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 (l-r) Cian Forgarty and Jack Dooley of Greener Globe, participating in LaunchBox 2018, Trinity’s student accelerator. Photo courtesy of LaunchBox All the teams chosen to participate in LaunchBox summer accelerator have two things in common, says Programme Manager Alison Tracey: an idea with the ability to create impact, and the right team to make it […]
Education News
The Minister for Education, Richard Bruton published a circular requiring all schools to consult parents, teachers and students on the use of smart phones and tablet devices in schools. Minister Bruton also reiterated his commitment that the use of smart phones in schools will be included as an item requiring consultation under the Education Bill 2016, that requires every
Education News
The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D., announced today the plan to establish 42 new schools over the course of the next four years, 2019 – 2022. This was prompted by national demographic exercises by the Department of Education into the current and future needs for primary and post-primary education places nationwide. These schools […]
Education Health News
You may have heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, that vast swath of the Pacific Ocean which has accumulated a massive volume of discarded plastics, swept there by the ocean’s currents. A great deal of the plastics in this area of ocean are what are known as microplastics, plastic debris less than five millimeters […]
Education News Technology
A two-year part-time Masters degree in Artificial Intelligence (AI), run by the University of Limerick, aims to educate over 300 people within the next five years. The course, beginning from September 2018 onwards, will be delivered primarily online with some intensive Problem Based Learning (PBL) workshops taking place on the University of Limerick campus. Ireland’s […]
Education
Taking place at the start of December, the Volunteer Ireland Awards hosted by Volunteer Ireland, occurred for another year.  The awards celebrate ordinary people’s outstanding contributions in the voluntary sector across Ireland.  Anyone is able to nominate a volunteer who they deem worthy of recognition. With the exception of the Volunteer Manager category, those
Education
The message to all as we draw closer to the end of October is to “Stay Safe And Enjoy Halloween”. It’s the motto at the forefront of South Dublin County Council’s Halloween Safety and Environmental Awareness Campaign 2017. As part of this initiative, “Bulbs Not Bonfires” is a reward scheme put in place by the Council […]
Education Tourism
In the days of climate change, living environmentally friendly plays a key part in sustaining the current quality of the earth for future generations. Not only private households across Europe do their part in ensuring a greener future, the Governments of different countries have started to take action, by increasing recycling in their country or […]
Education
Have you ever noticed that giving advice to a friend is easier than solving your own problems? This is because you are “psychologically distant” from your friend’s problem, meaning that the issue is not occurring in the present and does not affect you. Therefore, you are able to think in a less concrete yet creative […]
Education
With the public sector once again fully immersed in the graduate recruitment cycle, it is interesting to see current trends in the graduate recruitment landscape, both in terms of what graduates are expecting and what employers are seeking. Every year, gradireland compile the Graduate Salary & Graduate Recruitment Trends Survey, which provides a panoramic view […]