Spending 3 hours a day learning and exploring outdoors plays an instrumental role in a child's early years development, combating not only obesity but further developing their mind and senses.  This is the philosophy behind Montessori graduate Avril Gruffery's Outdoor Explorers pre-school.  Since...

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Going back to education can be a big decision to make, especially on the purse strings.  We have a great incentive to offer you in Early Years Care & Education this summer Enroll on Montessori (part 1) starting in 2014 and you will receive part 2 free of charge (worth €1,288) Part 1 &...

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Here at Portobello Institute we love to hear from past students after they graduate and find out how they are getting on.  Fashion graduate Niamh Jones completed our two year Fashion Buying & Merchandising course.  Throughout her time spent here she really stood out as an excellent student...

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Portobello Institute were delighted to be part of the recent Ultimate Weddings Live  exhibition at Puncherstown, Kildare.  The weekend event was jam packed with fashion shows showcasing the latest bridal trends, as well as 'An Audience with Franc', the man himself who turns every wedding into an...

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Our full time travel students were fortunate to be given a guest lecture by Vincent Butler this week.  Butler, who has a great passion for the capital city lectures on our Failte Ireland Tour Guiding courses. and was only too happy to pass on his insightful knowledge to our students. Vincent is a...

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If you are thinking of enrolling on a special needs course now is the perfect time as we are offering a brilliant Winter/Spring offer. Enrol onto our Special Needs Level 5 & Level 6 part-time courses and receive €100 euro off the total cost. As well as that you will receive a free distance...

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It was a busy day in the fashion studio last week as our Fashion Buying and Merchandising students held their fashion event the Pre-Loved Clothing Sale.  There were lots of bargains to he had on the day as well as the opportunity to pick up some funky statement jewellery from myshiningarmour and...

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When Montessori graduate Lorraine Duane enrolled on a Montessori course with Portobello Institute back in 2010 little did she know that it would lead to her having her own business “Wash & Learn”.  Having worked in the Travel sector for 13 years Lorraine decided it was time for a career...

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The first of our Explosive Athletes workshops took place last weekend and was a huge success. This one day workshop is aimed at coaches of all levels who train athletes to be effective and reach their full performance goals, Led by Tony O'Brien the workshop focused on three main modules of...

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  Shopping and wine, a girls two favourite things. Make sure to drop into Portobello Institute next Tuesday 28th April for a spot of shopping at the Pre-Loved Clothing Sale. Our Fashion Buying & Merchandising students have been busy in the studio putting together a collection of pre-owned...

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This is a definite date in the diary for those currently training or working in the beauty industry. The Irish Beauty Show ascends on the RDS this weekend with a exhibitors list to die for.  With over 300 brands exhibiting there is something for everyone.  Each year this show just gets better and...

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If you are currently finalising your CAO options- Consider our Higher Certificate in Arts in Montessori Education programme through the CAO  (see course PI201) The Higher Certificate in Arts in Montessori Education (HETAC Level 6) course prepares you for the task of helping children aged 3-6 and...

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