Archive for Hibernia College

Hibernia College creates jobs for Irish teachers in the online education field

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 13 March 2011 by Steve

“Hibernia College founder Dr Sean Rowland said most of the growth will come in the United States, England and other European countries in academic, administrative and technological departments of the college …” (more)

[Brooke Brown, Education Today, 12 March]

Hibernia College planning to train 5,000 teachers in Haiti

Posted in teaching with tags , on 10 March 2011 by Steve

“Hibernia College, the online education institute that trains national teachers in Ireland, is chasing new opportunities abroad and is preparing to train up to 5,000 teachers in Haiti over the next two years …” (more)

[Siobhan Creaton, Independent, 10 March]

College takes on more staff as online learning booms

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 9 March 2011 by Steve

“It started a decade ago as a highly controversial online college that trained primary teachers. Now it has grown into a multinational business with over 7,000 students in 30 countries. Hibernia College is now a fast-expanding part of the Irish education scene …” (more)

[Independent, 9 March]

Offline education

Posted in teaching with tags on 19 February 2011 by Steve

“Yesterday’s Irish Independent reports of Hibernia College’s rising profits. The private, online training company has been providing courses in education and other professional development areas for some time now, expanding to cover teacher training in England as well as Ireland …” (more)

[Summa cum laude, 19 February]

Online college Hibernia nets pre-tax profit of €612,000

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 18 February 2011 by Steve

“Online training college Hibernia netted a pre-tax profit of €612,000 in the year to the end of January 2010, up nearly 20% over the previous year …” (more)

[Donal O’Donovan, Independent, 18 February]

Online college to offer HDip in education

Posted in teaching with tags , , on 16 November 2010 by Steve

“The private online Hibernia College is set to provide the higher diploma in education (HDip), the main gateway to second-level teaching. An application by Hibernia has been endorsed by the Higher Education and Training Awards Council …” (more)

[Sean Flynn, Irish Times, 16 November]

Agreement announced between Irish and Austrian academic institutions

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 6 September 2010 by Steve

“Agreement announced between Irish and Austrian academic institutions. On September 6th in Dublin, Hibernia College and the Vienna School of Clinical Research (VSCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two institutions jointly deliver online education to students worldwide …” (more)

[Irish Press Releases, 6 September]