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Protesters to greet former Taoiseach Enda Kenny's honorary doctorate

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Protesters will await the former taoiseach Enda Kenny as he arrives in NUI Galway this afternoon to receive an honourary degree of Doctor of Laws for his contributions to public life from the university.

GMIT welcomes €200m announcement of investment in Institutes of Technology

The President of GMIT, Dr Fergal Barry, and the Chief Executive of the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA), Dr Joseph Ryan, have welcome the announcement of a major capital investment in higher education.

Westmeath schools to benefit from low pupil teacher ratio - Burke

Westmeath schools are set to benefit from the lowest pupil teacher ratio ever, Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, has said.

Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health

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NUI Galway’s Paediatric Society and the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) are co-running a two-day event titled ‘Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health. They have invited a total of 400 local primary school and transition year students to attend interactive workshops surrounding healthy habits, on November 8-9th at NUIG’s main campus.

Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health

NUI Galway’s Paediatric Society and the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) are co-running a two-day event titled ‘Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health. They have invited a total of 400 local primary school and transition year students to attend interactive workshops surrounding healthy habits, on November 8-9th at NUIG’s main campus.

McFadden calls for progress on Technical Universities Bill

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden has called for progress on the Technical Universities Bill, one provision of which would allow ITs such as Athlone Institute of Technology to apply for university status.

Do not leave it until secondary school to get help with maths

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”.

The art of success at Merlin College

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Merlin College’s motto “Achieve, create, become,” was certainly reflected in its recent Junior Cert results with 10 students receiving an ‘A’ grade in Higher Level art alone. This is only the second cohort of students to take their Junior Cert exams since the Doughiska school opened in 2013, with 100 per cent of students passing their Junior Cert exams last year also.

Colaiste Chroí Mhuire, An Spidéal, now taking applications for September 2018

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Located on the stunning coastline of Galway Bay, Coláiste Chroí Mhuire is a Gaeltacht school which welcomes students from Galway, Barna, Furbo, Spiddal, Inverin, Moycullen, and further afield. This highly academic, all-Irish school provides a wide range of subjects and extra-curricular activities in an atmosphere that is safe, positive, and friendly.

Kickstart your medtech career for free

Getting your foot in the door is one of the hardest parts of launching a new career. Perhaps you are already working and want to learn new skills, or maybe you are a homemaker looking to re-enter the workforce. Whatever your position the free Springboard+ Level 6 certificate in pharmaceutical and medical device operations from Innopharma College of Applied Science will give you the tools you need to succeed.

 

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