Entries by Jennifer Farley

Dublin Heroes Ray & Jack Inspire Students and Staff

RTE Newsreader & Special Olympian feature in national “ETB Heroes” campaign Former Dublin Education & Training Board students, RTE’s Kennedy, and gold medal-winning Special Olympian Jack McFadden feature in a national campaign to highlight Ireland’s 16 Education & Training Boards which launched this week. In the “ETB Heroes” video released by Education and Training Boards […]

Floristry Show At SCFE

DDLETB Sallynoggin College of Further Education Flower Show An Exhibition of Wedding Flower Designs by the Professional Floristry Students At Sallynoggin College Of Further Education (SCFE) we would like to invite you all to our beautiful Floristry Wedding Fair which takes place on Wednesday 19th April at 5 pm in the college. Please also look […]

Sun, Sand and CPD in Spain

Today we have a guest post by Irene Goldrick, a teacher at Blackrock Further Education Institute, who participated in a five day, fully funded, Erasmus+ CDP course in Malaga, Spain last month. Getting there Around 1pm on Sunday 19th March, eight BFEI (Blackrock Further Education Institute) teachers gathered in Dublin airport in an atmosphere of […]

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 […]