Entries by Jennifer Farley

Reach Funding 2023 – Call For Applications & Information Sessions

DDLETB’s Further Education and Training (FET) Service, in conjunction with SOLAS, has launched an open call for funding aimed at providing support for local Community Education providers/groups. The closing date is Tuesday 2nd May at 5 pm. The aim of Reach Funding (formerly MAEDF) is to provide support to educationally disadvantaged learners in accessing and […]

ESOL (English Language) For Nurses & Healthcare Professionals

Free Intensive Intermediate English Language Course for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals A unique opportunity for qualified Healthcare workers (Nurses) who are availing of International Protection (from a refugee background who have permission to work in Ireland), who have trained outside Ireland to get intensive support with their English to achieve B1 on the Common European […]

Youth Club Equipment Grant Scheme – Apply Now

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (D/CEDIY) has made funding available in 2023 for a small capital equipment grant for youth clubs or similar organisations that have or are in receipt of a grant under the Local Youth Club Grant Scheme. Completed application forms must be returned no later than Wednesday 18th […]


Today we have a guest post from Sheila Maher at Blackrock Further Education Institute. 10 years of the ETB was marked by a week of celebrations and for everyone in BFEI this culminated in a packed and fun-filled day on Friday 3rd March. The tone of the day was set by staff and students being […]

Local Youth Club Grant Scheme (LYCGS) – Apply Now

The Local Youth Club Grant Scheme (LYCGS) supports volunteer-led youth club/group activities at a local level. Funding for the Scheme is provided by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) and is administered locally by Education and Training Boards (ETBs) on behalf of DCEDIY. The ETB is considered to be a co-grantor […]

Air Corps Celebrate QQI Achievements

As we enjoy 10 years of DDLETB this week, here’s another reason to celebrate. DDLETB Adult Education Service South West and the Air Corps celebrate QQI achievements and the end of a project! Seven Air Corps personnel received their QQI certificates at a celebration event in head office on 21st February 2023. The group were the […]

ETB Week: The DDLETB Literacy Awareness Quiz

Today we have a guest post from Sinead Hyland. Sinead is the Regional Literacy Coordinator for Further Education and Training in DDLETB. Have you ever wondered how Rugby scores are worked out? Or have you ever helped someone use a new piece of technology?  Or have you wondered whether you should start, begin, commence or […]

It’s ETB Week!

Celebrating 10 years since the establishment of Education and Training Boards DDLETB is joining 15 other Education and Training Boards throughout Ireland for a week-long celebration of heroes and learners from 27th February – 3rd March.  To mark the milestone, a national ‘ETB Week’ is being coordinated by Education and Training Boards Ireland, which will […]

National Further Education & Training Learners Forum Event

  The National Learner Forum will take place on Wednesday 1st of March at the Maldron Hotel in Tallaght. What Is The National Learner Forum? The National Further Education and Training (FET) Learner Forum is designed to provide a platform for you to share your experience in Further Education and Training. You share your experience […]