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#Further Education

# further-education - Monday 20 July, 2020

Over €100 million in Covid-19 support funds sought for third-level sector

The two-metre social distancing rule is also expected to apply on university campuses that reopen in the autumn.

# further-education - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

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Poll: Would you sign up to further education, money no object?

If you returned to third-level, what advice would you share with others considering that change?

# further-education - Monday 9 January, 2017

6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind

Artificial intelligence? Let’s just say robot butlers are closer than you think.

# further-education - Sunday 18 September, 2016

'The Cinderella sector' of Irish education needs extra funding just as badly as our top universities

“Even in high-tech companies you need non-graduate staff to fill a lot of roles within the company.”

# further-education - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Balancing work, study and a life - top tips to make it work

If you decide to return to college for further education, you had better get your ducks in a row, advises Eoghan McDermott.

# further-education - Monday 22 August, 2016

CAO 2016: Where are all the applicants coming from?

There are over 80,000 people waiting to hear if they’ve landed their favoured college spot.

You can find all of the Round One CAO points right here

Do you have what you need for your preferred course?

# further-education - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

7 tips to achieve your dream promotion

You have to lay the groundwork early on…

# further-education - Thursday 21 April, 2016

7 ways Ireland punches above its weight

Ah, we’re a grand country all the same.

# further-education - Thursday 10 September, 2015

'I sat my Junior Cert aged 71, but would be in the Dáil if given a chance earlier in life'

Pamela Noonan sat her Junior Cert at age 71, having left school when she was just 11.

# further-education - Monday 24 November, 2014

Half of parents don't know how to advise their children on further education

A new survey has also found that the majority want them to progress to higher education.

# further-education - Sunday 20 April, 2014

TUI: Wide variations in availability of Post Leaving Certificate courses needs to be addressed

The TUI found that while Cavan has one place for every 58 people, Offaly has one for every 1096.

# further-education - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Fee-paying students more likely to go straight to college

The research from the Department of Eduction says that more students from fee-paying secondary schools progress directly to higher education.

# further-education - Monday 19 September, 2011

Children's Ombudsman wants law change over SNA crisis

Dozens of parents contacted Children’s Ombudsman Emily Logan with complaints about SNA allocations for their children – but under current law, Logan is not able to deal with them.

# further-education - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Quinn insists: I don't want to bring back third-level fees

Quinn insists: I don't want to bring back third-level fees

The Minister for Education wants to minimise the burdens to third level – but warns that Ireland has “lost its cheque book”.

# further-education - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

Sharp rise in people applying to PLC courses

More places on further education courses are needed to keep young people from signing on, warns the Teachers’ Union of Ireland.