Life Long Learning
There is no end to education.
The Springboard+ upskilling initiative in higher education offers free and subsidised courses at certificate, degree and masters level leading to qualifications in areas where there are employment opportunities in the economy.
Skillnet Learning Networks focus their activities specifically in areas where skills deficits have been highlighted by enterprise and that offer the best career progression opportunities for learners. If you are an employee, training provided through Skillnet Ireland will provide you with the opportunity to reskill and progress in your career.
Further Education and Training or FET, offers a wide variety of life-long education options to anyone over 16. FET includes apprenticeships, traineeships, Post Leaving Cert (PLC) courses, community and adult education as well as core literacy and numeracy services. FET courses are provided at levels one to six on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
The Education Panel is an important resource of experienced designers and craftspeople who are passionate about their practice and committed to sharing their expertise with others and the education panel deliver educational projects for people of all ages and abilities.
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What is life long learning?
All you need is imagination!
Life Long Learning in Later Life
The Benefits of Life Long Learning
How do I get Started?
Coursera collaborate with 200 leading universities and companies and you can start streaming on-demand video lectures today from top instructors in subjects like such as business, computer science, data science, language learning and more.
Dash is a fun and free online course that teaches you the basics of web development through projects you can do in your browser.
General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, providing training in today’s most in-demand skills.
Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes for creative and curious people, on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more
Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to a video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.
Learn 100% online with world class universities and industry experts. Develop hobbies, new skills and career-changing expertise with FutureLearn flexible courses.
UDEMY is a global marketplace for learning and instruction and connects students all over the world to the instructors.
Talent is universal but opportunities are not. With access to online education, resources and instruction anyone, anywhere can gain skills.
“Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Special schools at 100% capacity
Junior and senior infants, 1st and 2nd class to return to school
Final year Leaving Certificate classes to return to school
Resumption of the ECCE programme and return to school of ECCE-age children
3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class return to school at primary level
5th year post-primary students to return to school
Early learning and care, and school-age childcare services to reopen
1st to 4th years post-primary return to school
Extended to 30June 2021
Pandemic Unemployment Payment
Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme
COVID-19 Enhanced Illness Benefit
Covid Restrictions Support Scheme
Suspension of redundancy provisions
Commercial rates waiver