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Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and leader of the Mary Robinson Climate Justice Foundation, was guest on UCC’s very first Plain Speaking Podcast, with interviewer Eoin Hahessy.
Candidate evaluation methods such as pre-employment assessment, skill testing and interviewing often work best when combined.
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By Aidan Moran
Research shows that, without the appropriate supports, exceptionally-able students can lose interest and become disengaged in their learning – leading to academic underachievement.
Dr Ruud Burke reflects on the challenges and frustrations of tutoring third-level students unprepared for university-level critical thinking.
Dr Áine Moran describes how a new school in Ireland uses the archetypal images of campfire, watering hole, cave and life to effect pedagogical change.
The WIT President’s Scholarship programme encourages and rewards inspiring young people who demonstrate a capacity to shape a better society.
Liam Horan of SliNuaCareers.com talks about selling yourself to people who already know you well.
Angela Dunne delivered the opening statement at an Oireachtas Committee meeting in September 2018.
Exercise is medicine according to Prof Niall Moyna, Head of Health and Human Performance at DCU. He highlights the alarming trends emerging from the analysis of results of the Schools’ Fitness Challenge.
Photo: Two ‘Most Improved’ winners in the 2018-2019 Fitness Challenge with athlete Thomas Barr and amateur boxer Mary Kate Slattery.
Sylvia Katete Gavigan explains why Education is vital for Girls in Uganda.
Do we believe that human diversity in all its many forms is enriching for us as a society and as individuals?