Events

Retirement of Siubhan Gillespie

Donegal ETB last night joined long-standing staff member Siubhan Gillepsie and her family to mark her immense contribution to the work of Donegal ETB following her retirement after more than 22 years of public service with it. Siubhan worked in many areas of Donegal ETB across the county including Buncrana, Milford and Killybegs before joining its Administrative […]

Events, Further Education & Training

Donegal ICT/FinTech Working Group to Host Information Sessions for Parents and School Staff

The Donegal ICT/FinTech Working Group invites parents, teachers, post-primary school Guidance Counsellors and Principals along to two upcoming information events to find out more about career, education and training opportunities for their children and students in the areas of ICT/FinTech in Donegal. The Donegal ICT/FinTech Working Group is comprised of many leading international employers based […]

Events, Further Education & Training

ICT & FinTech Sector Provides Learn and Earn Opportunities in Donegal

Donegal is unable to meet the demand for ICT and Fintech skills in the coming years and the industry needs the help of the county’s post-primary schools. This was the message delivered to the Principals and Deputy Principals from across Donegal’s twenty-seven post-primary schools at a recent information event in Pramerica organised by the newly […]

Events

Donegal ETB Marks 5th Birthday

Donegal Education and Training Board (ETB) marked its fifth birthday with tea and cake at its meeting on Monday 2 July. Donegal ETB was formerly known as Co Donegal Vocational Educational Committee (VEC) which had been in existence for the previous 108 years. On 01 July 2013, Co Donegal VEC became Donegal ETB under the […]

Events

Donegal ETB Welcomes Publication of Report on Off-Shore Island Schools

Donegal Education Training Board (ETB) welcomes the publication of the report and recommendations of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills (JOCES), on Off-Shore Island Schools, published today, 27 February 2018. The report makes 8 recommendations, covering a range of issues, including: The reinstatement of the island allowance for teachers in island schools as […]

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Donegal ETB Meet with Minister for Education and Skills

We were delighted to have an opportunity to meet with the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD, last night to discuss a range of education issues relating to Donegal ETB. Pictured with the Minister is our Director of Organisation Support and Development Jim McGlynn, Chairperson Rena Donaghey, Chief Executive Anne McHugh, Joe McHugh […]

Events

Donegal ETB Launches Annual Awards 2018

Donegal ETB is pleased to launch its annual awards for 2018. The awards will take place this year on Thursday 26 April. The awards seek to encourage, promote and acknowledge excellence by recognising learners and staff for either group or individual achievements. There are five categories in total which schools, centres, students, learners and staff […]