€400,000 In Funding For IT Tralee

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€400,000 in funding has been secured for IT Tralee. The funding is part of a wider package of investment by Government towards the higher education sector.

In August €990k was announced for IT Tralee. This total funding of €1,390,000 will be used for capital works and equipment.

Minister for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley welcomed the news yesterday, saying; “I am delighted to welcome this level of funding for IT Tralee. This funding represents the highest level of devolved capital allocations in a decadefor higher education investment across the board.

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“Nationally, some €15m has been announced through the Department of Further and Higher Education. We need to allow our higher education institutes to facilitate the safest possible learning experience should students need to attend campus. This funding will allow IT Tralee invest in additional works to protect students and staff as we learn to live with Covid-19.

“Today’s funding will also be used to assist blended and online learning which will enhance the services provided for students,” concluded Minister Foley.

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