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Full-time study not an option??

Many adults are returning to education mid-way through their careers to up skill or re-skill entirely. Carol O'Brien of the Irish Times writes about the fast growing area of "blended" learning, which is a combination of traditional classroom methods with online digital media. Many colleges are now offering these course's which allow people to study and learn in their own time and space. https://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/how-to-stay-ahead-at-work-the-rise-of-remote-lea

Hundreds of teacher-training places to tackle ‘crisis’

With a starting salary for a newly graduated teacher of between €36,000 - €37,600, teaching really can be a fantastic profession for those with a passion for it. And now seems a great time to seriously consider this vocation as hundreds of extra teacher-training places are to be provided amid concerns of a "crisis" in the supply of teachers in key subjects. Check out this interesting article by Carl O'Brien featured in yesterday's Irish Times https://www.irishtimes.com/news/e

Life after you graduate: the best options for you in 2018

As our economy continues to improve, so do graduates' options. Brain Mooney writes in the Irish Times about postgraduate education and it's correlation with increased employability as well as salary. See full article here https://www.irishtimes.com/student-hub/life-after-you-graduate-the-best-options-for-you-in-2018-1.3402013 #postgraduate #Education #careerguidance

Interesting new Apprenticeship in Accounting

Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Accounting Launched in September 2017, the Accounting Technician Apprenticeship is a new pathway to a career in business, accountancy and finance, where apprentices are mentored through a two-year, work-based learning programme. Accounting Technician Apprentices work four days a week with a registered employer and study one day a week with a local college, on a two-year contract Apprentices get paid a salary of at least €18,000 per annum and th

Revealed: The most (and the least) popular CAO choices this year

Thanks to the excellent article by Katherine Donnelly @kdonnellyindo in the Irish Independent we learn which courses are 'hot or not' this year. Check it out here! https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/education/revealed-the-most-and-the-least-popular-cao-choices-this-year-36686476.html #CAO #Education #Courses #careerguidance

Postgraduate Options 2018 Irish Times today

Higher Education Authority figures show that with a fourth-level qualification you are more likely to earn a better salary and that postgraduate study could help you improve your career prospects. In Postgraduate Options 2018 discover what skills employers are looking for and what areas of postgraduate study are worth considering. See Postgraduate Options 2018 out today in The Irish Times #Irishtimes #Postgraduate #Courses #careerguidance https://www.irishtimes.com/news/educ