Careers in Business & Administration

Careers in Business & Administration

The Careers in…. Series aims to inform of the variety of course options to suit different academic abilities, aptitudes and interests. The next webinar in the series takes place on 28th September and puts a focus on Careers in Business & Administration. The Careers in…. Series aims to give an insight into subject/grade requirements, key […]

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Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education in Ireland and the UK: a discussion paper

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education in Ireland and the UK: a discussion paper

The report ‘Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education in Ireland and the UK’, by the Royal Irish Academy and the British Council in Ireland, highlights the challenges and experiences of academic staff from Irish Traveller, black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. The report is informed by discussions at the January 2020 Royal Irish Academy-British Council […]

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Science is Wonderful Exhibition

Science is Wonderful Exhibition

From the 22-24 of September teachers, students and science enthusiasts have an opportunity to learn about science from EU funded researchers as part of Science Is Wonderful. Slowing down global warming, improving our cities, preventing hunger and drought, fighting cancer… It’s all part of the topics that schools, youth, citizens and stakeholders will discover through […]

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Webinar: Data Literacy, Privacy and Protection in Higher Education

Webinar: Data Literacy, Privacy and Protection in Higher Education

A national webinar entitled ‘Data Literacy, Privacy and Protection in Higher Education’ is due to take place from 2-3pm on Thursday 22 October 2020. The webinar will be the first in a series of national webinars from the National Forum to take a closer look at key findings from the Irish National Digital Experience (INDEx) Survey.   At this event, key INDEx […]

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Advanced Irish Language Skills Initiative

Advanced Irish Language Skills Initiative

The objective of the Advanced Irish Language Skills Initiative is to ensure the availability of qualified persons with Irish language skills to meet recruitment needs in Ireland and the EU. Under this scheme the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht  provides funding for a range of specialised third level Irish language courses in areas […]

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FAQ Document on the Re-opening of Post-Primary Schools

FAQ Document on the Re-opening of Post-Primary Schools

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland have published a comprehensive FAQ documents on the re-opening of Post-Primary Schools, Further/Adult Education and Higher Education. Click here to download a comprehensive FAQ document on the Re-opening of Post-Primary Schools – this document will be updated on a regular basis.   Protect Your Career – Join TUI Today  Click here […]

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Black Heroes of Mathematics Conference

Black Heroes of Mathematics Conference

The British Society for the History of Mathematics, The International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and the London Mathematical Society, are holding a two day virtual conference on Black Heroes of Mathematics, 26-27 October 2020. The Vision of the conference is “To celebrate the inspirational contributions of black role models to […]

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Leaving Cert Calculated Grades – Document Library

Leaving Cert Calculated Grades – Document Library

The Department of Education and Skills has made available a collection of material relating to the 2020 Leaving Cert Calculated Grades process. It includes various guidance documents for students and schools. Current information on the Leaving Certificate 2020 is available here. Information for parents and students Information for parents and students published in May 2020 […]

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International Literacy Day and UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2020

International Literacy Day and UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2020

Today is World Literacy Day, a day to highlight the importance of equal access to education. This year, the theme of Literacy Day is literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, with a focus on the role of educators and changing pedagogies. UNESCO host a webinar to celebrate the day, International Literacy […]

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Over 60, 000 Students Receive Leaving Cert Results Today

Over 60, 000 Students Receive Leaving Cert Results Today

On what is a very different day than might have been anticipated, today the class of 2020 received their Leaving Cert results today, following the completion of the Calculated Grades process. Over 60, 000 students receive their Leaving Cert Results. According to reports  this year saw an increase in grade values of 4.4pc after teachers […]

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Leaving Cert Guidance Podcast

Leaving Cert Guidance Podcast

Guidance Counsellor, Donnchadh O Mahony, hosts the Leaving Cert Guidance Podcast. Donnchadh interviews Guidance experts and representatives from Higher Education Institutes that will be on the CAO lists of 6th year students. This podcast will be beneficial to TYs, 5th Years, 6th Years, Guidance Counsellors and Parents to help with all of their research. On […]

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UCD In Conversation: “The Role of the Arts in Restorative Justice”

UCD In Conversation: “The Role of the Arts in Restorative Justice”

Join UCD In Conversation for a fascinating discussion of the role that the Arts play in exploring the work of restorative justice, Thursday, Sep 3 at 7PM The discussion will bring together Dr Marie Keenan, Associate Professor, School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice; Restorative Justice advocate Ailbhe Griffith and award-winning filmmaker Alan […]

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Stress Control Online Classes

Stress Control Online Classes

Stress Control Online classes will be broadcast from stresscontrol.ie from the 7th September 2020. As the HSE can’t deliver its Stress Control classes in the community just now, Dr Jim White will, instead, live-stream the classes until December, free-of-charge. Click here to get all the dates. To find out more, click here All you need […]

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CIT Alumna, Dr Donna O’Shea Appointed Chair of Cybersecurity at CIT

CIT Alumna, Dr Donna O’Shea Appointed Chair of Cybersecurity at CIT

Dr Donna O’Shea, a Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) computer science graduate and current Head of Department of Computer Science, has been appointed as Chair of Cybersecurity at CIT. This professorial level post is the first to be awarded nationally under the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative (SALI) that was introduced earlier this year by Minister […]

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Webinar: Future Forward: Investing In Education In A Post-covid World

Webinar: Future Forward: Investing In Education In A Post-covid World

Education Futures and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions are hosting a webinar next Thursday, Sept 3rd. “Future Forward:investing In Education In A Post-covid World” will explore how we fund our higher education system. The line-up of speakers includes Simon Harris, Minister for Education, Lorna Fitzpatrick, President of the Union of Students in Ireland and […]

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Let’s Talk Equine Webinar

Let’s Talk Equine Webinar

Teagasc are providing a series of equine webinars, ‘Let’s Talk Equine’, every third Tuesday at 8.30pm. The series of webinars, every third Tuesday, will offer an opportunity to hear from industry professionals discussing topics of relevance to horse breeders. Make sure to join at 8.30pm for what is hoped to be interesting discussion and relevant information to inform […]

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Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education

Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education

The results of the Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education 2020 selection have been published. Capacity-building projects in the field of higher education are transnational cooperation projects, based on multilateral partnerships, primarily between higher education institutions from Programme and eligible Partner Countries. Please see the following details in relation to a number of these projects which […]

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‘Safeguarding and Including Gender Minority Students and Colleagues in Higher Education and Research’

‘Safeguarding and Including Gender Minority Students and Colleagues in Higher Education and Research’

Dr Chris Chevallier will present on ‘Safeguarding and Including Gender Minority Students and Colleagues in Higher Education and Research’ as part of the Fulbright Canada Speaker Series. Register here This presentation will take place on August 18 at 5:00 PM (EDT). The featured speaker, Dr. Chris Chevallier, is a graduate of American University, Stockholm University, […]

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