Events

Finn Valley College Wins Donegal ETB’s 2017 Enterprise Day!

Congratulations to Finn Valley College, Stranorlar who are this year’s winners of Donegal ETB’s 2017 Enterprise Day for schools and Youthreach centres. The event took place in Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) on Wednesday 18 October. Second place went to Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada, Arranmore Island, while Loreto Secondary School, Letterkenny came third. Two hundred and fifty […]

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All Donegal ETB Schools, FET Centres & Services to Remain Closed Tomorrow, 17 October

All Donegal ETB schools, Further Education and Training Centres (including evening classes), crèches, Gartan Outdoor Education and Training centre and the music service will remain closed tomorrow, Tuesday 17 October, following direction from the Department of Education and Skills because of Storm Ophelia. Donegal ETB Schools: Abbey Vocational School, Donegal Town Colaiste Ailigh, Letterkenny Colaiste […]

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Donegal ETB Schools & Centres Closed Tomorrow, Monday 16 October

All Donegal ETB schools, Further Education and Training Centres, crèches, Gartan Outdoor Education and Training Centre and the music service are closed tomorrow, Monday 16 October, following direction from the Department of Education and Skills because of Hurricane Ophelia: https://www.education.ie/en/Press-Events/Press-Releases/2017-Press-Releases/PR2017-10-15b.html Donegal ETB Schools: Abbey Vocational School, Donegal Town Colaiste Ailigh, Letterkenny Colaiste Chineal Eoghain, Buncrana […]

Events

Supporting Jigsaw Donegal’s #MyWee5 Campaign for Mental Health Week 2017

Mental Health Week 2017 took place from 9-14 October. Our students, learners and staff from across all our schools, centres, programmes and services got behind Jigsaw Donegal‘s #MyWee5 campaign (connect, be active, take notice, get involved, give) to promote positive mental health. This video shows some of the highlights from around our schools, centres, programmes […]

Further Education & Training

FET Staff Attend Teaching and Learning Training

Over one hundred of our Further Education and Training (FET) teaching staff gathered in Donegal Town today for a training day focusing on teaching and learning. The session was facilitated by Harry Freeman, an education consultant and Strand Leader of the Positive Behaviour Management strand of the MEd Programme in Trinity College. The day also explored transversal skills and […]

CPD

Donegal ETB Induction Day for Forty-Five New Teachers

Our Chief Executive Anne McHugh and Director of Schools Dr Martin Gormley today led induction training for forty-five new teaching staff from across our fifteen post-primary schools. The day covered a wide range of topics including the organisation’s structure, teacher professionalism, classroom management, HR support, employee assistance, payroll, CPD opportunities from the Donegal Education Centre […]

Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada

Leading International Maths Professor to visit Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada

Ahead of Maths Week next week, Professor Colm Mulcahy, who is based in the United States will be visiting our Arranmore Island school, Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada tomorrow to facilitate maths workshops with students and maths teachers. He specialises in recreational/fun maths for students. A native of Ireland, Professor Mulcahy is professor of mathematics at Spelman College, in Atlanta, where […]

Donegal Music Education Partnership

Music Service Students Invited to Audition for Major Concert

Congratulations to four of our music service students, Donegal Music Education Partnership, including the service manager (and well-known traditional musician) Martin McGinley, who have been invited to audition for a major classical music concert after earning distinctions in their examinations with the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM). They’ve been asked to send video recordings […]