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Abbey Vocational School Attends New Mental Health Programme Launch

Donegal ETB’s Donegal Town school, the Abbey Vocational School (AVS), is among the first in Ireland to implement a new mental health programme, HEADSTRONG in association with Cycle Against Suicide, to address the stigma of suicide amongst young people. It’s Letterkenny school, Errigal College, will also implement this new programme. AVS students attended the launch […]

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Donegal ETB Schools Participate in Coding in Action Training with Intel

Staff from four Donegal ETB schools, who are participating in the Junior Cycle Coding in Action initiative, recently attended an intensive training workshop in the Intel Ireland Campus in Leixlip, Co. Kildare on 27 January. The Junior Cycle Coding in Action initiative is a collaboration between Intel Ireland, Lero (the Irish Software Research Centre) and […]

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Three Donegal ETB Schools to Introduce Leaving Certificate PE in September

Donegal ETB is pleased to announce that three of its schools, the Abbey Vocational School, Donegal Town, Deele College, Raphoe and Moville Community College, have been successful in their applications to the Department of Education and Skills to be included in the first phase of schools to offer Leaving Certificate Physical Education (LCPE) as an […]

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Abbey Vocational School Launches Aonad Gaeilge – An Irish Medium Educational Initiative

The Abbey Vocational School, Donegal Town, under the management of Donegal Education and Training Board are pleased to announce that from September 2018 they are establishing an Aonad Gaeilge within the school. The Aonad Gaeilge will cater for students who wish to be educated in an Irish medium environment, instilling a love of Irish language […]

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Abbey Vocational School to Introduce Leaving Cert Computer Science in September

Donegal ETB’s Donegal Town school, the Abbey Vocational School, will introduce Computer Science as a Leaving Certificate subject in September 2018, one of forty schools in Ireland chosen by the Department of Education and Skills to do so as part of the Government’s overall commitment to embedding digital technology in teaching and learning. Computer Science […]

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Numerous Scholarship Awards for Abbey VS Students

Students from Donegal ETB’s Abbey Vocational School in Donegal Town have received numerous scholarships in recent weeks following their outstanding Leaving Certificate results in June, giving the school cause for celebration. Hollie Roper was recently awarded a UCD Entrance Scholarship, based on excellent Leaving Certificate results and is now studying veterinary medicine in UCD. Hollie has […]