Do you want to become a qualified transport manager?

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

If you want to pursue a career in transport, unlock your potential, and gain a recognised qualification then you need a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in Transport Management. This certificate, which is awarded by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, qualifies you as a transport manager and also entitles you to set up a haulage or bus passenger business.

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Manual handling and people handling and moving courses

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Most people have a minor back problem at one time or another. Symptoms develop from everyday wear and tear, overuse, or injury. Back problems and injuries often occur during sports or recreational activities, work-related tasks, or home projects.

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Junior Certificate results and future planning

Wed, Sep 14, 2016

Always remember, the Junior Certificate, though important, is but a stepping-stone in a student’s educational journey.

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The benefits of a good pre-Leaving Certificate 2018 year

Thu, Sep 08, 2016

The year of ‘good intentions’ we so often call this vital fifth year for students. But vital it is, and with encouragement, proper planning, and steady monitoring, it can be a year where all those good intentions can happen.

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Realising the importance of first year at second level

Fri, Sep 02, 2016

Every year you wonder, is there anything new to say to first year student and parents? But every year, it comes down to the basics.

Getting organised

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Help your child succeed in primary school

Thu, Aug 25, 2016

It is the start of a new school year. Many children are getting ready to return to primary school, others are preparing for their first day there.

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CAO 2016 offers, disappointments, and all other options.

Thu, Aug 25, 2016

We now have students who are happy with their first round CAO offer and those who are definitely either uncertain or very unhappy. It is important to know that there are always options to consider. So try to stay calm and see what is available to suit your student.

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How to start college on the right track

Wed, Aug 03, 2016

Are you going to college for the first time this year? Here are some helpful tips from St Anthony's & Claddagh Credit Union and St Jarlath's Credit Union to help you on your way.

Accommodation: Demand for accommodation is very high so getting your applications in early is essential. Always try to view your accommodation before you agree to rent it, to ensure it is suitable for your needs and is not too far from your chosen college. Do not leave it too late to apply.

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Paths to a rewarding career in healthcare

Wed, Aug 03, 2016

Career Path College, trading as the Irish Ambulance Training Institute, a Galway based company providing training nationwide, has new and exciting training packages to suit those interested in a career in the healthcare industry, the ambulance service, nursing homes, and hospitals.

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Take off your invisibility cloak — skills you need to be seen and selected

Wed, Aug 03, 2016

One of the difficulties people are currently facing is that their skills and experience are not attractive enough to get them noticed. They appear to be invisible to recruiters, hirers, and even prospective clients.

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Choose a career in make-up artistry

Wed, Aug 03, 2016

The International School of Make-up Artistry has been in existence for more than 25 years, specialising in make-up artistry courses, from beginners to advanced levels, and constantly updating with cosmetic products and fashion trends.

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NUI Galway offers MSc in biomedical science via distance learning/modular

Wed, Aug 03, 2016

The MSc in biomedical science (via distance learning/modular) is ideal for those interested 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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Time to teach an old dog new tricks

Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Summer is a time many associate 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.

They say you never stop learning as you grow and there are number of courses out there that one can avail of to upgrade the CV and enhance job prospects. Even the plain old satisfaction of acquiring new knowledge can be enough to tempt people to participate in a class while meeting new people and friends.

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NUI Galway offers MSc in biomedical science via distance learning/modular

Thu, Jul 28, 2016

The MSc in biomedical science (via distance learning/modular) is ideal for those interested 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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Children's Ombudsman welcomes fitness-to-teach provision

Thu, Jul 28, 2016

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office has this week welcomed the commencement of Part 5 of the Teaching Council Act, also known as the fitness-to-teach provision, which will allow the Teaching Council to investigate teachers in relation to professional misconduct.

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Final call for applications for NUI Galway sports scholarship scheme

Thu, Jul 21, 2016

NUI Galway has issued a final call for applications to its elite athlete sports scholarships scheme for 2016/17. The university has a long tradition of excellence in sport and this has been enhanced by the recent success in rowing, hurling, basketball, soccer, rugby and archery, as well as numerous individual achievements. The deadline for application for current and prospective students is Sunday July 31 at 5pm.

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Springboard+ 2016 offers free course places for jobseekers

Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Springboard+ 2016 is the latest offering of free part-time and full-time higher education places to provide reskilling and upskilling opportunities for up to 5,825 jobseekers.

Springboard is designed to encourage a response by educational institutions to meet the emerging skill needs of enterprise. All courses approved for funding under Springboard+ are selected by an independent panel following a competitive tendering process. Almost half the places (2,752) are on ICT courses reflecting the continuing demand for skills in this area. Skills for manufacturing are also significant (1,298) reflecting the strong performance of this sector.

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Staying healthy on a sun holiday

Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Sun holidays should leave us feeling rejuvenated and re-energised, so why do some people return from holidays exhausted and weak?

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Creative card-making free open day at Cregal Art on July 16

Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Cregal Art will host a free card-making demonstration day on Saturday July 16 between 10am and 4pm. The Cregal Art premises is on Monivea Road, and has ample free car parking available.

Whether you are an art fanatic or simply looking to explore your creative side, the demonstration will highlight the fun and excitement associated with card-making. It is an excellent pastime that appeals to adults and children of all ages. It is a great way to express your creativity, imagination, and originality.

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New SeaScience app helps users learn about the marine environment

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

A virtual tour of Galway Bay, above and below the waves, is among the features in a newly launched educational app which allows users to discover the marine environment.

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