January 8, 2021

The Wheel – Spring 2021 Training Calendar

The Wheel  Spring 2021 Training Calendar Please see The Wheel training events below, or go straight to the calendar here. ​ Risk Management in Small Organisations 22 Jan 2021 FULL INFO ​ ​ Planning and Completing Your Annual Audit 29 Jan 2021 FULL INFO ​ ​ Certificate in Charity Law, Trusteeship and Governance Feb – May 2021 FULL INFO ​ ​ The Charities Regulator’s Governance Code (An Overview) 12 Feb 2021 FULL INFO ​ ​ Good Communication for Boards 23 Feb 2021 FULL INFO ​ ​ Running Events – On and Offline 26 Feb 2021 FULL INFO ​ ​ International […]
January 5, 2021

Workshop on Social Robots and Dementia Care – 20th Jan 2021

Project members, NUIG and the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, are running an upcoming online workshop which will take place on the 20th January 2021. The workshop is entitled ‘Social robotics in dementia care – current challenges & future possibilities’.  Given the current Covid-19 pandemic, this workshop is more timely and relevant than ever before. Register Here
January 5, 2021

Careday – 19th Feb 2021

Care Day is the world’s largest celebration of the rights of children and young people with care experience. We are striving towards a world where young people who have overcome adversities are proud of themselves, their achievements and look forward to a future of opportunity, equality and equity.  Friday the 19th of February 2021
January 5, 2021

The Sanctuary – The New Year Online

Join the Sanctuary this January as they introduce some fantastic new online Mindfulness Based courses run by the highly experienced Facilitators from The Sanctuary, including Orla Burcheal, Barry Lee, Dominic Cogan, Mary Jennings, Margaret Quinn and of course our Founder Sr Stan Kennedy to help you start the New Year off in a positive way. Introduction to Mindfulness with Orla Burchael A message from Orla: “In this 3 week course we will start with what mindfulness is or what we believe it to me and it can bring a range of benefits into your life, from greater enjoyment, more of a sense […]
January 4, 2021

The Sanctuary – Community Meditation

The Sanctuary are delighted to continue their weekly Community Meditation into The New year. This week they have the following facilitators; Monday 4th January       9.30am Riana Walsh ( Mindful Movement) Monday 4th January 10.00am  Jane Negrych Wednesday 6th January  7.30pm Sile Wall Thursday 7th January 1.15pm Dominic Cogan These sessions are free – however, if you would like to contribute and help The Sanctuary continue its work, you can make a donation Donate Here Click here to see what courses are coming up at The Sanctuary for 2021  
December 22, 2020

News and Views from QQI (December 2020)

Welcome Colleagues, this has been a year of collaboration and connection across a range of critical initiatives around our qualifications and the supporting quality assurance. Together we worked hard to support and provide leadership for our education and training system to assist further education and training providers and higher education institutions in their efforts to maintain confidence in the integrity, quality and standards of the Irish education and training system, as we all embraced an unprecedented challenge. The system is working cohesively, in a connected way, to maintain support for our students and to protect the value of their qualifications. QQI will continue to dedicate our efforts towards maintaining the critical cross-organisation connections and collaborative impact. We would like […]
December 21, 2020

December 21, 2020

Your Jigsaw updates

A year like no other You’ve likely heard this a few times already, but this will be a very different Christmas. No matter what it might bring up for you, there are ways to support yourself and your mental health during this time. Coping with Christmas Minding your mental health during Christmas should be a priority. Hear advice from Jigsaw clinicians. Read more > Relaxation for mental health Learn the benefits of relaxation and how to incorporate it in your life. Read more > Should I reach out? A young person contacted us through ‘Ask Jigsaw’ about whether they should reach out for help with […]
December 21, 2020

Launch of National Advocacy Service Annual Report 2019

Email sent on behalf of NAS National Manager, Louise Loughlin “Dear colleagues, I am delighted to today launch the Annual Report 2019 of the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities (NAS).  The full Annual Report is available to read HERE You can also watch a short video to launch the report HERE This morning, we shared the launch of the report on NAS social media channels (Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn). If you use social media, we would be grateful if you could retweet and share our posts.  Please also feel free to share this information on your organisation’s website or in your newsletter, and […]
December 21, 2020

Happy Christmas from the Children’s Rights Alliance

A Christmas message from Tanya Ward, Chief Executive , Children’s Rights Alliance   “From all of us here at the Children’s Rights Alliance, we would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas. What a year 2020 has been. I want to take this moment to commend our members on their work responding to the Covid-19 pandemic. Together, we have supported children’s rights and achieved real change.  We are proud of our impacts in 2020 and we hope you are proud of these too. Here is just a flavour of these:  12 Impacts for Children in 2020 Protecting children from Covid-19 fallout: The Covid-19 pandemic […]
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