Monthly Archives: May 2013

CAO to extend its services

The CAO recently announced (in its Strategic Plan 2013-2017) aims to extend its services to cover applications to all courses in further and higher education, including all post-secondary part-time programmes. The aim of the expansion is to make it easier … Continue reading

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The digital sector – learning to be social

So you’ve been caught looking at Twitter feeds, Facebook updates and Pinterest trends on your smartphone in class. This means trouble, right? Actually, no, it doesn’t. Quite the opposite in fact – you were simply immersed in the topic, because … Continue reading

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Social change through Social Care

Providing care and opportunity to the most vulnerable members of our society is a huge undertaking for those responsible. Social care workers must be determined, compassionate, empathetic, and well prepared in order to meet the demands ahead. In times of economic … Continue reading

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Students urged to consider their college choices

According to the EU Skills Panorama, when it comes to skills imbalance, Ireland ranks joint third out of 26 countries surveyed. Naturally, this is a major cause for concern for many employers. IT jobs accounted for one-fifth of all jobs … Continue reading

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Building our digital capital

It’s probably true that at this particular moment in time, we are a little bit guilty of over-emphasizing the positives when it comes to new job announcements. However, it is clear that there are enough sustained signs of growth for … Continue reading

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