Welcome to our Skills Newsletter June 2019. This feature illustrates some key sector and skills updates, that we encourage all our company contacts to engage with us to meeting your skills needs. We look forward to working with you in the year ahead.
YOUR SKILLS NEEDS= OUR ACTION PLAN Our focus is on identifying skills needs with industry/education so local talent is as well aligned to industry need as possible.
Springboard+ 2019 – Launched
Government launches Springboard+ 2019. More than 9,000 free or subsidised places on 285 upskilling and reskilling courses, with emphasis on importance of digital economy. Dublin Approved programmes listed. Read More
Educational Provider HE- Trinity College Dublin
Taoiseach opens 80 million Trinity Business School. An €80 million building for the Trinity Business School at Trinity College Dublin was opened today by Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar. The flagship development will house the scaled up Trinity Business School, a global leader in innovative business education programmes. Read More
Educational Provider FE – Killester College awards Employability Skills
As part of the Killester College of Further Education (CDETB) this year saw our Dublin Regional Skills Chair Siobhan O’Shea present 4 students with an Employability Skills Award. Read More
Sector Update – Logistics & Transport
Logistics & Transport Team of the Year – IITA Awards presented to the Logistics Associate Consortium. Congratulations to all involved in collaboration with industry associations and TU Dublin for the delivery of the first Apprenticeship for Logistics Industry.
Balbriggan Plan – Education & Training Focus
20m plan to see Balbriggan transformed. A Balbriggan Leadership Group, chaired by Professor Brian MacCraith, President, Dublin City University, had prepared a menu of different initiatives for the €20million-plus rejuvenation plan – an ambitious new vision for the town Read More
EXPLORE is a Regional Skills initiative developed to help address the issue of Ireland’s low level of participation in lifelong learning, in manufacturing employment. An initiative funded by the department of education and skills.Dublin sees an offering in CDETB (Rathmines & Colaiste Dhulaigh) as well as DDLETB (Blanchardstown Adult Education Service part of Dublin Dun Laoghaire Education and Training Board).