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# upskilling - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Scheme offering employers €3,000 to take on apprentices extended into next year

Minister Simon Harris is due to announce 10,000 places for upskilling today.

# upskilling - 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.

# upskilling - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Why your company should invest in your education (and how to get them to do it)

Careers expert Eoghan McDermott gives you a checklist of preparation before asking your company to support further study.

# upskilling - Sunday 21 August, 2016

How to pick the right postgrad course for YOU

Further education can be a worthwhile commitment – but take careers expert Eoghan McDermott’s tips on making the right choice.

# upskilling - Sunday 14 August, 2016

What can a postgrad or masters do for me? Quite a lot, actually

Careers expert Eoghan McDermott assesses the impact of going back to college on your job prospects, pay and satisfaction levels.

# upskilling - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Here's how learning to cook has helped people move out of homelessness

Cork Simon Community has just begun its latest culinary operations course in Cork.

# upskilling - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge This article will show you a brilliant skill you never knew you had Need For Speed

This article will show you a brilliant skill you never knew you had

It was inside you the whole time, padawan.

# upskilling - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Taoiseach's office spent €50k on courses for staff last year

Figures released by the department show that 269 staff were sent for additional training by the department in the 2012/2013 academic year.

# upskilling - Friday 21 June, 2013

Government announces 6,000 extra third-level places for the unemployed

Springboard initiative has already helped 10,000 people in declining industries get into further education.

# upskilling - Thursday 23 May, 2013

The technology sector is open for business, but there's a shortage of suitable candidates

A survey of 38 major tech companies estimates there’s 4,500 job vacancies in the ICT sector, but there is a major skills shortage.

# upskilling - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

MEPs approve €5.4m funding to retrain TalkTalk workers

The European Parliament has approved an application from Ireland for funds to retrain the call centre staff sacked last year.

# upskilling - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Column: We should be giving jobless people the money we’re wasting

The funds we’re currently spending on make-work training programmes should be handed directly to unemployed people, writes Aaron McKenna.

# upskilling - Friday 17 February, 2012

Application for EU retraining fund for TalkTalk workers almost finalised

It will be submitted by the end of this month.

# upskilling - Monday 17 October, 2011

Ex-TalkTalk workers to begin upskilling programme

Skillnets has announced a €250,000 investment for the provision of training to former TalkTalk employees in Waterford.