Horticulture

Horticulture LTI, Ardfoyle, aims to provide a holistic adult learning experience in a caring and supportive environment

We aim to promote social inclusion, personal fulfillment, improved well being and progression. We strive to maintain a learning environment that is positive, nurturing, inclusive, fun and meaningful for our leaners. Learners work towards a QQI Level 4 Major Award in Horticulture in the beautiful walled gardens of Ardfoyle Convent, Ballintemple. We maximise the potential… Find out More Horticulture LTI, Ardfoyle, aims to provide a holistic adult learning experience in a caring and supportive environment

Education & Training Boards make “significant contribution to active inclusion in Ireland”

Education & Training Boards make “significant contribution to active inclusion in Ireland”

Over 96% of learners surveyed recommend taking part in ETB Further Education & Training courses A study of Further Education & Training (FET) provided by Ireland’s 16 Education & Training Boards (ETBs) published today has found that the benefits and outcomes of FET for participants include personal, educational, social, employment and community gains: Learners considered… Find out More Education & Training Boards make “significant contribution to active inclusion in Ireland”

It’s a New Dawn, it’s a New Day for Gaelcholáiste Charraig Uí Leighín!

It’s a New Dawn, it’s a New Day for Gaelcholáiste Charraig Uí Leighín!

Students and teachers at Gaelcholáiste Charraig Uí Leighín went back to school with a spring in their step after the mid-term break as they returned to their new state-of-the-art facility, two years after the sod was first turned at the Ardnacloughy site on the Ballinrea Road. The co-educational, multi-denominational post-primary school, which is under the… Find out More It’s a New Dawn, it’s a New Day for Gaelcholáiste Charraig Uí Leighín!

Glanmire Community College unveils new €550k All-weather sporting facility

Glanmire Community College unveils new €550k All-weather sporting facility

Glanmire Community College have officially unveiled their new state-of-the-art astro turf facility which will benefit both students attending the college and the wider local community. The project has been in the works since 2019 when the Board of Management at the college supported a decision to write to the patrons, Cork Education and Training Board… Find out More Glanmire Community College unveils new €550k All-weather sporting facility

Cork College of Commerce demonstrate further commitment to student inclusion with JAM card introduction

Cork College of Commerce demonstrate further commitment to student inclusion with JAM card introduction

Cork College of Commerce (CCOC), a Cork Education and Training Board College, have announced the introduction of JAM cards in both of their college campuses in Cork City Centre and Skibbereen which will allow students with learning barriers or communications difficulties to discreetly communicate a need for empathy and understanding in social situations that they… Find out More Cork College of Commerce demonstrate further commitment to student inclusion with JAM card introduction

Cork Education and Training Board appoints several new senior leaders to positions across Cork City and County

Cork Education and Training Board appoints several new senior leaders to positions across Cork City and County

Cork Education and Training Board has recently announced the appointment of three Principals, three Deputy Principals, two Youthreach Co-Ordinators and a Training Centre Manager. The new appointees will be taking up positions within Cork ETB schools, colleges, and centres. In Bandon, Teresa Vaughan has taken the role of Deputy Principal in St. Brogan’s College while… Find out More Cork Education and Training Board appoints several new senior leaders to positions across Cork City and County

Lord Mayor welcomes Government focus on apprenticeships and encourages Cork students to consider more hands-on approach

Lord Mayor welcomes Government focus on apprenticeships and encourages Cork students to consider more hands-on approach

Lord Mayor of Cork City Cllr. Colm Kelleher might be known locally now for his political endeavours and accomplishments, but in a former life, the Fianna Fáil Councillor was a well-established carpenter across the city and county. A former student of Coláiste Choilm, a Cork Education and Training Board school, the Lord Mayor said that… Find out More Lord Mayor welcomes Government focus on apprenticeships and encourages Cork students to consider more hands-on approach

Minister Foley approves the establishment of three new Local Creative Youth Partnerships

Minister Foley approves the establishment of three new Local Creative Youth Partnerships

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD today approved the establishment of the next three Local Creative Youth Partnerships (LCYP) in Cork ETB, Mayo Sligo Leitrim ETB and Galway Roscommon ETB regions. These new partnerships, which will commence in mid-2021 brings the total number of LCYPs to six. The LCYPs combine a wide range of human… Find out More Minister Foley approves the establishment of three new Local Creative Youth Partnerships

‘Historic day’ as Crawford Art Gallery transfers from Cork Education and Training Board to the OPW

‘Historic day’ as Crawford Art Gallery transfers from Cork Education and Training Board to the OPW

‘Major milestone’ as the Gallery is set to begin capital refurbishment programme The transfer of the Crawford Art Gallery from the auspices of Cork Education and Training Board to the Office of Public Works concluded on 1st July following the signing of Statutory Instrument S.I. No. 306/2021 and Vesting Order S.I. 307/2021. The completion of… Find out More ‘Historic day’ as Crawford Art Gallery transfers from Cork Education and Training Board to the OPW