Engage ’17: Adult Learning Event that focuses on you!

Mon, Jan 16, 2017

If you are interested in upskilling, changing careers, or are unsure about what study option to take, then come along to Engage ’17 on Saturday, 28th January in the Connacht Hotel from 10-1pm.

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Free green training to support Galway’s youth into work

Wed, Nov 02, 2016

Young Galway jobseekers are now being offered the opportunity to up-skill for emerging environmental job opportunities through a free ECO-UNESCO initiative called Green Options.

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Don’t leave it until secondary school to get help with maths

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

This is the advice for all parents of primary school children who are experiencing difficulties at school with this core subject. Frank Murphy, manager of FCL Galway, explains that one of the keys to success in maths is having a solid fluency in the foundational maths skills that are taught in primary school. Too often, students do not get sufficient practice at the different basic skills and so lack the confidence needed to tackle the more complex ideas that appear in secondary school mathematics and beyond. Often students lack the necessary fluency and feel that they are “no good at maths”.

Maths skills build one on top of the other starting with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and division with remainders. It is only when the core skills are sufficiently secure that the student can proceed on to more complex computation in fractions, decimals, percentages, and algebra. Mastering maths is similar to mastering the piano: the growth of each skill is gradual and cumulative, each new improvement being built upon earlier achievements.

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Beechmount Art Studio expands to Oranmore

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Beechmount Art Studio has launched a range of classes in its new facility at The Glassroom in Brazco Coffee Academy, Oranmore.

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Learn the Montessori curriculum at GTI

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

GTI Adult Education term 2 is open for registration with a great choice of programmes on offer for 2017.

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Nutrition, a career you will love

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Every New Year we make resolutions we may or may not keep. “Be healthier. Love my work…” This year, make a real commitment to yourself and your passions.

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GMIT secures EU funding to develop food entrepreneur-focused rural economies

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

GMIT has been awarded funding for a unique project called Creating Entrepreneurs in Food, which aims to build food innovation and entrepreneurship-focused rural communities and economies in the west, and develop a model for Ireland and Europe.

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Irish classes for adults at Conradh na Gaeilge

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Register now for Conradh na Gaeilge’s Irish course for adults. Classes focus on conversational Irish and cater to all levels, and commence the week of Monday January 30.

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NUI Galway to hold CAO information evening

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

NUI Galway will hold a special information evening for prospective students on Wednesday January 18 from 5.30pm to 8.30pm in the Arts Millennium Building. The event is aimed at mature students, Leaving Certificate students, and parents/guardians.

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Sol y Luna Spanish classes for adults, children, and Leaving Certificate intensive preparation seminars

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Due to the success of Sol y Luna's Leaving Cert classes the company is now offering a block of intensive revision seminars which will be available on a bi-monthly basis.

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Bodhran Magic — a brilliant start to 2017

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Rhythm is in all of us, all you need is the right inspiration to find it. If you have always wanted to play music but do not know where to start, or you are already playing but do not know how to take your playing to the next level, now is the time. The new year Bodhran Magic adult group courses are kicking off soon and running in the city centre.

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Sean-nós dancing classes return to Club Áras na nGael

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Club Áras na nGael’s popular sean-nós dancing classes will return at the end of January, under the expert tuition of Connemara sean-nós dancer Pádraig Ó hOibicín.

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Happy New Year from the French Institute

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

This is the time of the year for les bonnes résolutions. Start 2017 by joining a French class in the pleasant environment of the well-established French Institute, Galway's very own French school, located in the Bridge Mills. The friendly staff are fully qualified, very experienced, and native; thus ensuring all students are immersed in an authentic linguistic and cultural experience.

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Halloween school checks — exam and non-exam years

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Leaving Certificate Year

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Castle Ceilings training academy

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Castle Ceilings and Partitions Ltd in partnership with the GRETB and the CIF are recruiting for a free full-time day course with City and Guilds in interior systems.

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Bodhran magic comes to Galway

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Rhythm is in all of us. All you need is the right inspiration to find it.

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New after school initiative for teens

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Parents of young teens are often faced with a dilemma when their child starts secondary school. While the young person may be responsible enough to be left home alone, many parents are uncomfortable with a child coming home to an empty house.

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The First Class Learning programme helping students achieve their potential

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

"This primary school student came to us struggling at maths and was not confident in his abilities. An individualized programme was devised to suit his needs and ability. Working just 10 minutes a day can make all the difference. After 18 months work, this student had progressed from a lower D to an A level grade. His confidence was restored and he was ready to tackle maths concepts that were new to him."

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Corrib Dance Academy launches new Saturday Beginners class

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Due to demand this year for Saturday classes, CDA has launched an additional Saturday morning class ballet class for beginners.

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