Autumn at the French Institute

Thu, Aug 24, 2017

Parlez-vous Français? Take up, improve, or practise your French this autumn. The French Institute Galway offers a full range of classes for children (from age four), secondary school students, and adults, both daytime and evenings, starting the week of September 11.

The institute is renowned for its track record of excellent results among its Leaving Cert and Junior Cert students in particular. It also boasts a large number of returning adult students, thus demonstrating that the French Institute is a lot more than a language school. It is also a place to experience the French culture and to make friends. Classes are small and designed to allow students to progress at a comfortable pace.

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Upskill at Georgina Price College of Beauty

Thu, Aug 24, 2017

The Georgina Price College of Beauty Therapy is currently enrolling for its autumn 2017 schedule of classes. The full time CIDESCO course will be commencing this September. The college now has limited availability on this very prestigious course and is currently taking appointments for interviews.

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Thu, Aug 24, 2017

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Skillnets funded management and skills development courses available in Galway

Thu, Aug 24, 2017

Galway Executive Skillnet provides subsidised training courses to local businesses ranging from soft skills to management development.

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Autumn courses at Galway Arts Centre

Thu, Aug 24, 2017

Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street, is now enrolling participants for upcoming autumn workshops. Beginning in September, GAC is offering evening and daytime classes in writing, painting, photography, theatre, and more.

Poetry workshops by Kevin Higgins run every Tuesday and Friday. They are open to complete beginners as well as those who have been writing for some time. There is also an advanced poetry workshop on Thursday afternoons, suitable for those who have participated in poetry workshops before or have had poems published in magazines.

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Top tips on looking for a tutor

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

As we enter the month of September, parents' minds may start to turn to the upcoming academic year. Many will jokingly say for a bit of peace and quiet and a return to structure, yet others will be thinking about their child's grades and how they can assist in turning that B into an A.

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Exam Helpline open to support Leaving Cert students

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Are you uncertain about your Leaving Cert results and what they mean for you? The Exam Helpline 2017, provided by the National Parents’ Council Post Primary (NPCpp) and sponsored by eir and the Irish Independent, is open offering confidential advice, information, and support to students receiving their results.

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Young Scientist organisers call for an early approach to meet increasing demand for STEM graduates

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Organisers of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, have suggested that Ireland needs to take an early, more rounded, approach to fostering an interest in STEM with students. This comes as this year’s Leaving Cert results show an increase, under the new marking scheme, of student securing top level marks in STEM subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, technical graphics, and maths.

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Information, Education and Training Supports Expo in Claremorris

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The Education and Training Working Group of the Mayo Local Community Development Committee are organising an Information, Education and Training Supports Expo in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Thursday, August 31, from 10am to 1.30pm. The aim of the Expo is to provide adults with information on the wide range of training and educational opportunities as well as information on the various supports and work placement programmes available to them. At the Expo there will also be workshops on self employment and returning to education and training.

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Discover a rewarding career in sports massage and physical therapy

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Have you thought about a career in treating chronic pain and sports injuries?

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Autumn courses at Galway Arts Centre

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Galway Arts Centre, 47 Dominick Street, is now enrolling participants for upcoming autumn workshops. Beginning in September, GAC is offering evening and daytime classes in writing, painting, photography, theatre, and more.

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Autumn at the French Institute

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Parlez-vous Français? Take up, improve, or practise your French this autumn. The French Institute Galway offers a full range of classes for children (from age four), secondary school students, and adults, both daytime and evenings, starting the week of September 11.

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Leaving and Junior Cert tuition at the Galway Study Centre

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The Galway Study Centre at Mill Street is now taking enrolments for the new term starting in September. Classes take place after school, in the evenings, and on Saturdays.

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USI issues accommodation advice for new third level students

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) congratulated Leaving Certificate students on receiving their results yesterday, urging important next steps to be taken after celebration.

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Our Lady’s College Galway introduces new PLC QQI Level 5 award in childcare

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for Our Lady's College QQI Level 5 award in childcare. The course will commence this September in the college's Newtownsmith campus and is designed to facilitate learners who wish to care for young children in a variety of settings or who wish to pursue further studies.

The carefully selected course modules cover a variety of interesting topics including child development, play, and nutrition, as well as the legal and safety aspects of working with young children. In addition to the QQI Level 5 award, students are also offered certification in food hygiene and occupational first aid. Work experience plays a vital role in the course and takes place one day a week throughout the year.

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Courses for all levels at the School of Make-up Artistry

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The International School of Make-up Artistry spans more than 30 years and boasts a 100 per cent success rate for all its students.

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John Conneely English Classes now enrolling

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

For 28 years John Conneely English Classes has been an important part of students’ lives in Co Galway and Co Clare, helping them to maximise their grades in both the Leaving and Junior Certificate examinations.

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Study QQI Level 5 and 6 courses in Galway Community College

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The PLC Further Education College in Galway Community College offers QQI Level 5 and 6 courses commencing in September. These are full time courses, offered in six specialist departments: social care; business, IT and secretarial; graphic design and motor technology; film, music, and theatre; sport; and science.

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The Galway Education Centre is offering an ideal opportunity..

Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Ever wanted to see the Great Wall of China, follow the ancient path of the Silk Road or visit the Forbidden City in Beijing? Want to bring greater awareness of the Chinese language and culture to your school? Perhaps your company is doing business within the burgeoning Chinese markets and you want to better equip yourself to deal with your Chinese colleagues? The Galway Education Centre is offering an ideal opportunity to prepare for any visit to China with a series of 10 Chinese culture and language classes being offered this autumn.

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Tips for parents whose children are receiving Leaving Cert results

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

We are only days away from the release of the Leaving Certificate results.

It is a time when it is easy for students to lose track of all perspective and get caught in the hype of the situation. St Patrick's Mental Health Services has put together a list of tips for parents whose children are due to receive their results.

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