As part of our Enhancement Week Portobello Institute were delighted to welcome Play Therapist Dearbhail from Midlands Play Therapy into the college to speak with our Montessori and Early Years students.  Dearbhail has been working with children and families since 1996 as a Social Worker and Play...

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          At Portobello Institute, our class sizes differ per department but the majority of our classes have an impressively low student-teacher ratio. As a general rule we cap all of our part-time classes at a maximum of 14 students.  Classroom size can directly impact student performance...

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         How to Choose the Right Course Are you considering third level education? Choosing the right course is a big decision so it important to get it right, whether straight out of school or a change of mind on your career. Here are some steps to help you choose the right path. 1. What...

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At Portobello Institute we believe in enriching the academic year for our students with relevant guest lectures from industry experts, providing them with a well rounded learning experience. This week our Early Years department will have an enhancement week which entails a full week of industry...

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        Applying for any job can seem like a daunting and difficult challenge.  The apparent factors are a well planned and written CV together with good interview success.  To help you to land your dream job, whatever the sector, we have put together some tips which can help boost your...

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“The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth.” Maria MontessoriWe follow the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952), who was an Italian physician and teacher, with beliefs well before her time. • What are the differences between traditional teaching and...

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        Waste management is the steps and policies taken to manage waste in an ethical manner in line with regulation.  In order to achieve this waste needs to be managed from creation to final disposal. The processes include development, transportation, recycling, any treatments or changes...

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        Why property could be the right career choice in 2018...  Do you have a passion for all things property? A career in property management can be very rewarding with plenty of great reasons to work in this every growing sector.   Depending on the role daily tasks will vary, with a...

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            Do you enjoy working with people? Would you like to work in a job where you make people feel good about themselves? Are you obsessed with all the latest celebrity beauty? Do you want to work in a fast paced environment that isn’t your regular 9 – 5? If you are ticking yes to...

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        An early riser or a night rider you will need to be forever flexible and perfectly groomed whether it’s a 6am or 11pm start. Duty begins prior to flight departure. Pre-flight briefing sets individual roles and responsibilities while covering health and safety in detail for the...

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        People who work in healthcare make a genuine and real difference to so many people on a daily basis. They are friendly and caring in their approach with the ability to work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds while providing invaluable support to the individuals and their...

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        Sketch the facts – a career in Interior Design Is your desire to make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting decorative items, such as colours, lighting, and materials? A career in interior design is diverse and so much more...

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