Category Archives: ICT

The Professional Diploma In Digital Marketing

Future-proof your employability and gain the latest and most up-to-date digital marketing skills needed to thrive in today’s digital economy. The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing (accredited by the Digital Marketing Institute) is ideal for candidates seeking to gain a … Continue reading

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The IT crowd: free computer science workshops at Griffith College Dublin

Interested in studying IT but not sure what area you’d like best? Never fear, Griffith College Dublin is offering students the chance to attend free IT workshops designed to give students an overview of the computer science courses available at … Continue reading

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Engaging with science, technology, engineering and maths

Last Thursday, April 17, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton launched a three-year plan designed to get more students involved in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subject areas. But how does this plan aim to incentivise … Continue reading

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Inequalities in IT: female participation is far too low

According to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, there are around 6,000 vacancies in the IT sector in Ireland. When talking about Europe, this figure fills out to a whopping 700,000. Some commentators believe that part of … Continue reading

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Irish Software Association weighs in on Leaving Cert reform

About now, students up and down the country will be enjoying a well-earned break having negotiated the travails of the Leaving Certificate. Some will be anticipating college life and the fresh set of challenges that await them. And indeed they … Continue reading

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On Cloud Nine? IT vacancies in Ireland grow, but who will fill them?

Few sectors are as lively as the IT sector is at this moment in time. Because technology is changing the way that business is conducted, and because it is hurtling forward at such a relentless pace, the demand for IT … 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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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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