Institute of Guidance Counsellors
How much can you learn about a college from a virtual tour?
- November 3, 2020, 05:00
Open days have always been a feature of choosing a course, but the threat of Covid-19 has effectively closed campuses to visitors, with third levels m(...)
College September 2021: What will student life be like?
- November 3, 2020, 04:00
What will college be like in 2021? The class of 2021 – who may or may not sit the traditional Leaving Cert exam next June – are, along with the rest o(...)
Higher Options: Prepare in advance and use your time wisely
- November 1, 2020, 01:00
The Higher Options conference is the starting point for many students as they begin to plan the next phase of their educational journey. It brings to(...)
Is it a good idea for my daughter to study physiotherapy abroad?
- September 29, 2020, 00:00
My daughter would love to study physiotherapy but feels the high points requirements will be beyond her. She says there are options in European univer(...)
CAO helpdesk: Taking all the advice and guidance into account
- September 7, 2020, 00:00
Questions relating to exam results and CAO points allocations usually feature prominently among those addressed by guidance counsellors manning The Ir(...)
Survey reveals high levels of anxiety among secondary students over return to school
- July 22, 2020, 15:20
Many secondary school students feel worried that they have lost out due to distance learning and fear falling further behind in the coming academic ye(...)
Leaving Cert parents: Forget about points and keep focus on daily tasks
- April 1, 2020, 06:01
“Forget about points, don’t waste energy fretting about future events and focus on the tasks your teachers set you each week and day.” This advice to(...)
The Irish Times Women's Podcast - Ep 469 The shocking gender disparity on Irish radio / Conductor Marin Alsop