoi na bealaí éagsúla chun teanga a fhoghlaim, leideanna, acmhainní, agus […]

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Exploring the Experiences of Black & Ethnic Minority Students

Exploring the Experiences of Black & Ethnic Minority Students

The Institute of Technology Carlow and National Forum are hosting Exploring the Experiences of Black & Ethnic Minority Students – Webinar tomorrow Tue, 3 November 2020 from 10:15 – 12:00. This webinar aims: • To discuss the experiences of BME student’s in higher education • To explore diversity in the classroom • To explain and […]

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GMIT Student Wins at Science Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Network Awards

GMIT Student Wins at Science Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Network Awards

Tamara Jordan, a Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) Science student, has won a prestigious national award at this year’s Science Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Network Awards. Tamara was one of 60 undergraduates presenting to a large virtual audience. Tamara’s research project examined the safety of daily use cosmetics. Tamara’s presentation, titled “Chemical characterisation of finished […]

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EUA Webinar Series: An Introduction to the European Quality Assurance Framework

EUA Webinar Series: An Introduction to the European Quality Assurance Framework

An Introduction to the European Quality Assurance Framework: Quality assurance is one of the key commitments of the Bologna Process that underpin the European Higher Education Area. During the past two decades, the quality assurance landscape in Europe has  undergone major changes and continues to be a dynamic and evolving field. This EUA webinar, which […]

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Griffith College Offers Free or Subsidised Places Through New Initiative

Griffith College Offers Free or Subsidised Places Through New Initiative

Griffith College will offer free or subsidised places on 16 of its higher education courses under the Jobs Stimulus package at its campuses in Dublin, Cork and Limerick Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD recently announced over €30 million of free and subsidised higher education. In a bid […]

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Call For: LOTUS Leadership Development Programme in Learning and Teaching at European Universities

Call For: LOTUS Leadership Development Programme in Learning and Teaching at European Universities

The call for participation in the LOTUS Leadership Development Programme is now open under the Erasmus+ funded LOTUS (Leadership and Organisation for Teaching and Learning at European Universities) project. The Leadership Development Programme will offer an opportunity for European higher education institutions to address the key challenges in learning and teaching that they are currently facing, by fostering […]

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