The Erasmus student exchange Programme was established by the European Union in 1987 and many of our schools and centres have participated in it over the years. Erasmus+ runs from 2021-2027 and our Arranmore Island school, Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada, has been involved in an Erasmus+ funded project since 2020 which…

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Next month our Director of Further Education and Training (FET) Cróna Gallagher will retire after twenty-three years of service. In our second April blog, she reflects on how the Service has developed in that time. I started working as an Adult Education Officer in Donegal VEC in May 1999. It…

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On 31 March we launched our new Strategy Statement and, in this blog, our Chief Executive Anne McHugh tells us more about it. Donegal ETB’s 2022-2026 Strategy Statement sets out the high-level priorities and objectives that we aim to achieve over the next five years. Our mission, vision, values and…

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Emilia Niewulska is one of our Adult Literacy Organisers and also a committee member of the county-wide Read Donegal (Read DL) initiative which is currently underway. In this blog she tells us more about this reading initiative which we’ve supported since it’s inception. Read Donegal (Read DL) is an annual reading…

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Tá Dolores Mhic Géidigh ag obair mar Eagraí Litearthachta do Sheirbhísí Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Oiliúna i nGort a’ Choirce.  Tá sí mar ionadaí ag ETB Dhún na nGall ar choiste stiúrtha Bhreacadh.  Insíonn sí tuilleadh dúinn faoin tionscadal sa bhlag seo. Cad é a chiallaíonn an focal ‘Breacadh’? Tá cúpla…

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Digital Media Literacy is one of the many short courses offered to our Junior Cycle students. In our second February blog, Finn Valley College third year students Charlie Ward and Sarah O Donnell tell us more about one aspect of this short course, Digital Citizenship. As students participating in the…

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Pauline Doherty is an ICT and Accounts Teacher in our Milford Further Education and Training (FET) Centre and is a member of the Community of Practice team that developed a Digital Citizenship website for both our post-primary and FET students and teachers. In this blog she tells us more about…

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We directly manage fifteen of the county’s twenty-seven post-primary schools and are a trustee partner for a further eight Community and Comprehensive schools. Our school Principals play a vital leadership role in managing our school communities but what does this involve? In this blog, Danny McFadden who is Principal of…

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Christina McEleney is the Coordinator for Alcohol & other Drugs Education and Training for the North West Region, hosted by Donegal ETB. She is also a professionally qualified Workplace Wellbeing specialist and supports our Workplace Wellbeing activities. In this blog, Christina provides some tips on what staff, students and the…

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