AETC Letterkenny, Youthreach, Donegal Youthreach

Letterkenny Youthreach Learner Wins Place on Royal Hibernia Academy Art Workshops!

Congratulations to Letterkenny Youthreach learner Kayleigh Ann Warren who was one of six Youthreach learners picked nationally to participate in this year’s Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) Avolon Youthreach programme in Dublin. Kayleigh, who was nominated by her art teacher (and well-known local artist) Dolores Dunleavy, will participate in four workshops in the RHA in March, […]

AETC Gortahork, Donegal Youthreach

Gortahork Youthreach Learner Wins Read DL 2017 Post-Primary Creative Writing Competition

Youthreach Gortahork took part in The Read DL Project again this year, and the Communication classes all read The Breadwinner, which was written by Deborah Ellis. This is a great reading initiative which gets all of Donegal reading together. There was a creative writing competition, with 120 entries in the different categories. Gortahork learner, Alfie […]

Youth Services

ETB Youth Work Committee

In February the Youth Work Committee of Donegal Education & Training Board (ETB) held an Information Event for Youth Clubs and Groups at ETB Head Office, Letterkenny.  The purpose of the event was to create awareness of affiliation to National Youth Organisations and the benefits of affiliation.  The event was attended by independent youth groups […]

Adult Education, Community Education

QQI Level 4 Horticulture course

Donegal ETB’s Further Education Service recently presented certificates to fourteen participants who had undertaken a QQI Level 4 Horticulture course. The course, which took place in Fintown under the BTEI (Back to Education Initiative) Programme, was delivered in conjunction with the local Community Employment Scheme and the Department of Social Protection. Its aim was to […]


Message from the Minister of Education and Skills

Teachtaireacht ón Aire Oideachais agus Scileanna Inniu táimid ag seoladh an Phlean Gníomhaíochta don Oideachas, arb é a chuspóir go mbeidh córas oideachais agus oiliúna na hÉireann ar an cheann is fearr san Eoraip faoi  2026.Tugann se pléisiúr dom cóip den doiciméad a chur leis seo ar mhaithe le heolas a thabhairt duit agus ba […]

Adult Fair

Huge Crowds Attend Donegal ETB FET Fair

Last week over 1,000 adults and young people attended Donegal ETB’s annual Further Education and Training (FET) Fair in Letterkenny to find out about the many exciting educational opportunities are on offer in County Donegal. There was something for everyone, part-time and full-time options, including basic skills, training for employment, Apprenticeships, upskilling and third level […]

AETC Ballyshannon, AETC Donegal Town, AETC Gortahork, AETC Letterkenny

Further Education & Training Annual Awards Ceremony

The Donegal Education and Training Board Service recently held its annual presentation ceremony of certificates in the Central Hotel in Donegal town. Over 200 adult learners from across the county were presented with QQI Certificates. The certificates were awarded at levels three, four, five on the National Framework of Qualifications. There were also presentations of […]