03 September, 2021

Lecturer's Journey From Leaving Cert Disappointment to Three First-Class Honours Degrees

Life circumstances were not conducive to Portobello Institute Lecturer, Samantha Cooney, achieving h...
01 September, 2021

Can You Become an SNA After the Leaving Cert?

Are you wondering if you can become an SNA after the Leaving Cert? 
01 September, 2021

Options For Leaving Cert Students That Don’t Need CAO Points

Today can feel like the biggest day of your life. And for many Leaving Cert students, it will feel l...
25 August, 2021

Portobello Institute Open Evening Takes Place on September 7th

Portobello Institute will host an Open Evening for all prospective students on September 7th at 6:30...
06 July, 2021

The True Value of a Master's Degree

No matter where you look, the value of a master’s degree is obvious.
07 June, 2021

Alternative Routes to Degrees from CAO Points for Leaving Certificate Students

Uncertainty and confusion reigned during the 2020 calendar year.
31 May, 2021

Living in a Van to go to College in Dublin? Not at Portobello Institute

Portobello Institute was built on the premise of making education accessible, we have set up our sch...
26 May, 2021

Tutor 'Boosted Our Confidence' For Career Change to SNA

The decision to go back to education as a mature learner while working or juggling family life is no...
25 May, 2021

Career Change to SNA: Freedom in a Rewarding Role as an AIM Support Worker

Special Needs Assisting (SNA) opens up a world of job opportunities that can fit around your busy fa...
18 May, 2021

The Value of Therapeutic Play Skills After 15 Years as an SNA

There is always something new to learn in any job, even outside of work every day is a school day as...