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…

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…

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…

‘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…

Go h-iontach ar fad! Minister Foley sanctions Irish Unit (Aonad Lán Ghaeilge) for Gaelcholáiste Mhic Shuibhne at Terence MacSwiney Community College

Minister for Education, Norma Foley, T.D. today announced the official sanctioning of an Aonad Lán Ghaeilge (Irish Unit) at Gaelcholaiste Mhic Shuibhne, Terence MacSwiney Community College, Hollyhill, a Cork Education and Training Board school. An Aonad Lán-Ghaeilge (Irish-medium Unit) is a linguistic unit in which students are immersed in Irish from the beginning to the…

Bualadh bos go léir! – Terence MacSwiney Community College second years scoop prestigious Joe McDonagh award for Irish culture and language promotion

Taoiseach unveils commemorative plaque to Terence MacSwiney and pays tribute to winning Cork ETB students An Taoiseach Micheál Martin, T.D., joined staff and students at Terence MacSwiney Community College in Holyhill this afternoon to honour 12 second year students who were announced as winners of the prestigious Joe McDonagh award for Irish culture, heritage and…

Carrigtwohill Community College and St. Brogan’s College students to be honoured for Chinese Learning Competition success

Cork Education and Training Board and Cork County Council host virtual presentation to mark ‘outstanding’ winners’ performances in first-ever Méihuā Cup   Students from Carrigtwohill Community College and St. Brogan’s College Bandon will today be honoured for their winning performances in the first Méihuā Cup Chinese Learning Competition. The competition, a Cork County Council initiative…

Ministers Foley and Madigan confirm Cork ETB as patrons of new special school in Carrigaline

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister of State with responsibility for Special Education and Inclusion Josepha Madigan TD have confirmed that the new special school in Carrigaline which was recently announced, will operate under the patronage of Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB). This new special school will have the capacity to…