Cavan and Monaghan ETB’s Adult and Further Education programme is organised and co-ordinated by the Adult Education Organiser (AEO), Dr Linda Pinkster. The AEO is supported by the Adult Education Board comprised of representatives from NEHB, Solas, IFA, MACRA, Teagasc, Co Partnership, Adult Literacy Scheme, Second Level Schools, ETB, ICA as well as business and community organisations. Services and programmes provided include adult and community education classes, literacy service, VTOS programme, adult guidance service, I.T. outreach training, F.E. courses, BTEI programme etc.
In the context of the Government’s (2000) White Paper on Adult Education “Learning for Life” (available on the publications section of the Department of Education and Skills website – www.education.ie ) – CMETB aims to offer a wide range of education and training opportunities and supports for adults in the region. This is a rapidly expanding and an ever changing field, which has evolved to meet the needs of local communities.
Deirdre Byrne, Adult Education Officer
Cavan and Monaghan ETB
Telephone: 047 84900