October 9, 2023

Attention: Minister for Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris

Attention: Minister for Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris

July 5, 2023

Attention: Minister for Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris

A Statement from David Russell, PCN Chairman Progressive College Network (PCN) supports the introduction of the IEM; the long overdue quality mark.However, if and when it …

July 5, 2023

PCN – Promoting Ireland as the High-Quality Education Destination it is

In 2014 the Progressive College Network (PCN) formed to meet the demand for an alternate representative body for the private college community in Ireland; specialising in …

February 8, 2016

Interim List of Eligible Programmes in Ireland/ Legal Perspective

Colleges involved in the sale of English language course to students from outside the EU under Irish law require visas for those students to come and study. …

February 8, 2016

The Position of ACELS in Ireland 2016

Colleges and businesses familiar with the English language teaching sector in Ireland are all too aware of the ACELS accreditation. This is former accreditation ceased to have …

June 5, 2015

The position of ACELS in Ireland in 2015

People familiar with the English language education Sector in Ireland will be equally familiar with the Accreditation and Co-ordination of English language Services or “ACELS” standard. The …

May 25, 2015

Progressive College Network welcomes government reform proposals for English language schools

Monday 25th May 2015 – The Progressive College Network, the representative body for several of Ireland’s private colleges, has welcomed the publication of the Government’s outline reform proposals …

March 31, 2015

Private College Network allege unfair practice by state agencies

The Progressive College Network, a newly formed representative body for several of Ireland’s private colleges, jointly meeting the education needs of over 3,000 students, is to lodge …

February 9, 2015

Press Release, 9th February 2015

The Progressive College Network is newly formed organisation to meet the demand for an alternate representative body for the private college community in Ireland. The objectives of …

January 30, 2015

Press Release, 30th Jannuary 2015

Upcoming changes in regulation to the English language education sector. The Progressive College Network is newly formed organisation comprising private colleges with a common interest in the …