Training


Further Education – Online or in-class?

Recently, the world has had a chance to experience online learning at its best. For the first time in history, if you wanted to take part in further education, your only option was to learn online. We’ve learned the pros and the cons, and we can now truly weigh up its benefits compared to the […]

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August Tech Events

There’s always something going on in the world of tech, and as always, we advise all budding coders to get out there and network. Here’s a choice of some August tech events. Designing AI-powered IoT Products August 9, London One of the most eagerly anticipated trends in the industry is the Internet of Things (IoT). […]

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Online versus Classroom Learning

Education is rapidly evolving. Disruptive technologies are now allowing people to learn more productively online. People are no longer required to tip along at the pace of a traditional teacher in the confines of a classroom. Online learning allows the learner to excel at a pace that is better suited to them. The benefits of […]

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Code Institute partners with Zartis to upskill refugees

Code Institute has partnered with Zartis to help up-skill Irish-based refugees in Ireland’s tech sector. The initiative, called Level Up, provides 10 highly motivated asylum seekers and refugees with access to Code Institute’s online software development course. Code Institute will offer €40,000-worth of online training to eligible candidates. Zartis will source and screen candidates for […]

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Tips for Interview success – don't clown around, be prepared

This interview day has come. You might be sweating it. However, if you’ve done your homework, you shouldn’t have much to worry about. The old adage stands true. Failing to prepare is preparing to fail. For interview success you must be prepared. Here’s a quick guide on some of the things you should cover before […]

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6 Negative Habits To Kick In 2018

New Year: New You  2018 is a new year; why not make it a year to focus on improving yourself? Every new year provides you with the opportunity to start afresh and kick any bad habits that you had in the previous year. Instead of thinking negatively about January blues and reminiscing fondly about your […]

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Investing in Education – why it’s never a waste

A false economy, essentially, is making short-term savings that will cost you more money in the long run. When you first look into false economies and learn how to spot examples, it’s like looking at the world through x-ray glasses. You’ll see it everywhere: buying cheap batteries instead of rechargeable ones, paying for multiple car […]

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Technical Training – Why it’s easier than you think

Technical skills, like software development and website building, can seem daunting, but you already have many of the skills you need to get started… Here’s a controversial opinion: Anyone can learn technical skills. We’ll go one further: Anyone can learn enough technical skills to get an entry-level IT job. To many who lack those skills […]

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Open Sourcing: 5 Reasons Why Recruiters Need to Talk Tech

For years it was thought the recruitment industry would be replaced by job boards, in-house hiring, social hiring like LinkedIn or newer content-focused employment sites like Jobbio. While these innovations have filtered some candidates – the industry continues to thrive and is worth around €1.7bn per year in Ireland alone. In fact, recruiters now make up a […]

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Partnering to Bridge the Global Skills Gap

In the early 1980s, education began to evolve to address the need for “21st Century skills.” This education transformation was a reaction to the growing demand for computer programming and ICT competencies. Education has since struggled to keep pace with technology’s rapid advancement, creating a chronic ICT Skills Gap and a need for a new method of producing practically skilled tech professionals. “To […]

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