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Midlands employment landscape boasts highly skilled workforce

A snapshot of the employment landscape in the Midlands region has revealed a young, highly-qualified, experienced and multilingual workforce in the region, a s kills survey, carried out by Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group in association with IDA Ireland, has revealed.The results of the survey were made public at a forum which took place in Dead Centre Brewing this week.

NUI Galway launches two new postgraduate programmes in artificial intelligence

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The Minister of State with responsibility for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, visited NUI Galway this week to launch two new master's programmes in computer science - artificial intelligence.

With Pathways event looming, have you had the career and course chat with your children?

Despite the growing use of psychometric testing, college open days, and online research, it seems that the biggest influence on the career and course choices of teenage students is still parental. The focus on choosing the right pathways for your children is one of the key areas to be explored at next month’s Pathways education and careers event, to be held in Galway’s Galmont Hotel on Tuesday April 9. Organised by the Galway Advertiser group, this event promises something for everyone planning their next steps.

Galway schools help to pioneer national programme in computer coding

A pilot programme to help schools introduce coding at junior cycle is to be extended to a second phase from September 2019, Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh has announced this week.

1224 people are employed by Local Enterprise Office supported companies in Mayo - Dillon

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Some 1224 people are employed by 234 Local Enterprise Office supported companies in Mayo, Fine Gael General Election Candidate Alan Dillon has said.

Spiddal’s CreVinn honoured for outstanding innovation

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Spiddal-based technology company CreVinn Teoranta is one of four companies recognised for ‘outstanding innovation’ by InterTradeIreland as part of its all-island innovation programme, FUSION.

Let's make more of our global connections

Back in the day, town twinnings were a great fashion altogether. Every little town and village had some fella living down the road, probably in on a witness protection programme or someone who said he hailed from some little Breton village named Creton-LeBlanque or Moron du Ville. And in a time when there was really nothing on the telly and it rained for eight months of the year, the temptation for a jolly to an exotic destination (anything east of Moate) was too much to resist.

Former head of Commodore UK to host book signing in Athlone

Former Commodore UK Managing Director, David Pleasance, has been announced as special guest at the Amiga Ireland annual retro computing event which takes place in the Prince of Wales hotel in Athlone on January 18 and 19.

The Enigma Project brings spies and codebreaking to Galway

The highly-acclaimed Enigma Project brings mathematics to life through the fascinating history of codes and code breaking. This exciting project is coming to Galway as part of the 2018 Galway Science Technology Festival, which runs from 11-25 November. The Enigma Project brings you on a journey from ancient times to World War Two and on to today’s world of hacking and internet encryption.

Thousands of pupils to take part in Tech Week

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National and secondary schools throughout Galway will take part in Tech Week, Ireland’s national festival of technology, next month between April 22 and 28. Ireland’s national festival of technology is aimed at sparking an interest in technology and related study and careers among students, parents and the public. This exciting week of events will see more than 100,000 students take part in a range of fun activities, including the finals of several national Tech Week events. School students will be challenged on their computational thinking skills at the National Bebras final in NUI Maynooth on Saturday, April 21, and coding projects will be showcased by school children in the Scratch Programming Final in UL on Wednesday, April 25. Speaking at the launch of Tech Week 2018, Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan said: “The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is delighted to support Tech Week through Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme. All young people love science and finding out how things work. Tech Week is aimed at stimulating children’s natural curiosity and encouraging them to explore, discover and develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. "It provides hands-on opportunities for young people to learn about how computing and related technologies are shaping every area of life. With the European Commission estimating that 90 per cent of tomorrow's jobs will require digital skills; we need to ensure that Ireland is at the forefront of this transformation. We must be a leader in developing and nurturing STEM talent.”

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