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Pearse College

Dublin

Further Education


About Us

As you walk through the front door of Pearse College of Further Education, you will notice a sculpture inscribed with the words:

“Education should foster, Education should Inspire.”

Since we began offering courses to adults in 1967 we have been motivated by these words of Padraig Pearse. We believe that if you take the first step of returning to education with us, then it is our responsibility to motivate, challenge and encourage you to take the next one to:

  • Start or restart your education
  • Start on the path to a career
  • Start a new stage of your life

Our courses are designed to prepare students for employment and third level education in an adult-friendly environment. In Pearse College, mature students returning to education mix with school leavers, teachers and students, working together to discover capabilities, explore possibilities and realise potential.

It is an exciting and inspirational place to learn, with a highly qualified, dedicated and caring staff, excellent facilities, a unique atmosphere and a proven track record.

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Why us?

The Student Council has members elected from each class. It meets to review matters of interest to the student body and discusses issues arising with the College Management. There is also a Student Council representative on the Board of Management.

The college wishes to improve the participation of people with special needs to courses. Pearse College is taking part in a pilot programme for people with special needs in association with the National Training and Development Institute (NTDI). An NTDI consultant is available by appointment.

The accessibility of high-quality child-care options close by is a high priority for many students and it’s a vital component of an academic community that promotes improved work and home lives. Our crèche is located within the college grounds and is registered with and inspected by the HSE.


Located at the side of the main building, the Clogher Road Sports Centre provides a wide variety of facilities which include: 

A Gym, Aerobic Studio, Sports hall, Astro pitch

….all of which are available to Pearse College students for free, along with a whole host of other classes and activities such as basketball, badminton, pilates and much more under the supervision of our qualified instructors and tutors.

Features include: Six networked computer rooms, DSL Broadband, Draughting studio with Autocad, DSL Connection.


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