The early year’s sector in Ireland employs over 20,000 people who work directly with children, with services typically having multiple staff with varying levels of qualification.  Early Childhood education in Ireland covers the period from birth to 6 years which supports the...

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        Over recent years, the field of nutrition has ultimately grown in importance, with a substantial rise in career related opportunities.  The role of a sports nutritionist is ultimately to teach and advise, so an individual can make the right life-long choices. With teaching comes...

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Special Needs Assistants are recruited in an educational setting in a capacity to assist in the care of pupils with additional needs in a non-teaching nature. Ultimately, it is a care and support role, working under the full guidance and supervision of the class teacher. Special needs assistants...

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Where do you start when you finish a course? Armed with all the information and skills you need to start a new career, yet no contacts or experience in your chosen field, it can be a daunting time for students to make that all important transition from classroom to career. After completing her...

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      Some excellent announcements today where 80 schools across the country have been chosen to start the roll-out of physical education as a Leaving Cert subject. This would essentially mean students will start the PE curriculum in September, before sitting the exam in 2020.The subject will...

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        A career in fashion is full of creativity and is exciting, competitive and fast-paced. Alongside relevant study an internship in fashion is a great way to kick-start your inspiring career and to ultimately become more competitive upon completion of your studies. Internships foster...

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CME, a faculty of Portobello Institute are delighted to exhibit at the upcoming FM Ireland Expo in the RDS, 6th & 7th March.  FM Ireland is key date in the diary for those working in a Facilities or Operations role.  As leading educators in Facilities Management and Energy Management, FM...

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We caught up with Early Years Practitioner Jacinta Murphy who completed her BA (hons) degree in Early Childhood Studies with Portobello Institute What made you choose to complete your degree with Portobello Institute? I considered a lot of the other degrees and spoke to people who had...

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The Centre for Modern Environment (CME), a faculty of the renowned Portobello Institute, offers a range of courses across the natural and built environment sectors. Facilities Management is a fast-growing sector in Ireland and CME design their programmes to meet the needs of this rising sector....

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Following in the path of past successful round table discussions, CME are set to host another round table with FM professionals on 20th February, focusing on Networking, Marketing and Education within the Facilities Management sector.  These round table discussions are a great platform, not only...

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      The qualification landscape has continued to shift over the last number of years where academic routes taken by young people progressing onto third level education has been more diverse. While the CAO can sometimes take centre stage at third level discussions it is important to be...

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        Do you love keeping on top of the latest fashion and industry news? Does the idea of fashion and retail excite you, the thought of sourcing a selection of clothes, while being fully attentive to trends? With continued and exciting fashion buying and merchandising career...

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