The big news this week is that we have 10 paid work placement opportunities available in the AHEAD WAM Programme with Abbott Ireland and ESB. More info available here:


Higher & Further Education News & Views

Getting it all down to a science

Splurging public money – VEC probe justified


Disability Headlines

Now brave Joanne to take on the world at UN event

Free cooking workshops for people with arthritis

Disability rights protesters bring Trafalgar Square traffic to a standstill

Autistic pupils failed by the system, say families

Louis Theroux – Extreme Love Documentary


General Education Stories

We’re not allowing for harsh realities

Heads down for the Junior Cert

Parents’ wishes count on denominational schools

Students set sights on big profits as cure for hoof rot grows legs

Will teachers be offered backhanders if they have to test pupils?

Minister backs graphic novel promoting emotional intelligence in teens


Mental Health in the Media

When conflicts of interest arise in medicine

Bitter pills to swallow

Kicking the stigma out of mental health


Employment Features

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Apple to create 500 jobs in Cork