STUDENT INFORMATION

 

Understanding The National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ)

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By Billy Ryle
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:53:44 PM


The European Union (EU) has been anxious for some time to synchronise educational and training qualifications throughout the member countries. The purpose is to promote mutual recognition of qualifications by member countries, which would facilitate ease of educational movement throughout the EU. The Copenhagen Declaration has resulted in greater alignment in vocational education and training while the Bologna Declaration has made further and higher education qualifications across Europe more compatible and comparable.


Understanding The National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ)

 



Transition to Third Level Challenges and Issues

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By Anne Marie Kealy
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:50:40 PM


As August draws near, excitement grows among the most recent Leaving Certificate class... results... points ...college and university offers. It is a potentially thrilling time! The prospect of living away from home... school uniform days over... new people to meet... places to go... a taste of independence... freedom ...and the beginning of a journey to qualification and a career. Life can be great!


Transition to Third Level Challenges and Issues

 



The Road To Adulthood - Challenges and Support

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By Dr. Ann Hill
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:49:12 PM


Throughout the years of adolescence the young person faces dramatic changes in their physical, emotional, intellectual and social circumstances. This is the time of preparation for adulthood. This is the time of preparation for adulthood. A time when the young person is beginning to separate from parents and family and establishing their own unique identity in the world. A number of Challenges and tasks face the young person including.


The Road To Adulthood - Challenges and Support

 



“The Mocks” are an ideal trial run for the real thing

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By Billy Ryle
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:47:01 PM


Regular and consistent study sets you up nicely for examinations. But from now on you must also give serious thought to your answering strategy. If you adopt a planned approach to answering questions you are likely to be more successful.   The "Mocks" or "Practice Examinations", which are now about three weeks away, are an ideal opportunity to work on your presentation, timing and answering techniques. They should also be used to establish that the quality of your knowledge is up to speed.


“The Mocks” are an ideal trial run for the real thing

 



Supporting Students With Mental Health Difficulties

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By Mary O Grady
Jul 2, 2010 - 5:45:19 PM


The Disability Support Service at UCC supports over 300 students with disabilities pursuing degree programmes at UCC at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Students registered with the service include those with vision impairment, deaf or hard of hearing, wheel chair users and those with mobility difficulties, students with specific learning disabilities, including dyslexia, students with mental health difficulties and students with significant ongoing illness.


Supporting Students With Mental Health Difficulties

 




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