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Paul Galvan

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  Paul Galvan
I would advise them to ensure they enjoy working with young people. If possible try to get some teaching experience; I started out as a substitute teacher before applying for my H Dip in Education.
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Our Lady's Secondary School Belmullet

Business


Code:  BBMSX
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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