Train with CNM for a new career in nutrition

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Retraining as a naturopathic nutritional therapist can open the door to a rewarding career helping yourself and others to better health. You can study for the diploma course in naturopathic nutrition part-time at the College of Naturopathic Medicine (CNM) in Galway, Dublin, or Cork, and also online.

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Give the gift of a language this Christmas

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Why not give the gift of a language this Christmas? Conradh na Gaeilge is running a special offer on all Irish language course vouchers until the end of December. For just €130 you can purchase a voucher for a 10 week Irish language course.

This special offer will not be around forever so grab it while you can. There will be four different levels available on this course with a choice between Tuesday and Wednesday evening. The teachers have several years of experience facilitating classes to enable learners to develop what they hear, read, and speak in the language. Learners will be amazed at how quickly their confidence develops; understanding and speaking Irish in the relaxed environment of classes where the emphasis is on conversational Irish and words and phrases that are in everyday use. Classes commence January 21 and 22.

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FCL mathematics booking now for January

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

Children who are good at maths at the age of nine (third class) are more likely to be more confident going into secondary school. This is the finding of research (Growing Up in Ireland) from the ESRI. Having good maths skills in third class is a critical factor in helping with the transition to secondary level. One of the key findings was that students who disliked maths at primary level were also more likely to find maths difficult after the transition to second level. It is evident that fostering foundational skills in maths at primary level was crucial to a later positive engagement with the subject.

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GRETB apprentice represents Ireland at the World Skills Competition

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

The National Skills Competition was held in the RDS in Dublin in March of this year as part of the Ireland Skills live event. This was a showcase of more than 20 varied skills in a competitive setting, the winners in each event having the opportunity to represent Ireland at the World Skills Olympics in Russia.

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Calasanctius College marks World Philosophy Day

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

World Philosophy Day was introduced in 2002 by the UN. Since then, it has taken place on the third Thursday of November annually. The initiative allows for reflection on societal issues. According to UNESCO, by celebrating World Philosophy Day each year, we underline the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought, for each culture and for each individual.

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How to learn from experience

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Have you often wondered how one person is able to learn from experience while another is not?

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How to cope with maths anxiety

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

A common problem for school-going children is getting to grips with mathematics. If students start to feel they are falling behind it is not too long before this can turn into a snowballing problem that becomes maths anxiety.

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How to manage stress

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

What is stress?

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Train with CNM for a new career in nutrition

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Retraining as a naturopathic nutritional therapist can open the door to a rewarding career helping yourself and others to better health.

You can study for the diploma course in naturopathic nutrition part-time at CNM (College of Naturopathic Medicine) in Galway, Dublin, or Cork, and online.

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GRETB apprenticeship awards ceremony

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Last Friday, 30 apprentices received their QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft, bringing the number to 95 apprentices who graduated fully in 2019 from Galway and Roscommon.

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Applying to the CAO

Thu, Nov 07, 2019

For Leaving Certificate students all over the country CAO season is now under way with the opening of the online application facility on November 5.

While many students will know exactly what they want to do at this stage and it will just be a matter of filling out their application form, others thy are still unsure. In fact every year students struggle with trying to figure out what the next step is for them after they finish school. There are so many different options available to students now, and the main thing is not to panic, take your time and do your research.

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‘I was so excited my dream course existed’

Thu, Nov 07, 2019

CNM is a pillar for natural heath therapies where like-minded people can work together to change the worldwide approach to health problems. I think it is a great place.

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NUI Galway open day to showcase postgraduate programmes

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

NUI Galway will hold its annual postgraduate open day next Tuesday from 12 noon to 3pm in the Bailey Allen Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn. This open day is an opportunity for professionals, graduates, and current undergraduates who are focusing on their future, with the aim of upgrading their qualification, broadening their skills set, increasing their specialist knowledge, and ultimately improving their job prospects and earning power.

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GRETB to offer sports, recreation and exercise course in Oranmore

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

A new sports, recreation, and exercise course will start in Oranmore in November. This fulltime QQI Level 5 programme provided by the GRETB Training Centre is a broad course that will enable students to assist in the running of a sports and leisure facility. The course is completed over a period of 46 weeks. Initially students spend time learning in the classroom, with the final 14 weeks working full time and part time in the industry.

Various modules are completed during the course, these include:

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Keep updated with payroll and bookkeeping courses

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

GPA Solutions is offering a range of one day and QQI Level 5 business awards catering for those wishing to advance their business skills, or who simply wish to gain an introduction to payroll or computerised accounts.

This November two courses are taking place in the Galway Technology Centre — a one-day course in Thesaurus Payroll, and a QQI accredited manual and computerised bookkeeping award (QuickBooks).

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NUI Galway academic receives Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

Professor Timothy O'Brien, Dean of the College of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences at NUI Galway and consultant endocrinologist at Galway University Hospitals, has received the Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award. The award was established by the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees in 1981 to acknowledge and show appreciation for exceptional contributions of Mayo Clinic alumni to the field of medicine.

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ICPPD offers a professional diploma in expressive arts

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

ICPPD is offering a one year professional diploma in expressive arts, described as ‘unique and pioneering in Ireland’. This programme delivered over 10 days is for professionals, or others interested in using creative processes to support expression with clients they are working with.

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BA (hons) in business, social enterprise, leadership, and management available in Tuam and Galway

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

EQUAL Ireland will commence delivery of its part time, one year, BA (hons) in business social enterprise, leadership, and management this November in Galway and Tuam. The programme is delivered through a combination of online study and twice-monthly Saturday workshops.

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GRETB Training Centre offers beauty therapist traineeship in Tuam

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

A new beauty therapist traineeship will start in Tuam in November.

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Open day at St Nicholas’ Parochial School

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

St Nicholas' Parochial School will hold an open day on Thursday October 24 from 9.30am to 2pm. There will be an opportunity to take a tour of the school, meet the teachers, and have a cup of tea and a chat.

St Nicholas’ Parochial Primary School is a co-educational, multi-denominational, child-centred school with a long tradition of serving the young people of Galway. It is centrally located in Woodquay (beside the Town Hall Theatre) and due to the central location of this primary school, the pupils have the opportunity to attend many different educational events held in the Town Hall Theatre, local bookshops, the Black Box Theatre, Galway City Museum, the library, and many other interesting locations. There is an excellent afterschool facility in the school.

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