Further Education & Training

Donegal ETB’s Quality Assurance Procedures Approved for FET Service

On the 20 June the Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) Programme and Awards Executive Committee met and approved Donegal ETB’s Quality Assurance (QA) procedures for its Further Education and Training (FET) provision. In a letter addressed to the ETB’s Chief Executive Anne McHugh, QQI made reference to the published QA procedures on Donegal ETB’s website […]

Community Education

Community Education Research Report Launched

Over seventy guests from across the community and Further Education and Training (FET) sectors were welcomed to the launch of the community education research report ‘Purpose, People, Process: Community Education in Donegal 2018’ today by Anne McHugh, Chief Executive of Donegal ETB. The research report, carried out by Dr Liam McGlynn and Jacqi Gage, was […]

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 Youthreach, Further Education & Training

Letterkenny Youthreach Needs Your Views!

Donegal ETB’s Letterkenny Youthreach centre is calling on the local community for support ahead of the Irish Cancer Society’s national X-HALE Youth Awards 2018 in July. Letterkenny Youthreach is asking people to log on to cancer.ie/xhale2018  and watch its short film about being ‘smoke free’. In the video, three learners share the life-changing benefits they experienced […]

Administrative Office

Donegal ETB Surveys Ballybofey/Stranorlar Pre-School Parents on Choice of School Patronage

Donegal Education and Training Board (Donegal ETB) welcomes the recent announcements by the Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton TD on the ‘Schools Reconfiguration for Diversity Process’. Donegal ETB, in its role as the local statutory education authority for Donegal, was charged by the Department of Education and Skills with the responsibility of identifying […]

Further Education & Training

Donegal ETB Launches New Career Traineeship in Hospitality Operations

Donegal ETB has launched a new Career Traineeship in Hospitality Operations. This exciting new training opportunity has been developed in partnership with many of the leading hotels in the county who will provide the work practice elements of this course. In South Donegal these include Harvey’s Point (Donegal Town), Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel (Donegal […]