VERY IMPORTANT NEWS – STORM OPHELIA For

VERY IMPORTANT NEWS – STORM OPHELIA For the attention of all CEC students (existing and new) and staff. Following the weather warning issued by Met Eireann and the status RED alert, CEC – Cork English College will remain closed tomorrow, Monday October, 16th. This decision has been taken in the interest of the safety of…

Cork Lifelong Learning Festival

As part of the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival, held in conjunction with the UNESCO Learning Cities Conference, the Cork English College Research Team gave a talk and workshop on Project Based Learning (PBL) on Wednesday evening, September 20th. CEC was delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor Tony Fitzgerald to the reception beforehand. The talk focused…

Nuts about Nuts

Pistachios are one of the oldest edible nuts and are commonly used all over the world. They are native to Asia, particularly in Iran and Iraq. Amongst other benefits these nuts are heart friendly nuts, they are beneficial for digestion and according to research they have aphrodisiac properties ! Hazelnuts, also known as filberts, Hazelnuts contain heart-healthy…

Upcoming food festivals in Cork

Below is a hand-picked selection of food festivals later this year for you to enjoy. Book now, thank us later! Feast (East Cork Food & Drink Festival) 4th – 10th September What started off as Midleton Food and Drink Festival has expanded this year to incorporate other parts of East Cork. In its 15th year…

Fantastic Trips for about €500

Fantastic Trips for about €500 : By Nao Maruyama, Yushan Ke and Thibault Lamerant.  A weekend in Northern Ireland:   You have €500 to spend and you want to go to Belfast? Follow our guide and discover the capital of Northern Ireland. We will give you some suggestions to have a wonderful trip in Belfast….

Fantastic options in Ireland (from around €300)

Fantastic options in Ireland (from around €300) By EAL / Andrea Crivellaro / Jose Maria Molina A / Maxine Cazenave Weekend no. 1: Cork to Dublin If you love Games of Thrones we have a perfect trip for you… Became one of your favorite characters for one day. Drink the same beer as Tyrion, follow…

EXCELLENT WEEKENDS IN IRELAND FROM € 100 TO € 500

EXCELLENT WEEKENDS IN IRELAND FROM € 100 TO € 500 Introduction by A.C.N. HI! We are B1+ Students at CEC, and we have designed this project for future and current students in Cork (Ireland). The project is based on different activities depending on the budget that you have. In each budget you will find 2…

Talk & workshop focused on project based learning!

Project Based Learning Strategies in Education and Training:  Impact on Stake-holder Motivation, Outcomes and Constraints As part of the UNESCO Conference on Learning Cities and the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival, the CEC Research Team will present a short talk and accompanying workshop on September 20th, 2017 from 17:30 – 18:30. The talk will contain an…

10 Fun Facts about Cork which you probably didn’t know before

10 Fun Facts about Cork which you probably didn’t know before* *in our humble opinion We all know the basics – that Cork is the second-largest city in the Republic of Ireland, that Cork English College is the best language school in the world* – but did you know the below facts? Read on and…

CEC IELTS Test Centre 5th Anniversary

CEC IELTS test centre celebrated its 5-year anniversary on Friday, 21st July. Invitations were extended to all CEC and IELTS staff as well as students, candidates and representatives of local organisations. Each attendee received an IELTS goodie bag and was entered into a draw to win fantastic prizes. Congratulations to one of our students, Martina…

CEC IELTS Test Centre 5th Anniversary / IELTS Open Day

CEC IELTS Test Centre is celebrating its 5-year anniversary this July. CEC ran its first IELTS exam in 2012 with only 20 students. Since then, CEC has welcomed over 7,000 candidates and helped them achieve their goal of passing the IELTS exam. We are delighted to be celebrating 5 years of successfully running the IELTS exam and we look…