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31 03, 2020

A First in Ireland for two female academics

By | 2020-03-31T14:36:42+00:00 March 31st, 2020|Education|Comments Off on A First in Ireland for two female academics

UCD Professor Gerardine Meaney and UL Professor Orla Muldoon are the first two women in Ireland, in any discipline, to each gain a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant award. The post A First in Ireland for two female academics ap...

30 03, 2020

IT Carlow issues statement on Exams and Assessments 2020

By | 2020-03-30T12:23:34+00:00 March 30th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on IT Carlow issues statement on Exams and Assessments 2020

IT Carlow has been working to ensure that students are not disadvantaged at the point of assessment, while preserving the academic integrity and standards of all awards. The post IT Carlow issues statement on Exams and Assessments 2020 appeared first o...

27 03, 2020

SOLAS offers eCollege online courses free of charge

By | 2020-03-27T15:48:15+00:00 March 27th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on SOLAS offers eCollege online courses free of charge

SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, is making its eCollege online learning service available free of charge to support learners impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The post SOLAS offers eCollege online courses free of charge appea...

26 03, 2020

Over 13,000 educators register for FutureLearn’s ‘How to Teach Online’

By | 2020-03-26T12:35:57+00:00 March 26th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Over 13,000 educators register for FutureLearn’s ‘How to Teach Online’

Over 13,000 teachers and lecturers from 130 countries have signed up for FutureLearn’s free online course to help them teach students during this health crisis. The post Over 13,000 educators register for FutureLearn’s ‘How to Teach Online’ appeared fi...

25 03, 2020

Union Campaigns for Clarity on 2020 State Examinations

By | 2020-03-25T11:38:09+00:00 March 25th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Union Campaigns for Clarity on 2020 State Examinations

Ciara Fanning, President of ISSU, asks the Minister for Education & Skills to include the Student Voice in the discussion on contingency plans for 2020 State Examinations. The post Union Campaigns for Clarity on 2020 State Examinations appeared f...

23 03, 2020

Is your Adult Education Centre closed?

By | 2020-03-23T18:19:59+00:00 March 23rd, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Is your Adult Education Centre closed?

The National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) is providing free tuition for adults over the phone. You can work with a tutor by phone or study online by yourself, or you can do a combination of these to suit your needs. The post Is your Adult Education Cen...

19 03, 2020

Remote Teaching and Learning – A School Leader perspective 

By | 2020-03-19T12:02:32+00:00 March 19th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Remote Teaching and Learning – A School Leader perspective 

As we enter a whole new environment for schools in Ireland, I believe it is very important that we, as school leaders, support our staff, students, and parents in a variety of ways. − By Marie-Therese Kilmartin, Principal, Coláiste Bríde, Clondalkin, D...

18 03, 2020

Call for State and University Examinations to be cancelled

By | 2020-03-18T11:46:48+00:00 March 18th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Call for State and University Examinations to be cancelled

Seanad Eireann candidate Peter Finnegan calls on the Minister for Education & Skills to provide certainty to Junior, Leaving Certificate and University students worried about final exams in the current Coronavirus crisis. “I have been contacted by ...

13 03, 2020

Bróga Nua – Irish in a Fun and Easy Way

By | 2020-03-13T15:57:28+00:00 March 13th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Bróga Nua – Irish in a Fun and Easy Way

There is nothing like music, rhythm, and rhymes to engage children in communicating – nature has designed it so.  By Áine Ní Shúilleabháin Rhymes make children happy For centuries, language has been transmitted through rhymes and songs.  Rhymes m...