AHEAD Members Webinar Series

AHEAD Members Webinar: Final Session on Student Wellbeing and Support

Following on from the success of The AHEAD Webinar 1st (Assistive Technology) and 2nd second session (Inclusive and Alternative Assessment), the 3rd and final webinar series for the year will take place on the 2nd December on ‘Student Wellbeing and Support’.

This webinar will include talks from Declan Reilly, Disability Officer in Trinity College Dublin and Joe Donohue, Psychotherapist in Technological University Dublin. Any staff in an institution or organisation that is an AHEAD Member is very welcome to attend for free. Any queries about membership or the event please feel free to contact Christine at [email protected]

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Better Options - An online college fair for students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties

Better Options: 2 Weeks to Go

AHEAD is delighted to announce the details of The Student Panel that will be part of the opening of Better Options in 2 weeks’ time, Saturday 28th November 10.30-5pm. Better Options is a free online event which is ideal for adults or students with a disability considering continuing their education (post-leaving certificate). The event is also open to parents and guidance counsellors.

This year, there will be a range of talks including college support services, access routes to college if you have a disability (for example DARE) and guidance advice on picking a course that you like. As part of the opening of this year’s event, attendees will hear about the experiences of students that are in college at the moment from our Better Options Student Panel. For more information on the schedule, student panellists and how to register please visit The AHEAD Better Options Webpage.

There will live captioning provided as part of this event and ISL interpreters are available if requested. If you have any queries about Better Options please feel free to contact Christine at [email protected]

More Information and to register >>


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WAM Opportunity – VMware Cork

Technical Support Engineer Graduate – VMware Cork
Applications are currently open for a permanent contract with VMWare in Cork for a Technical Support Engineer Graduate.
The candidate will have a

  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP networking stack and key networking concepts
  • Comprehension of enterprise LAN/WAN environment an advantage
  • Good user experience with Windows and Linux OS systems
  • Degree in relevant discipline

All applicants must be within 12 months of Graduation to be eligible for this role.

For More Information and to Apply >>

Our Week Online

Below we round up the most interesting disability/education/employment related stories from internal and external sources that we’ve come across and posted on our social media over the past week.





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