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Good Relations Work in Sligo and Leitrim – Working with Young People Not In Employment, Education or Training (NEET)

The important work by two youth work projects in Sligo and Leitrim of promoting Good Relations has been funded in recent years through the International Fund For Ireland.  These projects have worked with young people aged 16-24 who were not in employment, education or training, a cohort often referred to as “NEETs” for short.  The work with these young people was carried out by Foróige, through The YESS Project in Sligo, and by Youth Work Ireland North Connaught, through the New Beginnings Project…

New National Sales Apprenticeship Launched by the Minister of State at the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Niall Collins, TD

Mayo Sligo Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) welcomed Minister of State at the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Niall Collins, TD today (10th March 2022) where he launched the new National Sales Apprenticeship in the Landmark Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.   Speaking at the event today Minister Collins said “This is exactly the type of world-class apprenticeship this country needs as we aim to deliver sustainable, well-paid careers to our workers while providing employers with people who have…

Minister Collins launches the Education and Training Boards Ireland Strategic Framework for Outdoor Education and Training Centres

  Minister of State for Skills and Further Education, Niall Collins, today launched the first ETBI Strategic Framework for Outdoor Education and Training Centres. Education and training boards operate twelve outdoor education and training centres (OETCs) across the country and an Outdoor Education Support Service in Dublin. Minister Collins today visited the OETC on Achill Island, established in 1971 as the first of its kind in Ireland, to launch the framework and congratulate those behind it on their vision for the future of…

MSLETB Announces Exciting and Life Changing New Youth Project for South Sligo

In a welcome development for young people in the south Sligo, a new youth service is to be established in the area in the coming months. The new service will provide life-changing opportunities for up to 100 young people aged 10-18 across the area, focusing in particular on Tubbercurry and Ballymote, but providing services also on an outreach basis to Gurteen and Coolaney. The project will proactively work with young people to provide informal and non-formal supports, such as group work and one-to-one…

Call For Service – South Sligo UBU Project

Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim ETB is seeking an organisation with experience of providing services to young people, to deliver a youth service to young people in South Sligo.  This new project is being established in line with the UBU Your Place Your Space scheme funded by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Inclusion, and Youth. Full information and an application form is contained in the Call For Service pack.  Interested parties are invited to apply according to the steps outlined in the Call…

Evening Course Prospectus 2022

Evening Course Prospectus 2022

  Mayo Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) have launched an Evening course prospectus for courses running from January to April 2022. This course prospectus outlines a suite of part-time accredited evening courses that are delivered in a variety of formats to include face-to-face, blended and online learning. Our diverse offering caters to a wide variety of learner groups including the school leaver, the lifelong learner, an employee looking to upskill or to re-engage with education after a long period. For…

Mayo College of Further Education and Training – PLC Courses Application are now open

Mayo College of Further Education and training will be offering 40 PLC courses in September 2022 across our three campuses in Ballina, Castlebar, and Westport. We are delighted to announce that applications are now open, and all courses are listed on www.mayocollege.ie and are available for online applications. Click on the link below to find a list of courses that are available. Main Ad Enrolment 2022

Live Webinar / Webinar Beo will help students as CAO deadline looms

As the Central Admissions Office (CAO) deadline looms, second-level students and their families are invited to a free Live Webinar / Webinar Beo with renowned careers expert, Brian Mooney. De réir mar a thagann spriocdháta na Príomh-Oifige Iontrála (CAO) níos gaire, tugtar cuireadh do mhic léinn dara leibhéal agus dá dteaghlaigh chuig Webinar Beo saor in aisce leis an saineolaí gairme cáiliúil, Brian Mooney. ‘What students need to know / Eolas rí-thábhachtach do mhic léinn’ is the title of the event which will…

A Christmas message from MSLETB Chief Executive

A Christmas message from MSLETB Chief Executive

On behalf of the Chief Executive and MSLETB Executive Management Team, I would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas and New Year. 2021 has been another challenging year for MSLETB. I would like to thank the staff of MSLETB for their ongoing support for our organisation and all our students and learners.  I wish to acknowledge the contribution of each and every staff member, capably led by our managers and leaders, within or schools, centres and administration offices which allowed us…

Minister Harris launches Microsoft Cloud Traineeship Programme in partnership with Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board

Minister Harris launches Microsoft Cloud Traineeship Programme in partnership with Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board

  Tailor made programme developed in collaboration with Microsoft Ireland   Programme designed to equip learners with the digital skills to transition into Cloud-based roles The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD today joined Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) and Microsoft Ireland for the launch of the Microsoft Cloud Traineeship programme. This tailor-made programme has been specifically developed by MSLETB and the education team at Microsoft Ireland to equip people with the…

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board award funding to over 90 community education providers, who receive €450,739.00 funding under the Mitigating against Educational Disadvantage Fund.

Community education projects throughout Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim have received funding under the Mitigating against Educational Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF). The projects will be funded from an overall fund of €6.5 million which was announced by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD. The fund is administered by SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority and the 16 local Education and Training Boards. The aim of the fund is to support community education for adult learners, who have…

Special Needs Assisting Course in County Leitrim

With over 1000 new Special Needs Assisting jobs announced in the recent budget MSLETB are responding by offering a Special Needs Assisting course commencing in January in Carrick-on-Shannon.  Come along to our Information Session on Monday 10th January 2022 at 10am in the Carrick-on-Shannon FET Centre, Market Yard, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim.  For further information please contact Naomi on naomispellman@msletb.ie

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