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The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD has launched a new art and design competition for senior cycle students to create a logo representing Wellbeing in Education/Folláin san Oideachas. The winning design will be used on all materials and resources supporting the Department’s Wellbeing Policy in all schools and centres for education. Minister […]
Education Feature News
Budget increases by €360 million to €11.1 billion as special education, small schools and teaching principals benefit from new investment. More higher education places and new third level courses being created as part of new €60 million fund. Increase in funding for apprenticeships and training under the National Training Fund. Budget 2020 provides the fourth […]
Education News
‘Expect to Connect’ this October as Wainfest, the annual Children’s Arts and Book Festival makes its highly anticipated return. The festival, organised by Donegal County Council’s Culture Division, is one of the country’s leading children’s festivals. This year, the week-long festival will run from October 5th – 13th 2019. Children and their families are invited […]
Education News
The 2018 gradireland Graduate Salary & Graduate Recruitment Trends Survey gauges the temperature of the graduate recruitment market in terms of what employers are paying, what skills are in demand, what recruitment methods are most common and much more. The gradireland Graduate Salary & Graduate Recruitment Trends Survey 2018 was published earlier this year and
Business Education
‘Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace’ hopes to build upon Trinity’s position as a European leader in innovation and entrepreneurship and Dublin as a location of choice for technology investment and new start-up creation. Innovation experts and student entrepreneurs gathered for the launch of ‘Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace’. This exciting new initiative at Trinity
Education News
Irish diplomats and peacekeepers to visit secondary schools nationwide. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today visited Ringsend College in Dublin to launch the Global Schools programme, which will see Irish diplomats and peacekeepers visiting secondary schools around the country to talk to students about the Global Ireland programme and the work they do overseas. As part of […]
Education News Technology
Cork County Council has launched a new road safety awareness programme called ‘Your Life – Your Choice’, using Virtual Reality (VR) Technology to simulate a serious road accident. The programme is targeted at young drivers aged 16 to 25; the most vulnerable road users with passenger fatalities the highest in this age group. Mayor of […]
Education Environment News
The GLOBE International Citizen Science Schools’ Programme is celebrating its second year to engage and educate students across Ireland in environmental studies. The EPA and An Taisce have today launched the second year of the GLOBE campaign in Ireland. The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Programme is an international science and […]
Education News
The Northwest Regional Working Group organised a major emergency exercise in the Clanree Hotel in Letterkenny yesterday involving 100 participants. The training event was code-named Exercise Neptune, and was based on a rapidly escalating flooding incident in the Finn Valley area, County Donegal. Participants were told that there were some casualties and widespread property
Education News Technology
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has approved a digital investment package for public libraries across Ireland. Five libraries in Wexford will be distributing €221,000 between each other, and an additional contribution of €74,000 will be supplemented by Wexford County Council. This brings the total funding available for digital services and