Thank you for all your recent entries to our Irish language competition. We had a great response to this challenge and the lucky winner was notified by email at the end of last month! Philippa Baker (London) is the happy recipient of a €250 gift voucher. Philippa is completing our home study Irish leaving certificate course at the moment and is working towards sitting the leaving certificate in 2019 as an external candidate.
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?
Black Friday originated in the USA and is the biggest shopping event of the year. It now takes place on a global scale. We will be offering the best deals and fantastic home study course fee reductions all week to kick-start the festive season.
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”
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….
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.
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.
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”
We have been delivering the Leaving Certificate by distance learning for over thirty years at Kilroy’s College. During this period we have had hundreds of students, of all ages and abilities, take from one to seven subjects with the College over the years. One of our recent Leaving Certificate students, Carmela, who took six subjects with us and attained oneA1, two A2s, two B1s and one B2 has shared her success story with us. Read on to find out she accomplished this. Continue reading “Leaving Certificate Courses By Distance Learning”