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These sites have been recommended by LCVP teachers. Contributions to this section welcomed. E-mail your site, with a short description to email@example.com
Examinations.ie – State Examinations Commission
NCCA – National Council for Curriculum and Assessment
Department of Education and Skills
Internet Public Library – Very useful, student friendly resource with study tips, career ideas etc.
Scoil Net – principal website for schools in Ireland
Údarás na Gaeltachta – Gaeltacht development authority
Youth Action – Northern Ireland development agency for young people. Good articles on issues relating to poverty.
Careersportal.ie - Welcome! CareersPortal.ie is an Irish resource dedicated to those who want to plan their career. Whether you are a school student, college graduate or considering a mid-career change, we will collect and present the most useful information available to help you along the way.
Careersoft – UK based career guidance site. Help for CV’s, Interviews, Application Forms.
FÁS – Provides information about training for job seekers. This site gives you access to regional training centres.
Hotel and Catering Industry
Irish Congress of Trade Unions
Qualifax Online - Comprehensive site for 3rd level courses, points, grants and CAO. Links to all the 3rd level institutions.
Stepstone – Online Jobs Agency with advice on writing CV’s and preparing for interviews.
Unison – Job recruitment website with links to situations vacant sections of Irish newspapers. Advice for job seekers.
Young Worker – Canadian site with good health and safety section including a quiz.
Enterprise Ireland – State agency supporting Irish manufacturing and internationally traded services companies.
Industrial Development Agency - Promotes Ireland as a location for international business and encourages existing foreign enterprises to expand.
Teagasc – Rural enterprise development agency
The Real Deal – a site for budding entrepreneurs which is very appealing to teenagers. Contains a downloadable business plan template and a self-test for students to check their entrepreneurial skills.
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