Writing

 

 

 “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”

                                                                                                                      ― Anton Chekhov

 

WELCOME TO WRITING WORKSHOP

 

Writing is a valuable skill and one that many struggle with. It is a craft - a craft that can be learned with the right tuition. Writing has many lifelong benefits that will help them both personally and professionally. Our courses will help your students find their voice.

 

Don’t understand the difference between the different forms of writing?
Can’t see why the audience matters?
Don’t know how to plan an essay?
Don’t know its purpose?
Which style should I choose?
Don’t know what should go in an introduction?
Don’t know how to write a good conclusion?

 

Writing Courses

Writing your World: Exploring different Writing Types (Junior Cycle Students, 2 hours)

On completion of this course your students will:

  • Be enabled to recognise and understand the five main types of writing - expository, descriptive, narrative, persuasive and creative - and the purpose of each.
  • Have had opportunities to practice writing pieces in the various forms
  • Have had opportunities to share their writing and enjoy the experience


 

Writing your World: Effective Essays, Guidelines and Practice (Senior Cycle Students, 2.5 hours)

On completion of this course your students will:

  • Be enabled to create effective thesis statements for their essays
  • Have opportunities to plan various types of essays eg., argument, compare/contrast, cause/effect
  • Have developed focused paragraphs to support their points
  • Learn to craft strong introductions and conclusions


 

 

 

Contact Study and Careers at 091-792017 or email info@studyandcareers.ie if you would like to schedule a writing workshop. We can tailor it to suit your specific needs.

 




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Our Clients

I got the help I need to re-build my confidence and realise my value

I lost my job quite unexpectedly and it shook me to the core. I began to doubt my every move. I couldn't handle rejection at all. I met Fidelma at a course and she told me how coaching had helped her following a career transition. Having completed a series of psychometric tests, I could see that I still had very definite strengths but that I needed help to re-build my self-esteem. I was relieved to read the reports that clearly recognisedmy strengths. The whole experience helped my greatly. I would recommend Fidelma's analysis and guidance.

Male Professional, Co. Cork
I now have my new job of choice

Fidelma was instrumental in helping me gain full-time employment after completing my degree in Product Design (UL). Through her interview preparation and extensive network of contacts, her willingness to recommend me to potential employers and employment agencies, she provided me with some valuable opportunities. Her continuous support and encouragement thereafter gave me the confidence to succeed and get employed in a fantastic company in the medical device sector which was my ideal choice.

Marcus, Oranmore, Galway, College Graduate

Books



Switching on for Learning: A Student Guide to Exam & Career Success

Written by Dr. Fidelma Healy Eames & Ms. Sara Hannafin, this text is based on the premise that students learn differently. Beginning with a chapter on helping you to figure out how you learn best, it provides you with a range of strategies and mindset approaches to make your study and learning more effective. It meets the 'learning to learn' intentions of the curriculum.



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Successful Studying: Towards Becoming an Independent Learner

Successful Studying: Towards Becoming an Independent Learner is a 20 page Student booklet  designed by Fidelma Healy Eames, PhD. It provides a menu of activities that supports the work of our Study Skills & Mindset courses at second-level, based on our book 'Switching on for Learning: A Student Guide to Exam & Career Success'.



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Parents

As parents our intention is to give our children "roots" and give them "wings". Strong roots to help them believe in themselves and to give them a good start in life. Wings to help them set out on their own and become independent.


This journey is not always plain sailing for every child or young person. Some benefit from individual help from time to time. Study & Careers believes in the innate talent and uniqueness of every child. It knows that timely help can enable your learner to overcome challenges they face along the way. To do so, it offers courses for you the parent and one-to-one private consultations to support your student.


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