I am a serial Web Summit (WS) attendee. I first visited the WS in November 2014 in Dublin where I recorded a piece to camera about EdTech trends for 2015 – back then it was all about gamification and making learning a fun, enjoyable & most importantly – a user friendly experience for the student.
A lot has changed in 2 short years – education through distance learning (be it delivered online or by correspondence) is booming. The core attraction for many learners is the flexibility that it brings – you can literally study at any time, any place and any where. The 3 EdTech trends for 2017 bring this premise even further – beyond reality! Continue reading “EdTech Trends for Distance Learning in 2017”
The College currently offers fourteen different home study Leaving Certificate subjects at both higher and ordinary level: Accounting, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics, English, French, Geography, German, History, Irish, Mathematics, Physics, Spanish. More details on all of these subjects can be found here
Is the thought of sitting Irish in your Leaving Certificate stressing you out? Whatever your motivation for taking Irish – be it as an entry requirement for third level, or for a Masters in Primary Education, we have the solution to ease your pain.
Our blogger, Lisa Wright, also leads our in-house course development team in the College. Lisa has over ten years of experience in the course development domain and has worked with many experienced course authors, who are experts in their chosen fields. She is a life-long learner and has a BA in Russian and a Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law, London. She is currently studying an online course in Cyber Security.
Lisa Wright, Blogger and Course Development Manager
Did you know that Kilroy’s College is a third generation Irish business? Distance learning has come a very long way since Kilroy’s College was founded in 1932 by Paddy Joseph Kilroy – the grandfather of our current Director of Studies, Patrick Kilroy.
Paddy Joseph Kilroy was born in Athlone in 1908. He came from a family of eight siblings. Patrick left school at fourteen, as like many other people at that time, Continue reading “A History Lesson”
Louise now runs her own business, we asked her a few questions.
Why did you pick dog grooming?
I have loved dogs since I was a kid and always had an interest in learning about dog grooming. The course was a very economical way of learning about grooming and the business in my own time. It is also a much cheaper way of learning about all aspects of dog grooming than the more expensive one-to-one courses that are available elsewhere.