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The CAO process, choosing courses and possible future careers can be a big and often problematic experience for 6th year students. Robert Quinn, guidance counsellor with Athlone Guidance, is available for two 1 hour 20 minute sessions (total 2 hours 40 minutes) at a total cost of €100. Robert also helps students applying for UCAS, Án Garda Síochana, apprenticeships, HPAT, PLCs, and other courses of study and work. Robert also meets third, TY, and fifth year students to help them decide school subjects and contemplate future courses/careers.
GMIT has launched a new online talks service linking GMIT campuses and secondary schools across the country using the latest hi-definition video conferencing systems and an online learning software tool.
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has launched The CAO: A guide for parents and guardians to coincide with the opening of the online applications facility this week.
St Louis Community School, Kiltimagh is a co-educational school with a current enrolment of 644 pupils. With an exceptional history in second level education, current programmes on offer include TY, JCSP, LCVP and LCA while still maintaining an outstanding record in the traditional Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate programmes. A recipient of numerous national awards for individual academic performances in several subject areas, St Louis is now a pilot school for the new Junior Cycle framework. In addition, existing opportunities in preparation for third level education include successful Fetac, City and Guilds and PLC programmes spanning a wide variety of areas including pre-nursing, sports and recreation, business, childcare and hairdressing.
A Headford woman is the new principal of Galway Technical Institute [GTI]. Geraldine Gibbons, a graduate of NUI Galway and the former deputy principal of the Fr Griffin Road institute, replaces Jim Brick who retired as principal after 38 years service to the VEC.
Young people are welcome to check their CAO offers online and free of charge on Thursday August 18 from noon to 5pm at the Youth Information Centre, Pavilion Road, Castlebar (situated directly across from the tennis courts).
Galway Technical Institute, Father Griffin Road, is one of the largest providers of quality assured further education courses in the west of Ireland. The institute will host its annual open day on Tuesday March 8 from 9am to 4pm.
Key health issues that are affecting teenagers in communities across Ireland are to be addressed at a conference the No Name Club, a leading national youth organisation, is holding in Tipperary on February 19.
They used to say “Opportunity knocks”. They don’t say that much any more. The new rule for opportunity is you have to get it. You have to plan your own future. You have to know where you want to go. And you have to know how you are going to get there.