A career on the front line of life changing decisions

  FURTHER education and training is a sector which caters for everybody. It is where adults can take classes to revisit their basic skills, where mature students return to learning and where people of all ages sit side by side on courses taken with an eye to employment or progression. For the past nineteen years, […]

Letterkenny man catches top job with Donegal ETB

LETTERKENNY man Andy McGovern has been appointed by Donegal ETB as its new Director of Organisation Support and Development (OSD). Mr McGovern replaced Mr Jim McGlynn who retired at the end of December. He has been working at Letterkenny Institute of Technology as Finance Manager for twenty-two years. A former student of St Eunan’s College […]

Career included many changes in Donegal ETB

When Jim McGlynn completed his Leaving Certificate Examinations in 1977 his goal, like many of his peers of that time, was to get a secure, permanent and pensionable job. The attractions of a dependable salary, pension entitlements and the chance of promotion with one employer drew the young Glenfin man towards the Donegal Vocational Education […]

Charting the road from despair to redemption

THE journey from despair to redemption has been carefully plotted through the songs of a Donegal man’s new album ‘Fearless’ which has just been released. Tom Bonner from Ballybofey works with Donegal ETB. He also the father of three young children, twins Lola and Rueben (11) and eight-year-old Iris. An arts graduate from NUI Galway, […]

Changes at ETB schools across Donegal

Donegal ETB has made six senior appointments to its team of Principals and Deputy Principals in four of its post-primary schools across the county for the next academic year. Donegal ETB is the largest education and training provider in the county and manages fifteen out of the county’s twenty-seven post-primary schools. In Carrick two appointments […]

Donegal ETB’s Education and Training Fair 24th January

Donegal ETB’s annual Further Education and Training (FET) Fair will take place on Wednesday 24 January in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny. The Fair remains the county’s number one opportunity to discover learning, attracting over one thousand adults and young people each year. January is traditionally the time to take stock of the year that […]