The University of Cambridge CELTA – most recognised TEFL in the world

Thu, Jul 06, 2017

Teaching English as a foreign language, or TEFL, is a popular choice among people who want to go travelling or pursue a new career. But which course should you take?

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Become a make-up artist

Thu, Jun 29, 2017

The School of Make-up Artistry offers a wide range of specialised make-up artistry courses, ranging from beginners to advanced levels, and are suitable for adults of all ages.

If you are interested in a career in make-up artistry, or if you would like to enhance your current qualification in beauty or make-up, The School of Make-up Artistry can provide a suitable training course to suit you.

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Kick start your career in Galway’s thriving medtech cluster

Thu, Jun 29, 2017

Galway has a significant cluster of medical device companies now employing in the region of 8,000 people locally.

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“The Big Decision” - NUI Galway to host Live CAO Facebook Event for students and parents

Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Ahead of the Leaving Certificate Change of Mind deadline on 1 July, NUI Galway will gather experts from across campus to help prospective students and their parents with their final CAO decision. NUI Galway is one of the first universities to provide this interactive platform of support to students and parents in making their final CAO choices.

The interactive broadcast will be streamed live on NUI Galway’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/nuigalway on Wednesday, 28 June, at 3pm. A panel of experts from across campus will assemble in the Aula to help students and parents with any outstanding questions on points, course choices, the registration process, accommodation options and support services.

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A French student in Galway

Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Being French and wanting to learn English I decided to come in Ireland for the summer. I arrived in Galway on June 11.

For this first week in Galway, I was pleasantly surprised with the warm welcome of the Irish, the atmosphere in the streets of the city where there is always the sound of music. And I have noticed several differences between the France and Ireland — the first is how we approach schooling.

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Learn the art of beauty make-up, and the intricacies of prosthetics with the School of Make-up Artistry

Thu, Jun 22, 2017

The International School of Make-up Artistry spans over 25 years, specialising in make-up artistry.

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GMIT announces inaugural summer camp for young entrepreneurs

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

GMIT School of Business will run a free Young Entrepreneur Summer Camp for 20 second level students this summer. The programme is part of a national initiative, announced earlier this year by the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, funded by the Higher Education Authority.

Kevin McDonagh and Ivan McPhillips, lecturers in enterprise, creativity, and innovation, will lead the delivery of the camp from the GMIT Innovation Hub at the Dublin Road, Galway, campus. The summer camp is for secondary school students in Galway city and county, aged 12 to 17 years. It will run from Monday July 17 to Friday July 21, from 10am to 4pm (except Friday, when it runs from 10am to 1pm). Participation is free and lunch/refreshments are provided each day.

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Are you self-employed, running an SME or in a start up? Callpal is throwing you a summer party

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Calling all Galway SMEs! Local Galway company Call Pal are throwing a summer bash for all local SMEs and entrepreneurs in O’Connell’s new and refurbished beer garden. Call Pal was founded in 2016 by the well-established Gray Office Park business centre located in Galway City Centre. Call Pal’s highly experienced management and receptionist team deliver a premium, dedicated call answering service to a range of industries nationwide. Call Pal also provides diary management and holiday cover, along with an overflow service for larger businesses.

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Upskill with a QQI Level 5 payroll or bookkeeping award

Thu, Jun 08, 2017

GPA Solutions is offering a range of QQI Level 5 business awards catering for learners wishing to advance their business skills or for those who simply wish to gain an introduction to payroll or computerised accounts.

This year sees the start of two courses, a manual and computerised payroll award and a manual and computerised bookkeeping award (QuickBooks).

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Gentle detox for beginners

Thu, Jun 08, 2017

Detox diets are popular but can often be extreme and end up doing more harm than good. Improper fasting or diets which cut important food groups may burden an already deficient body.

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Gaeilge in Style..

Mon, May 29, 2017

Gaeilge Inis Meáin is situated on the middle Island of the Aran Islands.  A jewel on the Atlantic where our language and culture are preserved in a safe and serene surroundings. You will not get a better welcome than that which you get from the local people here and the views are breathtaking.

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Project Maths academy at Yeats College

Thu, May 18, 2017

Yeats College has announced details of its highly successful Project Maths academy for Leaving Certificate students commencing on June 12. The course, now in its third year, provides students with an exciting and worthwhile opportunity to build a strong foundation in maths at Leaving Certificate level.

The course has proven over the years to be very rewarding as students enjoy the opportunity to explore challenging Project Maths topics in an engaging and exciting manner. The teachers have specifically designed this course to cater for many of the key areas of the Leaving Certificate Project Maths curriculum. This course is specifically designed to enhance students’ knowledge of Project Maths and help the student build a solid competency for Leaving Cert year. The course caters for students of all levels of mathematical ability. Yeats College offers the option of both higher and ordinary level maths.

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Upskill with a QQI Level 5 business award

Thu, May 18, 2017

GPA Solutions are offering a range of QQI level 5 business awards catering for learners wishing to advance their business skills or for those who simply wish to gain an introduction to payroll or computerised accounts.

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‘My son has progressed from a lower D grade to a level A grade’

Thu, May 18, 2017

This primary school student came to First Class Learning struggling at maths and was not confident in his abilities. An individualised 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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SciFest success at Yeats College

Thu, May 18, 2017

For the fourth year funning Yeats College has received outstanding success at SciFest. This competition, held annually, provides a sterling opportunity for students to creatively engage with the various scientific fields. SciFest is a series of one-day science fairs for second-level students.

A SciFest fair consists of a competition and exhibition of projects, a prize-giving ceremony, and also includes a selection of science talks, and science demonstrations in the college laboratories.

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Knowledge is power

Fri, May 12, 2017

Summer is a time associated with holidays, chilling out, sun [sometimes], and switching off from the daily grind of work to recharge the batteries. However, the extra free time may enable you to try out something different, be it a new sport, a new pastime, or even an opportunity to enroll in a course to learn a new skill.

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‘Doss year’

Thu, May 11, 2017

Transition year, or ‘TY’, is a year-long programme for secondary school students, typically optional, placed between third and fifth year. Although it is not offered by all Irish schools, it is offered by many, some 75 per cent in fact, and for some students it is even compulsory. It is usually presented as a chance to mature, to expand your horizons, and develop your interests. However, it is also often dismissed as a ‘doss year’, and while some students claim that it helped them a great deal, others agree with that consensus.

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Summer courses at the French Institute for adults and secondary school students

Thu, May 11, 2017

Would you like to make the most of the long summer days while learning, refreshing, or practising your French?

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Further education open evening at Galway Community College

Thu, May 11, 2017

The PLC further education college in Galway Community College, located at Moneenageisha junction, is having an information and registration evening on Thursday, May 18, from 5.30pm to 7pm.

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Summer courses at the French Institute for adults and secondary school students

Thu, May 04, 2017

Would you like to make the most of the long summer days while learning, refreshing, or practising your French?

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