• Instructional Designer Part-Time Position

    Instructional Designer Part-Time Position

    Position Vacant:               Instructional Designer Industry:                            Information Technology Employment Type:          6 month contract on a self-employed basis ABOUT US The Irish Computer Society (ICS) is a not for profit member society whose mission is to advance, promote and represent the interests […]

  • Instructional Designer Full-Time Position

    Instructional Designer Full-Time Position

    Position Vacant:             Instructional Designer Industry:                          Information Technology Employment Type:        6 month contract on a self-employed basis ABOUT US The Irish Computer Society (ICS) is a not for profit member society whose mission is to advance, […]

  • eHealth Researcher Position

    eHealth Researcher Position

    The Irish Computer Society wishes to recruit a suitable individual on a contract basis to work on an upcoming European eHealth project.  I have attached the job profile.  It might be a role attractive to a researcher/PhD or Masters student in the field of health informatics or similar. 

  • Project Manager Position

    Project Manager Position

    The Irish Computer Society wishes to recruit a suitable individual on a contract basis to work on an upcoming European project on women in ICT.  This role might be attractive to a researcher/PhD or Masters student in the fields of education, STEM, gender studies or similar. 

  • EU Commission to double funding for Erasmus programme

    EU Commission to double funding for Erasmus programme

    The Erasmus programme already enables millions of young Europeans to study, train or learn abroad while broadening their experience and awareness of Europe, and increasing their future chances on the job market. With doubled funding, this programme will be even more effective in supporting key political objectives such as building a European Education Area by […]

  • Sweden, Greece and the Netherlands announce new National Coalitions

    Sweden, Greece and the Netherlands announce new National Coalitions

    3 New National Coalitions, 21 National Coalitions now in EU Sweden, Greece and the Netherlands now have National Coalitions, bringing the number in the EU to 21

The Irish Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition was launched on 27th April, 2017. It is a multi-stakeholder partnership focussed on tackling the digital skills shortage and on upskilling everybody to take advantage of the digital economy and society. Representatives of academia, all education sectors, industry, the public service, the not-for-profit sector have come together to ensure that Ireland joins in the European effort to leverage the rewards of digitisation.
Tech Week is Ireland’s nationwide festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public. It provides hands-on opportunities to learn about how computing and related technology are shaping every area of life ... Education, health, environment, social interaction, leisure, citizenship ... the list never ends and the pace of change never stops. Visit techweek.ie for more information
The Digital Skills for Citizens grant (formerly BenefIT 4) is awarded by the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, to community, voluntary and not-for-profit organisations to provide basic digital literacy training across Ireland. The aim of the scheme is to provide basic internet training, giving people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps online, so that they can play their part in an increasingly digital world. Between 2008 and 2016, over 129,000 people were trained at over 700 locations countrywide under the BenefIT 4 programme, with ICS Foundation training over 10,000 people.