Brian Mooney

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Would you start a marathon on a whim? Selecting a college course requires the same level of planning and commitment.  Photograph: iStockphoto

What should you study at college? Securing a degree at the end of three or four years of study is a major achievement, but you’ll only manage it if y(...)

Ifyou dropped from higher- to ordinary-level maths recently, you may have forgotten that a grade H4 at higher level is a minimum requirement for some choices.

As soon as your exams are out of the way and before you head off with your friends to celebrate the end of your school days, it’ll be time to review y(...)

While they may be titled differently, all business qualifications deliver a wide range of courses common to all institutions.

A qualification in business is a great investment in your future career and there is a huge selection of courses to choose from. A total of 8,416 –(...)

School principals are often left holding the ultimate responsibility for its implementation. Photograph: iStock

I’m principal of a secondary school and feel frustrated over changes to the timing of the Leaving Cert and CAO offers. The longer exam period and earl(...)

It’s been left to British politicians and the British media to inform us about Facebook’s involvement in election manipulation. Oliver Callan asks why(...)

For many, the option of undertaking a postgraduate programme, which will add to and complement their existing skills, is one they need to consider.

Undertaking a postgraduate programme is one way in which today’s graduates are future-proofing for a constantly evolving jobs market. Undergraduates (...)

The challenge to third level institutions in making the case for postgraduate studies has become progressively more difficult as the economy improved in recent  years.

Graduates in Ireland considering their career options are doing so in an economy which saw a 1.5 per cent or 35,300 increase to 2,410,100 in the labou(...)

Competition has increased, so many graduates go on to  enhance their skill set. Photograph: iStock

How to differentiate between what’s on offer and, more particularly, how to ensure your course has credibility in the labour market, is a major challe(...)

Choosing to convert disciplines prior to seeking to enter the labour market is a perfectly rational decision.

As a Guidance Counsellor, I would always advise aspiring undergraduate students to study what they are passionate about. Nothing gets you successfully(...)

CAO deadlines: most applicants can change their minds until July 1st. Photograph: iStock/Getty

I’m in a panic because my daugher keeps changing her mind about her CAO course options. I read somewhere that the deadline to apply for some of her co(...)

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