Special Needs Assistant one week intensive study allows for compressed learning covering the equivalent course content of a standard 12 week course, with face-to-face peer discussion, networking and completion in a much shorter concentrated time-frame. On completion of the one week...

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Barnardos recently hosted a free seminar for parents and people working with children, on how to support a child’s mental, emotional and social development.  In addition to Child Development specialists and Barnardos staff the event was joined by David Carey, Child Psychologist and commentator on...

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Our full-time beauty students together with their dedicated tutor have been successfully running a tranquil pop –up beauty salon at Portobello Institute over the last number of weeks. Today, we popped in to a soothing retreat to see how they were getting on and to gain a little insight into life...

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Our full-time beauty students together with their dedicated tutor Fiona have been successfully running their tranquil pop –up beauty salon at Portobello Institute over the last number of weeks. We popped in last week to see their great work and this week are delighted to share some lovely...

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              Here at Portobello Institute, we place great emphasis on both practical and employable skills, which can often be difficult to teach in the classroom! For our Sports Therapy graduates, working as a therapist in a clinical setting requires deep appreciation of professional...

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        The basis of the QQI level 5 course is to educate learners with the fundamental knowledge, skills and competence to work effectively in a special needs setting. On completion of the course learners will ultimately understand the role and responsibilities of a special needs...

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We are absolutely delighted to share this piece on Daffodil Day, and in full support of the significant research being done by one of academic team at Portobello Institute, sports tutor, Mairéad Cantwell. Mairéad comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience. She is a clinical exercise...

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        Portobello Institute is committed to helping students at every stage of their career and this promise will continue throughout 2018. Further study can contribute greatly to overall career development and by improving and increasing your skillset also means increasing employability....

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Celebrating International Women’s Day today, it is important for us to acknowledge our inspirational leaders, with Portobello Institute being built on the shoulders on some exceptional women.  The college was founded in 1981 as Portobello School by Delia Lyons with just few childcare students in...

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Here at Portobello Institute, we place great emphasis on the importance of employable skills to our degree students so we were delighted to have past student, owner and founder of Dunboyne Sports Inquiry Clinic, Cathal Brady into meet with and chat to our final year sports therapy and sports...

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        Damien’s profession had a focus on various aspects of carpentry work ranging from joinery through to working in large building sites and in 2009 he moved into his current position as maintenance and caretaker at a major facility in Dublin. The variety of work Damien has been exposed...

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        It was a busy few days for our Fashion student in London when they recently attended the PURE exhibition, a key date in the calendar for anyone working in the fashion industry.  Our full time Fashion Buying and Merchandising students spent the few days at the exhibition viewing all...

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