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Learning Waves forms new partnership with IT Tralee

Learning Waves forms new partnership with IT Tralee

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to announce that it has formed a new partnership with IT Tralee.  The overall aim of the partnership is to identify areas where both Learning Waves and IT Tralee can come together to certify programmes for the Ind...more

Digitial Marketing Diploma

Digitial Marketing Diploma

Learning Waves Skillnet in conjunction with Sureskills in Dublin is rolling out a Digital Marketing Diploma course.  This course is aimed at all of those within the sector who are interested in developing their skills in on-line marketing and those w...more

Basic Skills in Radio Course

Basic Skills in Radio Course

Learning Waves Skillnet has developed a 2 day Basic Skills in Radio course aimed at those who have less than 12 months experience in the industry and at those who wish to develop a career in the industry.  The two days will cover basic skills in inte...more

'Get your foot in the door' workshop - a success story

'Get your foot in the door' workshop - a success story

Learning Waves Skillnet launched its ‘Radio – Get your Foot in the Door Workshop in 2010’.  The aim of this workshop is to give people who are interested in pursuing a career in radio the opportunity to meet professionals from the...more

Bernadette Prendergast elected Chairperson of Learning Waves for 2012-2013

Bernadette Prendergast elected Chairperson of Learning Waves for 2012-2013

Our new chairperson Bernadette Prendergast is one of the longest serving Heads of News in Irish radio, having developed and led the news service at Galway Bay FM since the station opened in 1989.  She holds a languages degree and Higher Diploma in ...more

Access training materials and Podcasts on learningwaves.ie

Access training materials and Podcasts on learningwaves.ie

Learning Waves members can access a variety of training materials and podcasts on the Learning Waves website.  Materials from trainers since 2004 have been uploaded to the website along with podcasts from various workshops.  Podcasts include And...more

An Evening with Gay Byrne

An Evening with Gay Byrne

Learning Waves Skillnet invites you to an evening with Gay Byrne on 24th November 2011 from 6pm  to 9pm in Buswells Hotel, Dublin. Gay will share his broadcast experience with you. He will also focus on the art of interviewing for radio an...more

Documentaries - Tips from Liam O'Brien and Zoe Comyns

Documentaries - Tips from Liam O'Brien and Zoe Comyns

Liam O'Brien and Zoe Comyns facilitated workshops on making documentaries in Dublin and Galway in September and October.  The BAI also attended the workshop giving participants advice on completing the Sound and Vision Workshop.  The worksh...more

Garda Press Office praises local radio for co-operation

Garda Press Office praises local radio for co-operation

Sinead McSweeney and Superintendent John Gilligan from the Garda Press Office acknowledged the co-operation of local radio in relation to ‘blackouts’ on tiger kidnaps and barricade incidences at a recent briefing with News Editors from the se...more

How online makes better, more successful radio

How online makes better, more successful radio

This will be the question posed by James Cridland, Radio futurologist / Managing Director, Media UK in a James Cridland workshop in 15th November in Dublin.  James has worked in radio since 1989 as an award-winning copywriter, presenter, and in...more