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 Brian Cadigan from Department of Education and Skills to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Brian Cadigan

Primary School Teacher

Department of Education and Skills

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  Brian Cadigan
Don't just go into teaching because you are looking for long holidays. To teach everyday you need to like children, be very patient and understanding. However I feel it is one of the most rewarding jobs out there.
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Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.
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DIT- Commercial Modern Music



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The BA (Hons) in Commercial Modern Music is a 4 year programme which has been designed specifically for guitarists, bass players, drummers, vocalists, songwriters, and those running commercial music projects who want to gain a Level 8 qualification in modern music, while at the same time fulfilling their creative and commercial potential.

The programme encourages musicians to hone their live performance skills whilst developing their career goals using a deadline-driven project management approach, keeping focus on the individual’s aspirations.

Streams: Drums, Bass, Guitar, Vocals, Songwriting.

The course includes a mixture of classroom study, live performance and specialist workshops, which take place in BIMM’s purpose-built studios and classrooms. Located in the city centre, the college is equipped with a choice of vintage and state-of-the-art musical equipment. The programme will be delivered by active professional tutors, all of whom have a variety of touring, performing and session experience and a background in the professional music industry.

In addition to practical and academic lessons, course delivery is supported by BIMM Dublin’s comprehensive tutorial system that enables every musician to benefit from widespread access to music industry professionals for expert help and advice. There are also many extra-curricular activities including rehearsing, recording and performing in public and guest Masterclasses with high-level professional musicians and other music industry personnel.

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