Maths help for primary and secondary school students

Thu, May 31, 2018

There is no doubting the importance of mathematics in everyday life. It is used in developing reasoning, creativity, abstract and spatial thinking, problem-solving, and communication.

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One day courses in Sage 50 accounts and Thesaurus Payroll

Thu, May 31, 2018

GPA Solutions is delivering a one day accounts course in Sage 50 in Galway on Wednesday June 13. This one day course aims to provide participants with an overview of Sage 50, with a view to maintaining debtors and creditors ledgers, including emailing invoices, statements, remittance advices, and processing electronic payments. Learners will prepare monthly accounts, bank reconciliation, and file VAT returns with ROS.

This course is ideal for learners who would like an introduction to computerised accounts and also for those who are currently working with Sage 50 and wish to build on their existing accounting skills.

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MSc in biomedical science via distance learning/modular available at NUI Galway

Thu, May 31, 2018

The MSc in biomedical science (via distance learning/modular) is ideal for those interested in earning a master’s degree while remaining in employment. Developed for working graduates of engineering, technology, or science who wish to upskill or change career direction, this flexible programme allows you to complete your degree in two to six years.

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NUI Galway launches new part-time course in politics and society for secondary school teachers

Thu, May 31, 2018

NUI Galway’s Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development, in conjunction with the School of Political Science and Sociology and the School of Education, has announced the launch of the Higher Diploma in Arts (politics and society) due to begin in September 2018.

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Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland (Peace Proms) to hold open information meeting for new Galway members

Thu, May 24, 2018

The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland (CBOI) was established in 1995 as a peace initiative and is composed of more than 100 exceptionally talented young musicians from all over Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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Safe Pass courses at Western Management Centre

Thu, May 17, 2018

Anyone working in the construction industry will be familiar with the Safe Pass course and the fact that the card must be renewed every four years. You cannot enter or work in any type of site or company, that has construction in progress, without having a Safe Pass card. Even if you are only carrying out maintenance, painting, or landscaping work, etc, you still need the card.

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Historic day for St Pat’s as it prepares to welcome girls

Thu, May 17, 2018

Historic changes are afoot at St Patrick’s Primary School, Lombard Street, Galway, as for the first time in its illustrious history the school is now enrolling girls. Traditionally St Pat’s enrolled boys only from second to sixth class, but is embracing changes to respond to the rapidly evolving needs of education in a modern, cosmopolitan, city. This includes the introduction of infant and junior classes.

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Mathematics — mastery or minefield

Thu, May 17, 2018

Is your child’s maths performance below par? Is it affecting her confidence and outlook? Is he a little at sea, or is maths a total minefield?

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Junior Cert maths revision course in NUIG

Thu, May 17, 2018

The Junior Cert is just around the corner, and exam preparations in the final few weeks are crucial for the students to get their best performance on exam day.

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Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre to host second English Language education international conference in Galway

Thu, May 17, 2018

Following the school’s 30th birthday conference last year, Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre will hold another ELE conference event on May 19 at the Harbour Hotel, Galway. The event is open to all English language teachers as well as academic managers.

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Free information roadshows to showcase local employment and education opportunities

Thu, May 17, 2018

Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board and Galway Rural Development are linking up with series of information roadshows.

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Upskill with a QQI Level 5 bookkeeping award (Sage 50)

Thu, May 10, 2018

GPA Solutions is delivering its manual and computerised bookkeeping course to provide learners with good basic knowledge of manual bookkeeping and the practical knowledge of the workings of Sage 50 accounts.

Learners who successfully complete this course will acquire a thorough knowledge of what is required to set up and process the Sage 50 accounts package. Learners will learn how to process business documents and transactions in addition to understanding the procedures involved in completing VAT returns, bank reconciliations, customers' and suppliers' reports, and profit and loss account.

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

Thu, May 10, 2018

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

The French Institute is running summer courses this year starting on May 14. There are courses for adults at all levels, from beginners to advanced, and a choice of morning or evening classes. The courses last six weeks, with classes for two hours a week. They will end on the last week in June, just in time for an enjoyable holiday in France.

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Dominican College Taylor’s Hill ranked top school in the country

Thu, May 10, 2018

This year a group of BT Young Scientists from Millstreet Community School, Cork, undertook a project to rank post-primary schools in Ireland. This was borne out of the fact that the league tables that appear in national media every year are based on incomplete, misleading, and often out of date data.

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New Gaeltacht loan with St Anthony’s & Claddagh Credit Union

Thu, May 03, 2018

An bhfuil tú ag dul go dtí an Gaeltacht an samhradh seo? Rátaí iontacha ar fáil le Cómhar Creidmheasa Naomh Aontoine agus Cladach.

Whether you are going to brush up on your cúpla focail or for the spraoi agus craic, St. Anthony’s & Claddagh Credit Union has a new Gaeltacht loan to help cover the expenses involved.

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

Thu, May 03, 2018

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

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Upskill with a QQI Level 5 bookkeeping award (Sage 50)

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

GPA Solutions is delivering its manual and computerised bookkeeping course to provide learners with good basic knowledge of manual bookkeeping and the practical knowledge of the workings of Sage 50 accounts.

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A career as a driver of chemical and dangerous goods

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

We are all familiar with oil trucks and vans driving around the countryside. However we may not realise that some trucks are carrying dangerous goods, ie, chemicals, gases, flammable liquids, infectious substances, radioactive material, or corrosive substances. Strict regulations apply to the drivers of these trucks. They must be trained and certified as ADR drivers. ADR is the name given by the EU to the transport of dangerous goods, and these regulations go back as far as 1957.

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

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

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

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Pharmacy sales and retail skills course starting soon at the GRETB Training Centre

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

CEO of Retail Excellence Ireland Lorraine Higgins recently addressed a group of learners attending the GRETB Training Centres retail sales course on the importance of the retail industry in Ireland today.

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