WHEN it comes to health and fitness, Ireland tends to follow trends which began in the USA and indoor studio cycling is certainly one of them!
FOUR West Cork primary schools took part in a creative competition recently organised by Anna Machura from the Park Cinema, The competition saw 108 pupils from St. Joseph’s Girls N.S. Clonakilty, Kilgarriffe N.S., Lisavaird N.S. and Timoleague N.S. prepare projects, stories, poems, collages, drawings, paintings on the theme of “The Power of Emotions”.
PCI College has announced a Scholarship competition to recognise those who give their time to the voluntary and charity sector. The Scholarship is open to full and part-time volunteers in Ireland, and the prize will cover full fees for the Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy course, beginning in February 2016.
TWO Transition Year Science students from Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí took their place among thousands of entrants at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition which was held in the RDS recently.
LOCAL Labour TD Michael McCarthy has secured vital funding from the Department of Education and Skills to repair a dangerous school wall.
AFTER a very busy and successful autumn period the club has seen many new and old face’s return to complete and start new projects, we had a fantastic time at the first National Digital Week in Skibbereen, and the coders met with some of the guest speakers including Microsoft’s Steve Howell, Laurence O’Rourke from the European Space agency and Dee Forbes from the Discovery Network.
CORK ETB adult education centres provide a wide range of educational opportunities. Those who attend the centres can be self-referrals or may have been referred by any one of a wide range of agencies that promote lifelong learning.
CHRISTMAS shoppers had the opportunity to purchase something a little different, when schools in the South Cork region showcased their mini-companies at the Cork Schools Business Runway trade fair which took place at Cork Airport last Thursday as part of the Schools Enterprise Awards. McEgan College in Macroom, Carrigaline Community College, Colaiste Muire in Crosshaven and Colaiste Choilm in Ballincollig were amongst the schools taking part with over five hundred Cork students participated
AS Skibbereen hosts Ireland’s first National Digital week a Kilcoe National School are at the forefront in promoting a culture of Digital learning and awareness in their school.
TWO hundred years ago a man called George Boole, now hailed as a forefather of the Computer era, was born. He became professor of Maths at UCC in the year The Model School was built and set about changing the way people thought about thinking. He believed that there was logic to everything and he led the way to the development of a logical computer language. In 2013 the “Digital