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Mayo Careers Fair / Aonach Gairme Mhaigh Eo 2024 will help teenagers with career choice

Mayo Careers Fair / Aonach Gairme Mhaigh Eo 2024 will help teenagers with career choice

Senior cycle and pre-senior cycle students and their families are invited to attend the Mayo Careers Fair/Aonach Gairme Mhaigh Eo 2024 at ATU Mayo, Castlebar, Co Mayo on Saturday, January 20th from 11 am – 3 pm. The event will provide students and their families with an opportunity to view the wide range of options at their disposal when they leave second-level education or if a mature learner is considering a return to education with the purpose of reskilling or upskilling. A number…

Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) and Gaelchultúr Collaborate to Launch the Certificate in Professional Irish Course

Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) and Gaelchultúr Collaborate to Launch the Certificate in Professional Irish Course

In a pioneering collaboration, Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) join forces with Gaelchultúr to unveil the Certificate in Professional Irish Course. This innovative part-time programme, delivered through the Skills to Advance initiative, caters specifically to professionals aspiring to attain an official language qualification for career progression.  Welcoming this initiative, Tom Grady, Chief Executive of MSLETB, expressed his enthusiasm, stating,   “I am thrilled to announce the launch of our newest initiative, the ‘Certificate in Professional Irish’ programme, brought to you…

Community Education Scheme 2024

Community Education Scheme 2024

COMMUNITY EDUCATION SCHEME 2024 Applications are invited from Community and Voluntary Groups based in Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim who wish to avail of grants under the above scheme. Community Education refers to adult education and learning, generally outside the formal education sector. It aims to empower and support communities. It is firmly community-based, with local groups taking responsibility for, and playing a key role in organising courses and deciding on programme content. The scheme enables Community group and Organisations to provide community education…

Apprentices from Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal attend Graduation Ceremony in Letterkenny

Sixty-four apprentices from Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim were among a group of eighty-eight craft apprentices from across seventeen apprenticeship programmes who graduated at a ceremony on Friday the 13th of October. An additional 124 apprentices, who recently qualified, were unable to attend the ceremony due to employment and other commitments. Donegal Education and Training Board (ETB) and Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) presented the graduates with their certificates at a graduation ceremony in Letterkenny on Friday 13 October. The…

Minister Simon Harris Visits Sligo College of Further Education to Meet the First Class of Nursing Tertiary Degree Students

Minister Simon Harris Visits Sligo College of Further Education to Meet the First Class of Nursing Tertiary Degree Students

Mayo Sligo Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) and Sligo College of Further Education (SCFE) welcomed Minister Simon Harris, the Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science, to the Clarion Rd. campus to meet the inaugural class of tertiary degree students in General Nursing. Minister Harris, known for his unwavering commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all, took the time to engage with the students who are part of this groundbreaking initiative. The tertiary degree programme, developed in collaboration with…

Minister Harris announces significant capital investment in further education and training services in Sligo

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced funding for a project at the Further Education and Training Centre (FET) on Quay Street in Sligo town. Speaking today, Minister Harris said: “The more we invest in facilities the more we invest in the learning experience, which is what is at the heart of today’s announcement. “Today marks another important day in my Department’s commitment to supporting and enhancing capital infrastructure in the further education and…

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board Announces the Formal Appointment of Tom Grady as Chief Executive

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board Announces the Formal Appointment of Tom Grady as Chief Executive

The Board of the Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) is pleased to announce the formal appointment of Mr. Tom Grady as the Chief Executive (CE) of MSLETB. This decision reflects Mr. Grady’s outstanding leadership and dedication during his tenure as Acting Chief Executive since 2018. Mr. Grady has demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities and a deep commitment to the mission and values of MSLETB throughout his time as Acting CE. He has effectively overseen the organisation’s operations, contributing to its growth,…

An Cosán Youth Service in Erris Celebrates Successful Launch Event

An Cosán Youth Service in Erris Celebrates Successful Launch Event

The recently launched youth service, An Cosán, Erris UBU youth service celebrated a successful launch event at Áras Inis Gluaire on Friday, June 2nd. Operated by Foróige and funded by the Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB), this much-anticipated service aims to provide a safe and inclusive space for young people between the ages of 10 and 25 in Belmullet, Eachléim, and Cornboy. The UBU Your Place Your Space scheme, under the auspices of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability,…

Minister for Education Norma Foley, TD, visits Coláiste Iascaigh to open new building extension

Minister for Education Norma Foley, TD, visits Coláiste Iascaigh to open new building extension

Minister for Education Norma Foley visited Coláiste Iascaigh, Co. Sligo today (19th of May) for the official opening of a building extension to the premises. Minister Foley was welcomed by Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training (MSLETB) Board Chief Executive Tom Grady, Director of Schools Mary Madden, Coláiste Iascaigh Principal, Thomas Coggins, and Representatives from the Student Council. Extensive work has been carried out with the development of a new science lab with a preparation area, two additional classrooms and the reconfiguration…

The Reach Fund 2023 – Call for Applications

The Reach Fund 2023 (Formerly the MAEDF – Mitigating Against Educational Disadvantage Fund) MSLETB’s Further Education and Training (FET) Service, in conjunction with SOLAS, invites local community education providers/groups to apply for funding under the REACH Fund 2023. The aim of the Reach Fund is to provide funding to support educationally disadvantaged learners in accessing and participating in community education. It aims to increase the participation of disadvantaged learners, particularly those who are undertaking literacy and skills programmes. The fund has a strong…

Minister Simon Harris launches ambitious ‘One More Job’ initiative in Sligo, to get 500+ small employers choosing apprenticeships to grow their business

One More Job will support small businesses with less than 50 employees who comprise over 95% of the 280,000+ businesses in Ireland. A package of financial and training supports will help 500+ micro and small businesses in the West and across Ireland create ‘one more job’ via apprenticeship. An innovative One More Job initiative is being launched at the offices of Sligo-based civil engineering company, Jennings O’Donovan & Partners today (Monday 24 April 2023) by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation…

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