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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Adult Guidance, Events, Further Education & Training, Uncategorised

Donegal ETB’s Further Education and Training (FET) Fair Set to Attract Hundreds

Donegal ETB’s annual Further Education and Training (FET) Fair will take place this Wednesday, 24 January in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny from 11.00am-3.00pm. The Fair remains the county’s number one opportunity to discover learning, with hundreds of adults and young people expected to attend this showcase event. There will be a wide range of […]

Coláiste Ailigh, Coláiste Chineál Eoghain, Deele College, Events, Magh Éne College, Uncategorised

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Success for ETB Students

Donegal ETB would like to congratulate its students on their entries and success at this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Thirteen out of the nineteen Donegal entries came from four Donegal ETB schools – Coláiste Ailigh, Letterkenny (5); Coláiste Chineál Eoghain, Buncrana (1); Deele College, Raphoe (1) and Magh Ene College, Bundoran (6) in a […]


Thirteen Donegal ETB School Entries to 2018 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

Thirteen of the nineteen Co Donegal entries to this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition are from four Donegal ETB schools. Projects have been entered by Coláiste Ailigh, Letterkenny (5); Coláiste Chineál Eoghain, Buncrana (1); Deele College, Raphoe (1) and Magh Ene College, Bundoran (6) in a number of categories including Biological and Ecological; Chemical, […]