Education Matters

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Ireland’s Yearbook of Education

Short film featuring Traveller/Mincéir women’s connection to their hair

General | Tune in to a very special short film from the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, featuring Traveller/Mincéir women speaking of their connection to their hair.

Spookiest ever Samhain agus Science Festival announced by DIAS

Early Childhood, Higher Education, Primary, Second Level | The annual Samhain agus Science festival organised by The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) will take place from Monday, 26 October to Wednesday, 4 November.

Road to recovery from COVID-19 will be addressed in five Research Projects

Higher Education, Research | Five ADAPT research projects will address the road to recovery from COVID-19 and explore some of the secondary effects of the pandemic on society.

GMIT will host online coding activities as part of DOJOMÓR 2020

Higher Education, Primary, Second Level | GMIT will partner with colleges nationwide to host exciting online coding activities for 7-17 year-olds, as part of DojoMór2020.

A Tale of Two Economies

General, Research | Irish economic experience in lockdown tells a tale of two economies – large declines alongside robust growth.

Institute of Technology Carlow marks with gratitude a 50-year milestone

FET, Higher Education | This autumn, Institute of Technology Carlow reflects with gratitude as it marks a 50-year milestone since it first offered higher education programmes to learners across the southeast.

Massive Distributed Teaching & Learning

FET, Higher Education | Where Technology and Massive Distributed Teaching and Learning can be implemented, the efficiencies are unmatchable.

Exhibition: A Celebration of Traveller/Mincéir Girls

General, Higher Education, Second Level | Artist Breda Mayock and photographer Orla Sloyan worked with Traveller/Mincéir girls to create personal portraits for this exhibition.

Toolkit for Consent Education produced by NUI Galway

FET, Higher Education, Research | The comprehensive Toolkit for Consent Education is to be implemented across 22 Higher Education Institutions.

Educate Together National School moves to ultramodern new premises

Primary | Staff and pupils of Grace Park Educate Together National School have moved into their new school building at the DCU All Hallows Campus, Drumcondra, Dublin 9.

Wild Atlantic Exhibition at Galway City Museum

Primary, Second Level | Sea Science – The Wild Atlantic Exhibition at Galway City Museum receives consistently positive reviews from visitors on Tripadvisor.

The Adult Learner Journal 2020 is launched

FET | The Adult Learner, published by AONTAS, engages with issues across the spectrum of adult learning in Ireland and on an international level.

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.

Haruki Murakami