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Co-ordinators of the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Practice (DMP) at NUI Galway have issued a call to businesses that might benefit from hosting a recently qualified marketing graduate.
Progress on the new Gaelscoil na Cruaiche in Westport has taken a major step forward with the approval by the Department of Education and Science of the tender documents for the school.
The report that the Government is considering abolishing the Junior Certificate exam just to save money is alarming. While abolishing the exam will save €30 million each year, this decision could have a tremendous cost on the quality of education for our young people, said Castlebar town councillor Harry Barrett.
The latest list of feeder schools to third level education published this week shows that the numbers of students who sit their Leaving Certificate and go on to third level education is still very high. One school in the county, St Gerald’s College, Castlebar, had 98 students sit the Leaving Cert in 2009, and according to the report 100 per cent of them went on to third level with NUI Galway the top choice for those students, with 28 going there.
Mayo students took home two highly commended awards at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in the RDS Dublin.
NUI Galway is unlikely to change its name despite yesterday’s announcement of the dissolution of the National University of Ireland, according to the university’s president Dr Jim Browne.