TUS named Ireland's first ADHD friendly University
Sarah McIntosh
Technological University of Shannon (TUS), has been certified by ADHD Ireland as a university that’s inclusive of neurodiversity, writes Sarah McIntosh
3 April 2024 Education
Agri Careers: training wait times are causing frustration
Learning is being disrupted for apprentices as 3,600 have been waiting longer than six months for their off-the-job training, writes Sarah McIntosh.
2 April 2024 Education
Systemic barriers experienced by autistic people
A new report launched by AsIAm highlights the systemic barriers experienced by autistic people accessing education and the workplace, writes Sarah McIntosh.
‘Earning as you learn’ as a farm apprentice
Speaking at the webinar, college principal John Mulhearn said that the two year apprenticeships are a “definite pathway that everyone should thoroughly examine”.
27 March 2024 News
What about the new vet school, Taoiseach?
With Simon Harris poised to be the next Taoiseach, it will be interesting to see what happens to the country’s new vet school which was under his remit as Minister for Higher Education.
27 March 2024 Dealer
Calls for upland farming module to form part of Green Cert
The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association vice president said that that "upland farmer education is crucial for promoting sustainable agriculture, and protecting our way of life.”
22 March 2024 News
Live webinar on land-based apprenticeships
This event is suitable for students, employers and guardians, who are considering a career in agriculture, horticulture and wider agriculture industry.
19 March 2024 News
Sheamie Garrihy opens Lidl Farm 2024
Toy Show Star Sheamie Garrihy has joined forces with the Lidl Farm for the 2024 school season, writes Grace Hanna.
15 March 2024 Living Life
Lidl launches 2024 farm experience for schoolchildren
Launching this year's "The Lidl Farm" is young farmer and The Late Late Toy Show star Sheamie Garrihy.
15 March 2024 News
XL Vets backs UL for new vet school
XL Vets has supported the proposal for a new veterinary degree programme at UL by signing a memorandum of understanding with the university.
13 March 2024 News
Agri Careers: ‘the Farm Walk and Talk will help us in the actual exam’
Tullamore Farm and Agri Aware hosted more than 300 students last week for a practical day of learning, writes Sarah McIntosh.
6 March 2024 Education
'Detailed discussions' continue into new vet school
Minister Simon Harris said this week that capacity for vet students must be increased in Ireland adding that he is working to achieve this "as soon as is possible".
6 March 2024 News