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Mohill Community College Leaving Cert student celebrates full attendance Primary and Second Level – 13 years of commitment to education

Mohill Community College Leaving Cert student celebrates full attendance Primary and Second Level – 13 years of commitment to education

Leaving Certificate Student Conor Canning receives his award for six years’ unbroken attendance in Mohill Community College.  Preceded by seven years’ unbroken attendance in his Primary School in Aughavas, Conor also received special recognition from TESS (Tusla Education Support Service). We wish Conor well for the future. Conor is pictured here with his mother Ms. Mary Canning, his sister Chloe, and with Ms. Martina Callinan, Deputy Principal and Ms. Una Duffy, Principal.    

Mohill Students show their support for County Mayo in All Ireland Final

Mohill Students show their support for County Mayo in All Ireland Final

The students in Mohill Community College, County Leitrim are showing their support and are sharing the excitement for County Mayo in the All Ireland Final on Saturday against County Tyrone. They are wishing County Mayo all the best in the final tomorrow. MSLETB are sure all our colleagues, learners and students based in County Mayo, and the Mayo team will be delighted to receive their support. Some of the excitement and well-wishing is captured in this poem as Gaeilge by Alicja, a student…

Sligo College of Further Education welcomes Minister Harris

Sligo College of Further Education welcomes Minister Harris

                                       Minister for Further and Higher Education, Simon Harris visited Sligo CFE on Wednesday 25th August, as part of a tour of Further & Higher Education centres in the region. The Minister met with students and staff, to discuss programmes and initiatives that the college is involved with, and to look at the future development of the college. Minister Harris met with a number of…

MSLETB inviting applications for Mitigating against Education Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF)

MSLETB inviting applications for Mitigating against Education Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF)

Mayo, Sligo Leitrim ETB in conjunction with SOLAS launches an open call for funding aimed primarily at local Community Education Providers/Groups. The Mitigating Against Educational Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF) aims to address educational disadvantage which may be experienced by adult learners and has a particular focus on supporting the engagement and reengagement of adult learners in the community. This call aims to reduce barriers to participation in Further Education and Training (FET) by facilitating wider access to digital technologies, equipment, materials, and other supports.  Eligibility details and the application form can be accessed (MAED External Application Form 2021). Please email all queries and/or applications to maed2021@msletb.ie  or call 1800 100 100.

MSLETB selected by Creative Ireland to establish a Local Creative Youth Partnership

  Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB in partnership with NYCI’s National Youth Arts Programme has been selected to develop a Local Creative Youth Partnership (LCYP) in their ETB region.  The aim of these partnerships is to develop stronger links between the arts, cultural, heritage sector and the youth work sector in each of the three counties.  These partnership aims to provide more opportunities for young people to engage with creative activities in out-of-school settings with a particular focus on those that are most…

MSLETB Call for Youth Service

MSLETB Call for Youth Service

        Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB (MSLETB) are seeking an organisation with experience of providing services to young people, to deliver a youth service to young people in the Erris region. This new project is being established in line with the UBU Your Place Your Space Scheme which is funded by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY). The mission of the UBU Your Place Your Space Funding Scheme is: “To provide out-of-school supports to young people…

New Youth Project for Erris, Co. Mayo

New Youth Project for Erris, Co. Mayo

  Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB received news this week that they were successful in their application to develop a new youth project for the Erris area in Mayo.  This follows a national competition held by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY).  The competition was open to all 16 ETBs in the country to enter, with just two projects – including this one – selected to proceed.   Speaking about the new project, ETB Youth Officer, Breda Ruane said…

MSLETB Community Education Mayo 

MSLETB Community Education Mayo 

Congratulations to Ballina Family Resource Centre and especially to its Bridging The Gaps Group for its artwork. These classes were in Upcycling Art and took place online. Examples of its work are shown above. Thanks to Helen Tuffy Art tutor for all her work and to the staff of the Ballina Family Resource Centre and the Western Care Day services in Ballina/Crossmolina.  

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