Further Education & Training

Evolution in Further Education & Training Sector

There is a strong association between a person’s education/training history and their employment outcomes, participation in lifelong learning, levels of civic engagement and quality of life and individual well-being.

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Principals’ negotiating skills sorely tested

For Principals and Guidance Counsellors working in Second Level Schools or Colleges of Further Education, the past six months have been the most traumatic and unsettling of their professional lives, due to the changes to teacher allocations in schools announced in the...

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How to re-skill the long-term unemployed

The sight of grown men crying on our television screens as they wait in line to enter job fairs, or opportunity events for employment abroad, is both heart breaking and enraging that we as a society have failed so many in our midst. Many of the 60 per cent who are now...

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