Moving Further and Higher Education Forward Within Level 3

Moving Further and Higher Education Forward Within Level 3

Moving Further and Higher Education forward within Level 3: The government has announced that all of Ireland will, from Tuesday 1 December, be placed at Level 3 of the Plan for Living with COVID-19. Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD said: “I want to pay tribute today to […]

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What’s the Point: Why Maths Really Matters

What’s the Point: Why Maths Really Matters

‘What’s the point: why maths really matters’ is presentation from the Royal Institution Lectures taking place on 15th December from 7.00pm to 8.30pm. Why Maths Really Matters All around the world children, and even some adults, ask the question: ‘What is the point of mathematics?’. The field of mathematical modelling not only helps answer this […]

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Youth Climate Justice ECO-WEEK

Youth Climate Justice ECO-WEEK

ECO-UNESCO is inviting young people from across Ireland to join them for Youth Climate Justice ECO-WEEK, a series of free online events that explore the topic of  CLIMATE JUSTICE. All events and activities are designed to give you the knowledge and the skills you need to feel empowered to stand up, be heard, and create […]

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What is Blockchain? Webinar on Specialising in Blockchain

What is Blockchain? Webinar on Specialising in Blockchain

What is Blockchain? Join National College Ireland lecturers as they introduce you to the topic of Blockchain, giving you a taste of what it will be like to study a one-year Higher Diploma in Science in Computing with Blockchain as your specialty. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about the course and the application process through Springboard+. The webinar takes […]

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DkIT President Dr Michael Mulvey, Announces Initiatives to Further Accelerate TU Designation

DkIT President Dr Michael Mulvey, Announces Initiatives to Further Accelerate TU Designation

DkIT TU Status: Dr Michael Mulvey, the President of Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT), has welcomed the news that Dr Ruaidhri Neavyn has been appointed by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) as an advisor to support DkIT’s strategic objective to achieve Technological University (TU) status. DkIT President Dr Michael Mulvey, announces initiatives to further accelerate […]

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Watch the IUA Future of Ireland Webinar: The Inclusive University:

Watch the IUA Future of Ireland Webinar: The Inclusive University:

On 26th November 2020, the Irish Universities Association hosted a Future of Ireland Webinar: The Inclusive University: moving access, inclusion and diversity from the margins in higher education. As a follow up to World Access To Higher Education Day, the discussion centred on the infrastructure and culture change needed to make ‘the Inclusive University’ a […]

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AHEAD Journal – Call for Papers

AHEAD Journal – Call for Papers

AHEAD Journal – Call for Papers: If you are a student or professional interested in the field of Inclusive Education and Employment, then AHEAD want to hear from you. AHEAD is an independent non-profit organisation working to create inclusive environments in education and employment for people with disabilities. The AHEAD Journal is a space for you […]

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Third European Education Summit: Digital Education Transformation

Third European Education Summit: Digital Education Transformation

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused widespread disruption to education and training provision by schools, higher education institutions, early childhood education and care (ECEC), vocational and non-formal education centres, across Europe. The crisis has shown that the use of distance and online learning is essential to ensuring the continuity of education and training provision. Yet, numerous […]

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College Connections

College Connections

As part of College Awareness Week, the Union of Students Ireland and Irish Second-Level Students’ Union will co-host College Connections. This panel discussion is taking place during College Awareness Week this morning Tuesday, 24th November at 10am and consists of a diverse student panel in terms of age, gender and ethnicity with representatives from both […]

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Insight Hosts First Irish Virtual Reality Classroom

Insight Hosts First Irish Virtual Reality Classroom

Insight’s Lukasz Porwol and Education and Public Engagement (EPE)  Manager Brendan Smith hosted the first Irish virtual reality classroom last week. Using Altspace VR by Microsoft and using Oculus headsets by Facebook Engineering, they connected students with Insight researcher Ihab Salawdeh. Virtual Reality Classroom Porwol said, “The immersive classroom is highly engaging and offers unparalleled […]

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Science for a Sustainable Future

Science for a Sustainable Future

Science for a Sustainable Future: The world is facing a multitude of crises. Some of the most severe include: an urban crisis, with increasing air pollution and nearly a quarter of the urban population living in slums; a health emergency, exacerbated by the coronavirus epidemic and the rise of chronic diseases; unsustainable food and land-use […]

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Empowerment and Partnership in Student Engagement

Empowerment and Partnership in Student Engagement

Empowerment and Partnership in Student Engagement is an online conference, hosted by the National Student Engagement Programme, Quality and Qualifications Ireland and StudentSurvey.ie With an opening address delivered by Simon Harris TD, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, this conference will feature a series of keynote speakers including: Dr. Lucy Mercer-Mapstone (Lecturer in Curriculum at […]

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ESA Diploma in Sponsorship & Sports Marketing @ The Marketing Institute

ESA Diploma in Sponsorship & Sports Marketing @ The Marketing Institute

The ESA Diploma in Sponsorship and Sports Marketing is the only formal qualification in sponsorship and sports marketing, and is designed for those wishing to build their knowledge and learn more about the commercial world of sponsorship. The Diploma course is fully accredited by The Marketing Institute. As a flexible, distance-learning course it allows those […]

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Can Climate Change Education Save the Planet?

Can Climate Change Education Save the Planet?

Can Climate Change Education Save the Planet? This November, the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) was due to take place in Glasgow, UK but was postponed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, climate change is still a burning issue that cannot be put on hold because of other current societal challenges. The Royal Irish […]

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International Students’ Experiences in Ireland

International Students’ Experiences in Ireland

The Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) are hosting a Webinar: International Students’ Experiences in Ireland on Tuesday, 17th November  at 11am. To mark International Students’ Day on 17 November, ICOS is hosting a webinar to discuss the experiences of international students in Ireland and the challenges they face. ICOS will be joined by a […]

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Dyslexia Association of Ireland: Assistive Technology Webinar Series

Dyslexia Association of Ireland: Assistive Technology Webinar Series

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland will deliver the following free Assistive Technology webinar series as part of College Awareness Week 2020. Each webinar will look at areas that some dyslexic individuals may find challenging and highlight strategies and technologies that can ease these challenges. Monday 23rd November will focus on memory and organisation. Tuesday 24th […]

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The Student Perspective of Online/ Remote Assessment

The Student Perspective of Online/ Remote Assessment

On the 5th November 2020, the Irish Universities Association hosted The Enhancing Digital Teaching & Learning Project (EDTL). As part of the project,  the EDTL student interns took over the webinar series to talk about their experiences of being on the receiving end of online/remote assessment. The webinar, The Student Perspective of Online/ Remote Assessment, […]

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Science Week: How Science Can Improve Our Lives

Science Week: How Science Can Improve Our Lives

As part of Science Week, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) investigated the Irish public’s views on how science impacts their everyday lives and where they would like to see changes in the future. This year, the focus for Science Week 2020 is ‘Choosing our Future’ – supporting conversations amongst the public on how science can improve our […]

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Inclusive Mobility Research Findings

Inclusive Mobility Research Findings

An Inclusive Mobility Webinar ‘Making mobility programmes more inclusive for students with disabilities’ takes place on 9th November 2020 from 13.00 – 14.30. The webinar is part of the two-year Erasmus+ funded EPFIME project coordinated by SIHO and the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, with Irish-based partners. AHEAD and the IUA. Many in Higher Education contributed […]

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