CMIT triple finalist in The Education Awards 2021 for a fourth year in a row

CMIT triple finalist in The Education Awards 2021 for the fourth year in a row For the fourth year in a row, CMIT is a triple finalist in The Education Awards 2021. The Education Awards recognise, encourage and celebrate excellence in the third level education sector on the island of Ireland from both State and […]

Top 10 Facts about eLearning and Distance Learning

A recent report by the UN confirmed that eLearning is as effective, or better, than Traditional Teaching! Check out these Top 10 Facts about eLearning and Distance Learning. Most countries offer accredited courses through tutor supported eLearning.  An improvement in education positively affects economic growth, both in terms of an increase in GDP and an increase […]

Childcare Career Guide in Ireland. Course and Grant Information.

This Childcare Career Guide provides guidance on education, career and qualifications. Childcare professionals work across a wide range of childcare service provision areas, from full-time daycare to childminding in their own home. No matter the area they are working in childcare professionals are required to provide an excellent standard of care to any and all […]

Recognition of UK Qualifications in Ireland

Recognition of UK Qualifications in Ireland Qualifications can be compared between the UK and Ireland. There are two primary ways to do this. Aligned qualifications: UK awards that have been formally aligned to the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland (NFQ). A Rough Guide to Comparing Qualifications: There is a guide which can be used […]

Special Needs Assisting (SNA) Job Opportunities

CMIT is pleased to announce a new eLearning course which leads to the QQI component certificate in Special Needs Assisting (6N1957). Budget 2021 provision for 990 additional SNA posts, bringing the whole time equivalent (WTE) number of SNA posts to 18,000 for the 2021/22 school term. CMIT’s course meets the educational requirements to operate as an […]

Benefits of eLearning and Distance Learning Courses

Students considering enrolling on an eLearning course have many benefits and advantages, which other students may not have at their disposal. A recent UN Report on eLearning outlined the following advantages in relation to eLearning interventions: ease of access and flexibility, portability, improved student-teacher contact and discussions, and increased discussions with peers. We summarise the […]

Digital Marketing Career Guide and Courses from CMIT

This eCommerce and Digital Marketing Career Guide and Courses from CMIT aims to provide you with information about job opportunities and course options in the sector.  Digital marketing is the promotion of brands using digital outlets, such as the internet and advertising on websites. Digital marketing is a growing industry, and businesses are embracing the […]

Childcare Courses: Should I complete a Level 5 or a Level 6 for ECCE?

Childcare Legislation requires all childcare workers to hold a minimum of a Level 5 Major Award in Childcare before they are allowed to work in a registered childcare setting.  However, subsidies will only be paid for individual ECCE Sessions where the ECCE Room leader holds at least a Level 6 Major Childcare Award. In short, […]

CMIT triple finalist in The Education Awards 2020 for third year in a row

CMIT triple finalist in The Education Awards 2020 for the third year in a row For the third year in a row, CMIT is a triple finalist in The Education Awards 2020. The Education Awards recognise, encourage and celebrate excellence in the third level education sector on the island of Ireland from both State and privately funded institutions. […]