Best Colleges: Reskilling in a changed Ireland

Blended learning courses are creating new opportunities.

12th May, 2012
At the launch of the adult and continuing education part-time programme series (from left): Michael Kavanagh, Nuala McGuinn and Nollaig MacCongáil.

Postgraduate courses and continual learning programmes take on new significance in a recession.

The jobless look to retrain and companies are more considered about what they want for their employees. At NUI Galway, the impact of the downturn, coupled with the relentless pace of technology that creates a continual demand for new job skills, means there is more interest than ever in its courses.

Nuala McGuinn, acting director of adult and continuing education, identified three...

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