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Further Education Tutor Vacancies

Applications are invited from suitably qualified or experienced people to deliver a range of daytime/evening courses. These courses are aimed at adults returning to education in the Adult Literacy, Community Education, BTEI (Back to Education Initiative) and VTOS services of Co. Meath VEC. Vacancies may arise in the following areas:

  • - FETAC Level 5 Control Systems
  • - FETAC Level 5 Electronics
  • - FETAC Level 5 Renewable Energy Systems/Productions
  • - FETAC Level 5 Web Authoring
  • - FETAC Level 5 Games Studies
  • - FETAC Level 5 Design
  • - FETAC Level 5 Animation
  • - FETAC Level 5 Digital Presentations
  • - FETAC Level 5 Games Analysis and Design
  • - FETAC English as a Second Language – various levels
  • - Guidance and Mentoring Tutor
  • - FETAC Childcare – various levels


A panel of part-time tutors will be formed from which future position may be filled. Applicants will be contacted as vacancies arise in the different areas. All details and application form available from http://www.vecjobs.ie

Closing date for completed application forms is 1pm on Friday 20th January 2012

 

Dundalk quoted as potential location for new Paypal enterprise

Global online payments giant PayPal is the firm behind the plan to create around 1,000 jobs in either Dundalk or Limerick. The company is assessing available office buildings in both centres before deciding where to locate the new enterprise.

PayPal has ruled out the former Quinn Direct office block in Navan because of the absence of a large skilled workforce in the town and its proximity to Blanchardstown where the company and its parent eBay already employ around 1,600 people.

PayPal is the global leader in online payment solutions. It was founded in 1998 and has 123 million customers in 103 markets worldwide Its Blanchardstown office, which serves as the European headquarters, will not be affected by the opening of a further office in either Dundalk or Limerick. The company has several options for buildings in both centres. The final decision is expected to be determined by the availability of a skilled workforce to roll out the new operation.

The buildings being considered in Limerick include the former Dell plant at Raheen which once housed 1,900 workers. Politicians from all parties are continuing to canvass for the PayPal call centre to be located in their constituencies. Though Limerick has been designated a priority region for investment, the IDA has only managed to secure 300 new jobs for the area over the past year.

 

Fellowship Awards

On Monday next December 5th the Institute will honour four individuals who have made a substantial contribution to Irish Life and Society. The awards will be made on the occasion of our 40th Anniversary and will be conferred on Niall O Dowd (Journalist) , Joey Maher (Handballer) , Feargal Quinn (Businessman) and Carmel Naughton (Patron to Arts). The ceremony will take place in the Whitaker Theatre from 12-1pm. If you would like to attend then please send a mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Please note that as space is limited tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

 

Graduate Survey 2011

The graduate survey for 2011 is now open! Please take the survey here.

The survey is for all recent graduates of our full time courses in DkIT. If graduated before last year or you are continuing in a full time add-on degree following Conferring 2011 there is no need to complete the survey at this point.

Congratulations to everyone who conferred recently. Best of luck with the future.

 

DkITimes goes digital

The Institute Newsletter, the DkITimes has gone completely digital and is now available online, all the time, at  http://dkitimes.dkit.ie. You can follow the newsletter by subscribing to their RSS feed or following them on Facebook. Alumni members can also read the latest articles right here inside the website.

 

 
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