ONWARD AND UPWARDS FOR EQUINOX

Today some of the team were delighted to be back at our office at Carlow Gateway Business Centre after 147 days away. Missing from the picture are our colleagues Caroline, Martina, Paddy, Mary-Clare and Sharon. Over the past few months all nine of us have all been working tirelessly from home to develop new programmes, [...]

By | August 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EQUINOX ANNOUNCE ON-LINE PROGRAMMES

Equinox Education Services are delighted to announce the launch of a range of on-line programmes as well as a new website membership portal, the ‘Equinox On-Line Community’, for new, returning and former students. As with all other organisations in the education sector, the onset of the pandemic over the past three months has brought about [...]

By | June 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AN UPDATE FROM NOEL

Noel expresses thanks to all of our students, host families, partner schools and agents for their support and understanding during the past three months. He also gives an update on the work Equinox Education Services is currently undertaking in preparation for the next academic year and on future programmes. The whole Equinox team is looking [...]

By | June 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CONGRATULATIONS

We would like to offer huge congratulations to our colleagues Patrick Brennan and Sharon Cornally who recently achieved a Director of Studies and an advanced TEFL qualification, respectively. Patrick achieved his Director of Studies qualification through International House's Online Teacher Training Institute. The course course covered areas such as Defining the Duties of an Academic Manager, Communication, How to Manage Change, Time Management, The Recruitment [...]

By | June 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE ROAD AHEAD

Back in April I wrote a blog about how all the team were coming to terms with the onset of the pandemic and how we were trying to adapt to the lock-down by working from home. It was an uncertain time for us all individually and for the business however, like many other organisations we [...]

By | June 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

THIS WEEK’S FEATURED SCHOOL

Our partner Language School Humboldt-Institut is now offering On-Line courses for adult students. This summer the institute will be offering online lessons to adults from age 18 and above (levels A1, A2, B1, and B2+). The courses comprise 10 German lessons (each 45 minutes) per week. Dates: from July 06 till July 17, 2020 (2 [...]

By | June 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A GUIDE TO COUNTY CARLOW

As a proud member of Carlow Tourism and as a local business, Equinox Education Services are delighted to feature prominently in the 2020 edition of the County Carlow Tourism Brochure. Whilst this year has seen our tourism and education sectors adversely affected by the COVID-19, we feel that now more than ever, it is important [...]

By | June 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

UPDATE ON SUMMER 2020

During the past eight weeks of the public health emergency and associated government restrictions our team have been working tirelessly with all our stakeholders to assess the viability of operating our programmes in Ireland as usual this summer. Our hope was to provide scaled-back summer camps at all of our centres subject to it being safe to do so. However, [...]

By | May 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LEARN GERMAN ON-LINE

This week's featured partner school F+U Academy of Languages, has gone Online! Crises, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, demand new levels of creativity in dealing with them. F+U Academy of Languages have now adapted their services accordingly by offering new and innovative online language courses. The academy now offers all intensive and evening courses for [...]

By | April 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EQUINOX KEEPS POSITIVE & PROACTIVE!

To use an oft-quoted phrase these days “these are unprecedented and uncertain times". Well they surely are. Having been involved in International education for twenty-five years through major unforeseen emergencies such SARS, Iceland's volcanic Ash Cloud, Swine Flu, etc, the COVID 19 pandemic has by far been the the most detrimental for us. First and foremost however, I am [...]

By | April 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments