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…

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…

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…

Summer Weekend Trips at CEC

The summer is a busy time here in CEC as we open our doors to our summer school. We are looking forward to welcoming students from the four corners of the world. This promises to be another exciting and fun filled summer at CEC. To ensure that students get to fully appreciate everything that Ireland…

Should you be studying Business English?

Should you be studying Business English? English is the accepted business language of today’s global economy. It can be heard in meeting rooms from Sacramento to Singapore, from Berlin to Beijing. These days, if you want to negotiate with a new supplier or give that contract-winning sales pitch, knowing the right variation of English could…

Tips for getting top marks in the Cambridge First (FCE) Exam

Tips for getting top marks in the Cambridge First (FCE) Exam Are you planning on taking the Cambridge First (FCE) exam?   It’s important that you have a good B2 level of English but it’s also important to prepare carefully for the exam to make sure you get the best possible result.  Hundreds of students take…

Digital Marketing

Does anyone understand digital marketing? The answer is no, because no one understands what works and what doesn’t work or why it works or why it doesn’t work. We have an understanding of the mechanics of digital marketing, but it is the sort of subject that would take a lifetime of learning, understanding and constant…

Our E-Learning Platform

There are a lot of very useful apps you can use for helping you to improve your English. Even ten minutes a day will make a big difference to your progress. Apps are a helpful aid for learning English in a structured manner and allow you to learn whenever and wherever you have a spare…

Preparing for IELTS, E-learning feature

Our CEC E-Learning Platform is one of the newest features in a long line of innovative ideas from CEC. We provide students with a 24/7 service to help them improve their English and gain even more from their experience in CEC. As we are always looking to lead the way in teaching English Ireland  I…

Tim’s intern experience at CEC

Read about Tim’s intern experience at CEC here. We miss you Tim, especially for all the tall jobs!! My name is Tim and I started my experience in the college on the 21st of september because this internship was a voluntary part of my apprenticeship in wholesale and foreign trade here in germany. I was…

Ciao for now Lily!

Another one of our fantastic interns, Lily Sobrero, finished up recently. Read about her experience with us here! My name is Lily and I began my experience in the college 12 weeks ago because I got a scholarship for a post-diploma work experience. I spent my first two weeks in the college as a student…

We will miss you Sara!

Sara Minichetti, an Italian intern who was with CEC for 2 months, recently went back to Italy to continue her studies. Before she left, she had this to say about her time with us; I’m Sara. I arrived in CEC (Cork English College) on 21th of July. All the staff was very available and friendly…