Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Mary Joyce from Department of Education and Skills to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Mary Joyce

Secondary School Teacher

Department of Education and Skills

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  Mary Joyce
Teaching as they say is a vocation, it is a job that requires patience and enthusiasm. If you are considering teaching you need to look beyond the holidays and think of the 9-4 Monday to Friday spent dealing with children or teenagers and the challenges which they might pose.

I would advise anyone thinking of teaching as a career to speak with Teachers and learn of their experiences, both positive and negative. I personally would encourage people to consider teaching as it is an extremely rewarding profession in terms of the interaction you get daily with young people and the colleagues you meet in the job.
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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Blackrock Further Education Institute


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Senior College Dun Laoghaire (SCD) has relocated to Blackrock and rebranded as Blackrock Further Education Institute (BFEI)

We are pleased to announce that after many years of planning, construction has been completed, in Blackrock village, of a new state-of-the-art building for Senior College Dun Laoghaire.   

Graduates enjoy professional qualifications certified and accredited by nationally and internationally recognised examining and professional bodies.

BFEI is one of Ireland’s largest Further Education Colleges with a current enrolment of 870 full time students and 200 part time students. BFEI offers an excellent range of professional career courses in Business, Community and Emergency Care, Information Technology, Design, Beauty & Complementary Therapies and Theatrical Media Make Up. Graduates enjoy professional qualifications certified and accredited by nationally and internationally recognised examining and professional bodies.

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