Cork students to enter Chinese competition #ETB

Cork students to enter Chinese competition #ETB

20 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork County Council, in conjunction with Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB), Nanjing Municipal Education Bureau, and Jiangsu Foreign Affairs Office are honoured to introduce the 2020 Méihuā Cup Chinese Learning Competition for Cork students. The competition, which is open to teams of students from Cork ETB […]

Apple making efforts to expand into education market

Apple making efforts to expand into education market

15 November 2019, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Minister McHugh tours Apple Cork campus and meets with volunteers involved in Apple Schools Project Minister also visits Terence MacSwiney Community College to observe the use of Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Create tools’     The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. today visited the recently […]

GOURMET EDUCATION: Kinsale’s first Kids Food Festival a resounding success #FailteIreland #TasteTheIsland #WestCork

GOURMET EDUCATION: Kinsale’s first Kids Food Festival a resounding success #FailteIreland #TasteTheIsland #WestCork

15 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Kinsale was awash with a new generation of foodies this past week as many of the town’s most celebrated restaurants opened up their kitchen doors and let local children in to cook! Part of the Taste the Island initiative and organised by The Kinsale Good Food Circle, the […]

Cork Institute of Technology featured at National Project Awards

Cork Institute of Technology featured at National Project Awards

15 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Winners of the 2019 National Project Awards include: Project Professional of the Year (sponsored by Aspira): Brian Cliffe — Cork Institute of Technology The expansion of Ireland’s state airports has been revealed as Ireland’s most influential project over the past 50 years at the Ireland Chapter of Project […]

HEALTH EDUCATION: 2-year University Diplomas for Paramedics

HEALTH EDUCATION: 2-year University Diplomas for Paramedics

15 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The College of Medicine and Health, UCC have awarded the first ‘Diploma in Paramedical Science’ to newly qualified National Ambulance Service (NAS) Paramedics. This Diploma represents the culmination of 2 years study and training with the Ambulance Service and University College Cork. The 41 successful candidates will now […]

What are Digital Badges or Micro Credentials? @SkillnetIreland is hosting #BadgeOfSuccess in UCC this week

What are Digital Badges or Micro Credentials? @SkillnetIreland is hosting #BadgeOfSuccess in UCC this week

13 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie As the world of work is changing, the way in which skills, expertise and achievements are being recognised and rewarded is evolving. Ireland’s first ever Digital Badge Symposium takes place in Cork this Thursday Leading businesses such as LinkedIn, Musgrave Retail Group and Velo Coffee will share their views on […]

Cork County Council and the Rubicon Centre launch Scale Cork Programme

Cork County Council and the Rubicon Centre launch Scale Cork Programme

4 November 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork County Council and the Rubicon Centre at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) have teamed up to provide Ireland’s first Scaling Programme for SMEs who are in the medtech, agritech and digital health sector. Scale Cork is a 9 month programme starting in January 2020, supported by Cork […]

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