- Exchange House is now accepting nominations for the National Educational Achievement Award. The closing date for receipt of nominations is Friday 7th October 2011. If you would like to nominate someone for an award, please go to: www.exchangehouse.ie.
- JobBridge is a new National Internship Scheme that will provide work experience placements for interns for a 6 or 9 month period.The aim of this scheme is to assist in breaking the cycle where jobseekers are unable to get a job without experience. Visit www.jobbridge.ie for more information.
- Pavee Point Travellers Centre have published an interesting report entitled “The Use of Benzodiazepines within the Traveller community: An overview of the extent of the problem with recommended actions for change“. Click here to download.
- The Third Annual Traveller Pride Awards will take place in December in Dublin. The awards are judged in seven separate categories, from which one will be chosen to receive the overall Traveller Pride Award for 2011. Visit www.itmtrav.ie for more information
- The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn T.D., has announced that a new further education and training authority called SOLAS (Seirbhísí Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Scileanna) is to be established… visit www.education.ie for more information.