Early Modern History Courses

Early Modern History Courses

What is Early Modern History? Modern history is the history of the world beginning after the Middle Ages. The Early Modern period is a term used by historians for the period in Western Europe and its first colonies which spans the three centuries between the Middle Ages and the Industrial Revolution. The early modern period is characterized by the rise to the importance of science and technological […]

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21st Century Teaching and Learning Courses

21st Century Teaching and Learning Courses

What is 21st Century Teaching and Learning? 21st Century learning is the accumulation of knowledge, work habits and soft skills, including digital literacy, critical thinking and problem-solving, that will help students lead successful careers in the modern workplace. 21st Century education sets children up to succeed in a world where more than half of the […]

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Guidance Counselling Courses

Guidance Counselling Courses

What is Guidance Counselling? Guidance counsellors work with students, parents, and educators to help the students succeed academically and socially. They provide one-on-one emotional guidance and help students plan for their futures by guiding them in building a career. Guidance Counsellors are mental health professionals who work in a school setting. They help students in areas […]

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Ethical & Multidenominational Education Courses

Ethical & Multidenominational Education Courses

What is Ethical & Multidenominational Education? Ethical Education involves exploring different worldviews and beliefs, considering ethical dilemmas and the process of ethical decision making. Ethical Education invites students and teachers to engage with issues and problems facing society and aims to develop the skills of critical thinking, discussion and debate. In multidenominational education institutes, all students […]

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Education of Pupils on the Autism Spectrum Courses

Education of Pupils on the Autism Spectrum Courses

What is the Education of Pupils on the Autism Spectrum? Autistic students learn and develop in different ways than their neurotypical peers. Students on the spectrum have unique strengths and challenges that need to be considered in whatever type of learning environment they participate in. Children with autism may be both focused and exceptionally skilled in […]

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Montessori Education

Montessori Education

What is Montessori Education? Montessori Education is a method of teaching that is based on collaborative play, self-directed activity, and hands-on learning. Montessori teachers are often referred to as Director/ Directress or Guides because what they do is direct and guide the child toward what they need to teach themselves. Montessori Education allows for teaching […]

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3D Innovation Design Entrepreneurship Academy for Senior Cycle Students

3D Innovation Design Entrepreneurship Academy for Senior Cycle Students

Is there a creative teen in your life? Then point them in this direction. The Dublin School of Creative Arts and DIT’s IDEA programme is an unforgettable summer experience. The Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Academy is aimed at senior cycle secondary school students. Over the course of one week, these budding entrepreneurs must come up […]

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Portobello Institute Announces Open Days

Portobello Institute Announces Open Days

The Portobello Institute is holding open days this summer. Open days can be incredibly helpful for new students. They offer a chance to meet with department experts who can guide and advise students on the best course of study, career opportunities and progression routes.  The upcoming open day dates are as follows: Thursday 14th July […]

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New ‘Vision’ for Secondary Education Needs to be Seen

New ‘Vision’ for Secondary Education Needs to be Seen

  Reform of the Leaving Cert was one of the key recommendations of a new report entitled ‘A 20/20 Vision for Education’. The report, which was drawn up by the Post-Primary Education Forum – a group that comprises teachers, parents and students – claims to place the concerns and needs of the student at the […]

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The Light of Education

The Light of Education

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a day when thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. These events range from political rallies, business conferences and government activities to craft markets, performances, fashion parades and more. It is all borne from the best of intentions, though it is not without […]

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