Our guest blogger this month is Daniel Sherwin of Dad Solo. Daniel has been a single Dad to his daughter (9) and son (6) for 3 years now. He blogs about his journey and you can find top tips and tricks on his blog which are relevant to any parent, guardian or educator of children.Continue reading “Stresses of the Season: Getting Your Mornings Under Control”
Kilroy’s College currently delivers six different distance learning Psychology courses and our Adult Psychology diploma course is one of our most popular programmes. It has been taken by hundreds of students over the years for a myriad of different reasons. Some of our graduates have enjoyed the course so much that they have gone on to study further in order to work in this domain and others have used the knowledge gained from our course to empower themselves and take a personal journey of self-exploration.
One of our past Adult Psychology students, Michelle Hadad, has done something very different with the insights that she has gained from the programme. Continue reading “Adult Psychology Student On Course For Success”
January brings the start of a New Year and for many of us with young families it can be a challenging month. Getting the kids back into a creche or school routine can be hard after a relaxing Christmas break and it can be a real struggle for some of us to find a decent work/life balance whilst managing a family and working inside or outside of the home.
We asked Daniel Sherwin, founder of DadSolo.com for some tips and tricks on how to make time for yourself and stay balanced at this busy time of the year. If (like me) you are thinking of a new hobby, starting a new course or exercise regime – Daniel has some sage words of advice for us all! Continue reading “3 Tips for Single Parenthood”
This Cyber Monday & in the run up to the festive season many of us will be getting ready to buy online.
We would never leave our home without locking the front door to keep our valuables safe. So why would we not protect our personal data and be mindful of its value when we are browsing and shopping online?
Cyber security global leader Kaspersky Lab has put together a short video called “The Data Dollar Store” that reveals the lack of value that some shoppers put on their personal data. It is a thought-provoking piece that will hopefully make us all stop and think before giving our personal data away for free the next time that we go online. Continue reading “8 Steps To Secure Shopping Online”
Did you know that sixty percent of jobs that will exist by 2030 are unknown?
Education in 2018 is about facilitating the student to become a lifelong learner. Knowing how to learn to adapt to the challenges of new technology and having agility to adapt are becoming key attributes in education as we move towards an inflection point in technology with the rapid advancement of AI and robotics. Continue reading “5 Key Skills for Learners in 2018”
Studying at Third Level in Ireland & the EU Explained
We currently have students from eleven countries currently working towards sitting the Irish Leaving Certificate State Examinations in 2018 and 2019. They are doing this by studying Leaving Certificate distance learning courses at the College. Some are hoping to move to Ireland, in order to study a third level degree at university and others are planning to move to another EU destination like Germany, Denmark or the Netherlands, with a view to entering third level education there. Continue reading “The Irish Leaving Certificate – A Route to Third Level Education in the EU”
Kilroy’s College has just launched a haunted home study Halloween offer and to mark the occasion we have out together a short guide of some of the most haunted places in Ireland. Prepared to be scared! Very scared….
7 Most Haunted Homes In Ireland
Ireland’s Leap Castle is widely regarded as the most haunted castle in the world! Many thousands of ghost hunters travel to the castle each year, attracted by the haunting tales that surround it. Continue reading “Haunted Home Study Halloween Offer”
Now is the best time to get into a proper study routine, particularly if you are working towards the 2018 Leaving Certificate examinations. Here are a few tips from our Student Services team to help Leaving Certificate students to get into a good study routine and ensure that they all get the most benefit from their precious study time.
1. Take proper breaks
Sometimes less really is more. If you’ve ever felt like you are zoning out in the middle of a study session, it could be because you are simply studying for too long at a time! Continue reading “6 Tips For Leaving Certificate Students To Help You Study Better”
Redundancy can mean new, exciting opportunities, including the opportunity to retrain for a new career. You might find that losing your job opens the door to a new career.
Adding to your existing skills or gaining qualifications in a new area are good ways of boosting your chances of getting another job. They can also give your confidence a well-needed boost at this time.
You will find lots of retraining choices open to you when you’ve been made redundant, from apprenticeships and internships to part-time, full-time or distance study courses at college or university. Continue reading “Training Grants Following Redundancies”
We have had many students studying our home study Irish leaving certificate course based all over the world. Some are working towards sitting Irish at the Leaving Certificate State Examinations in Ireland and others are doing it just for fun, or to make a connection with their Irish ancestry.
Did you know?
In Ontario, Canada there is an official Gaeltacht settlement in Tamworth, 30 miles north of Napanee. Many Irish immigrants who fled the Great Famine in the mid 19th century settled here, so there is a big historical connection with Ireland already in the town. Continue reading “Canadian Gaeilgeoirí”