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Double bonus on King Koil and Odearest in the Furniture Connexions spring savings event

Are you fed up waking up in the morning with aches and pains, a sore back, and a disturbed night’s sleep? Then step into the spring savings event at Furniture Connexions in Briarhill Galway. On display you will see a wide range of beds with excellent quality, comfort, and value for money for every pocket. From open coil to pocket springs, luxurious divan sets to leather and wooden bed frames, Furniture Connexions has something to cater to everyone’s needs.

Westmeath primary schools receive boost with funding announcement

A total of 73 primary schools in Westmeath are set to receive a Minor Works Grant in two weeks to help them purchase equipment and furniture.

€1,250,000 new store launch sale continues at Furniture Connexions

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To mark the reopening of their brand new flagship store in Briarhill Business Park, Galway, Furniture Connexions have extended their special launch sale this weekend for three days only starting on Friday at 10am.

Mayo NLN centres win Excellence Through People Award

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Two National Learning Network centres in Mayo have been awarded an Excellence Through People award — Ireland's national standard for human resource development. The National Learning Network centres in Castlebar are two of the organisation’s 50 purpose-built training and employment centres across the country which train 13,000 people every year. This is the second time that National Learning Network, Rehab’s training and employment division has successfully attained the award, placing the organisation among the top 10 per cent of companies in the country that have achieved Excellence Through People to date.

New code of professional conduct for teachers

The Teaching Council has this week published a new Code of Professional Conduct for Teachers which will guide teachers’ professional judgement and practice. The Code sets out the standards of professional knowledge, skill, competence and conduct which are expected of registered teachers. In all, there are 33 such standards which reflect the complexity and variety of teaching and cover areas such as communication and relationships, equality and inclusion, compliance with national and school policies, professional development and pupil/student welfare. The standards are underpinned by four core values - respect, care, integrity and trust.

Fee-charging schools: Subsidy or saving for the State?

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Last week’s Budget for 2012 set out new measures that will raise the pupil-teacher ratio in Ireland’s fee-paying schools to 1:21. But is the funding allocation shift a justified austerity measure against archaic institutions, or is it a knee-jerk response that merely restricts the right of access of protestant families to schools of their own faith?

Reasons to celebrate this Christmas at Furniture Connexions

Call in to Furniture Connexions U21/22 Briarhill Business Park, Ballybrit Galway for all of your interior solutions. Its new collection of lamps, mirrors, framed paintings and canvas’ offer wonderful choices for Christmas gifts, while many of its luxurious and stylish furniture is still available to order for pre-Christmas delivery. ‘

Mayo employers, learning-providers and learners encouraged to go ‘green’

City & Guilds recently announced a new suite of ‘green’ qualifications that should be of interest to employers, education centres, and learners in Mayo. The organisation unveiled the qualifications during a Skills and Sustainability seminar organised by City & Guilds in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin last week.

Erris anti-bullying week a great success

 Iorras Le Chéile Community Development Project would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped make Erris Anti-Bullying Week 2011, which carried the theme Free to Be Me, a huge success.

Newly qualified teachers can use JobBridge to complete their probation, says Healy Eames

Fine Gael Senator for Galway West, Fidelma Healy Eames, has received confirmation from the Minister for Education that newly qualified teachers can use the JobBridge internship programme to complete their probation.

 

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