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Work Experience with CoderDojo

Computer Systems and Networking students learned today about the work of CoderDojo and got to chat with the team from the Big Blue Cube CoderDojo in Mallow about the opportunities for them this year to volunteer as CoderDojo mentors to fulfill their work experience requirement over the year. CoderDojo in Mallow is now part of a national and global…

FIT for IT @ Mallow Computing

Industry led and managed by a board of the major tech companies with operations in Ireland, FIT are partnering with our Computer Systems and Networks course to prepare our students for the world of employment opportunities in the information technology sector in Ireland. “Since it started in Dublin in 1999, FIT has expanded substantially and now operates across the Republic…

From Mallow College to VMware

“I first went about trying to get a position in VMware by applying for work experience there. Over the 2 weeks I got a great feel for the place and felt that it was somewhere that I could really use the skills I gained from Mallow College I had heard about the Kickstart initiative from a friend of mine who…

Who are we?

Who are the class of 2018/19 at Mallow College? We’re actually 80% female. 50% of us are over 30, 27% in our 20s and 22% in our teens. We’re 13% just out of the Leaving Cert., 17% employed part-time, and 37% are unemployed and returning to education. 41% of us are coming from outside Mallow. We’ve nationalities of Beninese, Brazilian, British (3%), Cameroonian, Congolese, Equatorial…

Women in Computing

In 2018 women are over three-quarters (77%) of all applicants for full-time QQI day courses at Mallow College of Further Education; and women have consistently been at or over 70% of applicants in statistics available since 2015. However, while this year female applicants are 90% of applications to Animal Care, 92% of Complementary Therapy and Hairdressing, 96% of Childcare, and a…

Graduations 2018

Graduations 2018 for Mallow College of Further Education QQI day school courses will be held on Thursday, September 6th, at 7pm at Cork Racecourse, Mallow. Registration for Awards Graduates of the class of 2018, full or component QQI awards, are invited to register online – whether they are attending or wish to receive their awards by post. The registration form…

Mallow CoderDojo

In April 2012 two Mallow College students on work experience with CDYS were tasked with seeing if a CoderDojo could be set up in Mallow. Classes started at the Big Blue Cube in Gouldshill Mallow in May 2013, and now over five years on, John Martin, one of the original Mallow College students, is still actively involved in the group….

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