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Caption L-R: Gary Horgan, Knocknagoshel, Ciara Daly, Listowel, Gavin Lyne, Killarney who are in Abu Dhabi for the

Kerry ETB Trainees Part Of Irish Team At World Skills 2017

October 10, 2017 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

THREE apprentices from Kerry Education and Training Board flew out to Abu Dhabi this week to participate in WorldSkills 2017. Gavin Lyne and Gary Horgan and trainee Ciara Daly, will represent Ireland at the 44th WorldSkills, in the areas of Automobile Technology, Heavy Vehicle Mechanics & Beauty Therapy, competing against 68 other countries. WorldSkills […]

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Launching the new Tourism with Business Course at Kerry ETB were Kerry Tourism Officer John Griffin; Evening Course Manager Kerry ETB Training Centre, Caroline Pull; Area Training Manager, Nora O'Callaghan; Manager of Go Kerry, Grace O'Donnell; CEO of NEWKD Eamon O'Reilly; Kerry ETB Training Officer, Sharon Browne. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Course Is The Business When It Comes To Tourism

September 15, 2017 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE tourism group Go Kerry has collaborated with Kerry Education and Training Board with the support of Kerry County Council and Destination Kerry, to introduce a Tourism with Business Course. This course when finished will offer a level 5 FETAC major award. Participants will learn a whole range of new […]

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Want A Career In Radio? Kerry ETB Has The Course For You

Want A Career In Radio? Kerry ETB Has The Course For You

August 1, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re interested in a career in radio, the Kerry ETB Training Centre are holding an eight week course this month which is an ideal starting point. The Foundation In Radio course — delivered by Radio Kerry Training and starting on August 14 — is an excellent opportunity to access […]

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Music Initiative Enables Presentation Pupils To Develop Their Talent

Music Initiative Enables Presentation Pupils To Develop Their Talent

June 21, 2017 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

PUPILS from Presentation Primary School showcased their musical talents thanks to programme from Kerry Music Education Partnership. The second class pupils put on an impressive musical display on Tuesday when they performed new pieces composed with the help of musician and tutor, Donal Moroney. Second class pupils completed the introductory […]

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Kathleen Barrett, a tutor at Kerry ETB, who won a silver award at the Bloom Garden Festival.

Kerry ETB Tutor Wins Silver Award At Bloom Festival

June 1, 2017 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY ETB Horticulture Tutor has won a Silver Award at the Bloom Garden Festival in Dublin. Kathleen Barrett’s stunningly creative flower hat piece impressed the judges at the famous festival. Kathleen is currently teaching horticulture to community groups at the Kerry County Council allotments in Tralee’s Deans Lane and […]

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Shane O’Connor, Grainne McPolin and John Herlihy at the Kerry ETB Training Centre Presentation of Certificate Ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students’ Hard Work Pays Off At Kerry ETB Presentation Ceremony

April 8, 2017 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 530 certificates issued by Kerry ETB Training Centre for Spring 2017 and many students were in the Rose Hotel for a presentation of Certificates Ceremony on Thursday night. Awards were presented on the evening for 26 different courses completed, both as full time day courses and part time evening course delivery. […]

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Mariam Galvin Kerry ETB , Kate Kennelly KCC , Anne O'Dwyer Kerry ETB , Mayor of Kerry Michael O'Shea , Miranda Cournane Kerry ETB , Maria Treacy student in Music , Dec Barry KDYS , Helena Hennessey , Moira Murell (Chief Excu of KCC) ,and Bridget Crowley IT Tralee . Pictured at the launch of the Kerry Education and Training Board and Kerry County Council in partnership with the Institute of Technology, Tralee, Kerry Diocesan Youth Service , Ealain na Gaeltachta and local music educators and schools, have announced their intention to apply to Music Generation for up to €600,000 in seed funding to develop new music education initiatives for children and young people across Co. Kerry.
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PRESS INFO -- Kerry Music Education Partnership announces plans to secure Music Generation funding from U2 and The Ireland Funds to increase access to music for children and young peopleKerry Education and Training Board and Kerry County Council in partnership with the Institute of Technology, Tralee, Kerry Diocesan Youth Service , Ealain na Gaeltachta and local music educators and schools, have announced their intention to apply to Music Generation for up to €600,000 in seed funding to develop new music education initiatives for children and young people across Co. Kerry.Music Generation is Ireland’s National Music Education Programme that transforms the lives of children and young people through access to high quality performance music education in their locality. Tuition programmes which encompass all musical genres and all types of instruments and vocal styles, are delivered locally by skilled professional musicians. Initiated by Music Network, Music Generation is co-funded by U2, The Ireland Funds, the Department of Education and Skills and local Music Education Partnerships. Music Generation is already in operation in Louth, Mayo, Sligo, Cork City, Laois, Wicklow, Carlow, Limerick City, Offaly, Westmeath, Clare, South Dublin and Donegal. During its current development phase, Music Generation hopes to include up to 9 additional regions in its programme over the period 2017-2021.For the past number of years, Kerry Music Education Partnership, led by Kerry Education and Training Board, has been working with local providers to pilot a number of new music education initiatives as part of its Take Note Music Project. According to Project Coordinator, Miranda Cournane, “this will be a fantastic opportunity for children and young people across Co. Kerry to access high quality music education initiatives in their own locality. We know from research studies that young people in particular have a need to engage with music. As well as the numerous cognitive benefits that arise from the learning of a musical instrument, children and young people also benefit socially and emotionally from participating in music-making”.

Funding Of €600,000 Sought To Develop Music Education Initiatives in Kerry

April 5, 2017 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board and Kerry County Council in partnership with the Institute of Technology, Tralee, Kerry Diocesan Youth Service , Ealain na Gaeltachta and local music educators and schools, have announced their intention to apply to Music Generation for up to €600,000 in seed funding to develop new music […]

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Ciara Mulcare and Tanya Sheehan at Kerry ETB Education and Training Fair at the Brandon Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Huge Crowds Attend Kerry ETB Education and Training Fair

March 23, 2017 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB held its annual Further Education and Training Fair, on Wednesday from 10am to 6pm at the Brandon Hotel, with a massive turnout of people visiting throughout the day. The event was free and demonstrated a variety of interactive skill demonstrations ranging from stonecutting, to 3D printing that can make prototypes, culinary arts, […]

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Kerry Film To Get Charity Screening In Tralee Omniplex Next Week

March 22, 2017 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

A FILM made in Kerry is to get special charity screenings in Listowel, Tralee and Killarney over the next few weeks. “Making It”  is a full length feature film which was written, directed and produced here in Kerry by current trainees and former trainees at the National Digital Skills Centre at […]

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Students at Coláiste Gleann Lí preparing for a music performance as part of Kerry Music Education Partnership’s pilot Take Note Vocal and Instrumental Tuition Initiative.

Hopes For New Music Education Initiatives For Young People Across Kerry

March 15, 2017 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board in partnership with Kerry County Council, the Institute of Technology, Tralee, Kerry Diocesan Youth Service, Ealain na Gaeltachta and local music educators and schools have announced their intention to apply to Music Generation for up to €600,000 in seed funding to develop new music education initiatives […]

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Sharon Browne, Adult Education Officer Kerry ETB; Mr. Owen O’Donnell Director of Further Education and Training with Kerry ETB; Shivaun Shanahan, Adult Education Officer Kerry ETB and Colm McEvoy, CEO of Kerry ETB.

Kerry ETB Fair Is A Must For Jobseekers And Those Looking To Upskill

March 11, 2017 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB will hold its annual Further Education and Training Fair, on Wednesday, March, 22 from 10am to 6pm at the Brandon Hotel. The public are invited to this free event with a variety of interactive skill demonstrations ranging from stonecutting, to 3D printing that can make prototypes, culinary arts, tour guiding, hairdressing, […]

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Kerry ETB Student Wins First Prize In National Skills Competition

Kerry ETB Student Wins First Prize In National Skills Competition

March 7, 2017 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY ETB student won a top award in a national competition last week. Ciara Daly from Listowel was awarded first prize in The Ireland Skills National Beauty Therapy  Competition 2017 at Kerry ETB Training Centre. The Ireland Skills National Beauty Therapy Competition was held at Kerry ETB Training Centre last […]

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Take The Step To Professional Photography With Kerry ETB Course

Take The Step To Professional Photography With Kerry ETB Course

February 17, 2017 at 12:11 pm 1 comment

IF you think you have what it takes to move from photo enthusiast to paid professional photographer, a new course based in Tralee might be the perfect place to start. In today’s world, where every smartphone packs a high quality camera, understanding the basics of photography has never been more […]

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Award-winning students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí with Principal Austin Ó Seachnasaigh at the Kerry ETB awards on Friday night at IT Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Honoured At Kerry ETB Schools Awards

January 22, 2017 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 200 people attended the Kerry Education and Training Board Annual Student Awards event which was held in the IT Tralee North Campus on Friday night. The guest of honour was Garda Yohan Hunt,  a former Tralee Youthreach student who is a founding member of Tralee First Responders. Colm McEvoy CEO Kerry […]

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Kerry ETB To Help You Scale New Heights As A Wind Turbine Technician

Kerry ETB To Help You Scale New Heights As A Wind Turbine Technician

January 20, 2017 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY ETB is running a course where the graduates have excellent opportunities in a growing industry. Kerry ETB runs a unique and innovative Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician programme at its flagship training centre in Monavalley, Tralee. This programme addresses the growing demand for skilled technicians.  The wind turbine sector is actively seeking […]

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Melanie Smith of Coláiste Gleann Lí receiving her runner-up prize from Colm McEvoy of Kerry ETB. Also included is student Snjezana Herbsts and Assistant Principal of Coláiste Gleann Lí, Maryanne Lowney. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Take Part In Kerry ETB Christmas Card Competition

December 13, 2016 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board received over 200 entries from their eight Kerry ETB Schools throughout the county for their annual Christmas Card Competition. The standard was so high, that apart from the one overall winner, this year there were four runners up picked by the judges. The winner and runner-ups were invited […]

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PHOTOS: Major Conference Held On Role Of Education In Achieving Social Justice

PHOTOS: Major Conference Held On Role Of Education In Achieving Social Justice

November 29, 2016 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  A MAJOR Education Conference was held on Friday in the Institute Technology Tralee (Dromtacker) aimed at supporting the critical role of education in achieving social justice. The event was organised by The Kerry Interagency Committee on Education Inclusion and sponsored by Kerry Education and Training Board and South Kerry Development Partnership through the SICAP […]

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One Third Of Kerry ETB Course Graduates Go Straight Into Employment

One Third Of Kerry ETB Course Graduates Go Straight Into Employment

November 21, 2016 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

  PARTICIPATION in further education on Kerry ETB courses is getting people jobs as well as places on University and Institute of Technology courses according to a new study. The study shows that courses originally set up, either as a bridge from basic education or as an alternative route to college, are […]

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Most Kerry ETB Schools To Be Unaffected By Teachers’ Strike Action

Most Kerry ETB Schools To Be Unaffected By Teachers’ Strike Action

October 25, 2016 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE most secondary schools in the country will be affected by teachers’ strike action on Thursday, most Kerry ETB schools, including Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí and Coláiste Gleann Lí will not be affected. Industrial action by members of the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) now looks likely to go ahead after they failed to […]

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Beauty Therapy students Maureen Brosnan, Jessica O'Connor, Sheena Murray and Emma Herlihy at the Kerry ETB Presentation of Certificates ceremony in The Rose Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry ETB Students Receive Just Rewards For Hard Work

October 20, 2016 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 200 students received qualifications at the Kerry Education and Training Board Presentation of Certificates ceremony at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday. Awards were presented for 30 different courses in 10 categories, completed both as full-time day courses and part-time evening course delivery with special guest, Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh delivering […]

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Credit Unions Support Students With Funding For Post-Leaving Cert Course Studies

October 3, 2016 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS week, Chapter 23 credit unions have announced its sponsorship of the Padraig Pearse fund to assist adult learners who face financial hardship in completing their post Leaving Cert courses. The fund is being administrated through Kerry Education and Training Board and will be allocated to those needing additional financial […]

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Community National School Planned For Kerry By 2018

Community National School Planned For Kerry By 2018

September 21, 2016 at 12:35 pm 1 comment

  EDUCATION and Training Boards Ireland is hoping that a Community National School will be established in Kerry by 2018. Community National Schools (CNS) are state-funded, multidenominational schools which were established in 2008 on a pilot basis. There are now 11 Community National Schools (CNS) in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow, Meath, […]

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New Director Of Further Education And Training At Kerry ETB

New Director Of Further Education And Training At Kerry ETB

August 31, 2016 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Education and Training Board has announced the appointment of Mr. Owen O’Donnell as the new Director of Further Education and Training with Kerry Education and Training Board. The Education and Training sector has been through a period of restructuring in recent years with the establishment of 16 Education and Training Boards […]

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Sponsored: Over 4,000 Courses To Be Found On Kerry ETB Website

Sponsored: Over 4,000 Courses To Be Found On Kerry ETB Website

August 25, 2016 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

  OVER 4,000 Further Education and Training courses can now be found in one place – Kerry Education and Training Board’s website. A new national website, developed by SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, and Education and Training Boards Ireland will allow learners to access information about Further Education […]

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Kerry ETB Graduate Wins Two Global Awards In London

Kerry ETB Graduate Wins Two Global Awards In London

July 12, 2016 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

  A KERRY ETB Training Centre graduate received two prestigious global awards in London for his work and achievement during his training course in Radio. Dan Kearney from Castleisland received a City and Guilds Global Gold Medal of Excellence in London against global competition for his outstanding work during his […]

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From Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai, Ursellla Mhochóir, Janine Ní Chonchúir and Loraine De Nais at the Kerry ETB 1916 commemoration event in The Rose Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Kerry ETB Schools 1916 Commemoration Event

April 13, 2016 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 250 second level students attended the Kerry Education and Training Board 1916 Commemoration Event on Tuesday April 12 in The Rose Hotel, Tralee. The event was co-hosted by Kerry Music Education Partnership, a music education initiative led by Kerry ETB, in partnership with Kerry County Council, the Institute of […]

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At the signing of tenders for a new Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai secondary school were, front from left: Thomas Walsh, Colm McEvoy (Kerry ETB), Cllr Jim Finucane (Leas‐Cathaoirleach), Moira Murrell (Chief Executive) and Anne O'Dwyer (Kerry ETB). Back: Edward O'Neil (Kerry ETB) Rory Ó Cinnéide, Noreen O'Connor (Solicitor Kerry County Council), Tomas O Conchubhair (Chairperson Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai), Seamus Cosai Fitzgerald (Deputy Principal Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai)), Teresa Dean, Michael Scannell, Johnny Healy Rae and Cllr Jimmy Moleney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

New Gaelcholáiste Secondary School For Tralee Moves A Step Closer

March 22, 2016 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí secondary school to be located between Hawley Park and University Hospital Kerry took a step closer yesterday. The site was transferred from Kerry County Council to Kerry Enterprise and Training Board ownership on Monday. It is hoped that building will commence towards the end of 2017 with […]

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Kerry ETB Course Graduate Wins Global Award

Kerry ETB Course Graduate Wins Global Award

March 16, 2016 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

A GRADUATE of the Kerry ETB Radio Broadcasting Course run by Radio Kerry Training, has won a prestigious Global Award. Castleisland native, Dan Kearney, has been awarded a City & Guilds Medal for his portfolio, which includes his documentary ‘Once Were Champions’ about Castleisland Desmonds’ winning the 1985 All-Ireland Senior Football […]

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Award-winning students from Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Micheál Ó Moráin, Jane D'Altúin, Róisín Ní Churraí, Barra Ó Siochrú, Ríona Breathnach, Máire Ní Threantaigh and Caoimhe Ní  Mhuircheartaigh at the awards in IT Tralee on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Students Honoured At Annual Kerry ETB Awards

January 16, 2016 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 200 people attended the Kerry Education and Training Board Annual Student Awards event held in the Institute of Technology Tralee, North Campus, on Friday night. The guest of honour was Tralee native and major figure in women’s rugby both in Connacht and Ireland, Ruth O’Reilly. Ruth was one of the Irish […]

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Jeannie Bobiles of Castleisland Community College accepts her prize from Colm McEvoy CEO of Kerry ETB after winning the Kerry ETB Christmas Card Competition. Also included, from left; Principal of Castleisland Community College, Carmel Kelly; Jeannie's mother Teresita and sister Jillian, art teacher at Castleisland Community College, Pia Thornton and Teresa Lonergan,  Deputy Principal. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Cheer At Kerry ETB As Competition Winners Collect Prizes

December 14, 2015 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR students with artistic talent from around the county received prizes today as part the Kerry Education & Training Board Christmas Card Art Competition. Kerry ETB ran its annual Christmas card competition which is open to all students in the eight Kerry ETB Schools and there was a high standard of […]

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