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  • Image of the QQI Logo
    Published On: August 4, 2022

    QQI Inaugural Review of Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) is delighted to formally publish the Review Report of the QQI appointed expert panel that undertook the inaugural review in November 2021.   The inaugural review process afforded CMETB Further Education and Training (FET) Services the opportunity to critically reflect on and evaluate […]

  • Members of the ETB Board
    Published On: July 21, 2022

    CMETB launch new Strategy Statement

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) has launched its Strategy Statement for 2022-2026.  The new strategy sets out the ETB’s path over the next five years ‘to lead and deliver excellence in education and training for all’.

    As the state authority for education and training in counties Cavan and […]

  • Image of Cavan Institute’s Microsoft Innovator Educators – 2022
    Published On: July 18, 2022

    Cavan Institute submit an extensive application to become a Microsoft Showcase School

    In August 2021, Cavan Institute applied for and was accepted to the MS Incubator Schools programme. As part of the application process for the programme, a self-evaluation against a number of metrics was undertaken. Having completed this evaluation, key targets for improvement were identified. In September 2021, Cavan Institute’s Management […]

  • Representatives from Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board, Lakeland Dairies, Monaghan Mushrooms and Monaghan Institute pictured at Lakeland Dairies in Bailieborough
    Published On: July 5, 2022

    CMETB partner with Lakeland Dairies and Monaghan Mushrooms to promote a career in science

    Discover a promising career in Science

    Your Future is our Focus – Do you find it difficult to make career choices as it is a decision that can affect the rest of your life?  Are you waiting for CAO offers? If you are thinking about a career in Science, Cavan and […]

  • Image of Rosie Croarkin - Principal of Ballybay CC
    Published On: July 4, 2022

    CMETB appoint new principal to Ballybay Community College

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) has appointed Ms.Rosemary (Rosie) Croarkin as the new Principal of Ballybay Community College.

    New principal, Rosemary is originally from Monaghan Town and is a former student of Beech Hill College Monaghan. She qualified as a teacher of Religion and English from Mater Dei […]

  • Skills to Advance Initiative
    Published On: June 28, 2022

    CMETB Employer Services – providing local industry relevant training

    The Employer Services unit of Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training board (CMETB) work closely with employers and enterprises to support them in ensuring their businesses can keep apace in an ever-changing labour environment.

    CMETB Employer Services can help your business succeed by providing the support needed to develop the workforce […]

  • Planet Youth Cavan Monaghan Launch Event 2022
    Published On: June 6, 2022

    Planet Youth Cavan Monaghan Launch

    On Friday 3rd June, Planet Youth Cavan Monaghan was officially launched at the Garage Theatre, Monaghan.

    Building on the work of colleagues in the Western Region (Galway, Mayo & Roscommon) who introduced Planet Youth to Ireland in 2018, the Cavan Monaghan Implementation Group introduced Planet Youth into both counties, following a […]

  • Green Day Celebrations 2022
    Published On: May 24, 2022

    CMETB goes ‘Green’ for Climate Action

    Green Day at CMETB

    A ‘Go Green Day’ was held on Friday 13th May across the CMETB community to help raise awareness among staff and learners around what actions we can take to address Climate Change.

    To mark the occasion staff wore something green on the day and took part in a […]

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    Published On: May 19, 2022

    CMETB and IRHA launch a new HGV Professional Driving Traineeship

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) in partnership with The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) recently held a Launch Event in the Garage Theatre, Monaghan for the new HGV Professional Driving Traineeship programme. The new Traineeship, which was created to address the shortage of drivers in the industry, includes […]

  • Image of a group of people
    Published On: May 16, 2022

    Launch of the National Hairdressing Apprenticeship in Cavan Institute 2022

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) in partnership with Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board (LCETB) recently hosted an Employers Briefing for the National Hairdressing Apprenticeship.  Many local employers in the Cavan and Monaghan region attended the event.

    CMETB are currently enrolling for the National Hairdressing Apprenticeship leading […]

  • Image of Funding Announcement
    Published On: May 13, 2022

    Funding Announcement: Mitigating Against Educational Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF) / Community Education Grants

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) is delighted to announce that following the success of projects funded through the Mitigating against Educational Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF) in 2020 & 2021, CMETB has received an additional allocation for 2022.

    Administered locally by CMETB on behalf of SOLAS, this fund is designed […]

  • CMETB Youth Services
    Published On: May 4, 2022

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board – Now accepting nominations for the Youth Work Volunteer Awards 2022

    Is there a Youth Work Volunteer in your youth club or community who you feel deserves the recognition for the commitment they have given to young people in your area?

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) invite you to complete the Volunteer Achievement […]

  • Ukraine Response Image
    Published On: April 14, 2022

    CMETB’s Response to the Ukrainian Crisis

    In line with the national response by Education and Training Boards Ireland (ETBI), Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) are joining efforts to meet the needs of Ukrainian people as they enter Ireland.

    The 16 education and training boards across the State have set up “Regional Education and Language […]

  • Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre
    Published On: April 8, 2022

    Developments at Tanagh Outdoor Education and Training Centre

    Pictured L-R: Dr Fiona McGrath (Chief Executive, CMETB), Michelle Forester (Centre Director, Tanagh Outdoor Education & Training Centre) & Councillor Colm Carthy (Chairperson, CMETB)

    There are a number of exciting new developments at Tanagh Outdoor Education and Training Centre, which will greatly enhance the range of activities available on site. A […]

  • Image of Dr Fiona McGrath - Acting CE CMETB
    Published On: March 15, 2022Tags:

    New acting Chief Executive appointed for Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board

    The new acting Chief Executive at Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) has been confirmed as Dr Fiona McGrath.

    Dr McGrath was formally appointed following a recent meeting of the ETB board. The role will be an interim one until August 2022. Fiona will officially take up her new […]

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    Published On: March 7, 2022Tags:

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board Leaving Certificate students first to engage on new Blended Leaving Certificate Polish Course

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board Leaving Certificate students first to engage on new Blended Leaving Certificate Polish Course

    Languages Connect, Ireland’s Strategy for Foreign Languages in Education (2017-2026) recognises ‘’the need to diversify beyond current curricular languages and support the new Irish in maintaining and growing their own capacity […]

  • ADULT LEARNERS week image
    Published On: February 24, 2022Tags:

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board- Adult Learners’ Week 2022

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board launch a range of new and exciting events and taster sessions to celebrate Adult Learners’ Week 2022

    This year’s annual AONTAS Adult Learners’ Festival will take place from 7th – 11th March 2022.

    This year’s theme is Learn Your Way – prospective learners can learn a range […]

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    Published On: February 23, 2022Tags:

    Multi-Million Euro Funding Announcement for new Education Campus at Cavan Institute

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board is delighted to announce that the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris T.D. has confirmed that funding has been specifically earmarked to deliver a major new state-of-the-art Education Campus for Cavan Institute.

    Speaking to local radio on Wednesday […]

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    Published On: February 23, 2022Tags: ,

    Tender Call – Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board Call for Youth Service: UBU New Services 2022 – Cavan Town 

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board is seeking (via e-tenders) an organisation with experience of providing services to young people, to deliver a youth service to young people in Cavan Town, Co. Cavan.

    This new project is being established in line with the UBU Your Place Your Space Scheme funded […]

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    Published On: February 23, 2022Tags: ,

    Local Youth Club Grant Scheme 2022

    Local Youth Club Grant Scheme 2022 incorporating the National Quality Standards for Volunteer-led Youth Groups

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board is inviting Volunteer Led Youth Groups/Activities to apply for one-off funding under one of the following two categories:

    1. a) Youth Work Club Grant or
    2. b) Youth Activity Club Grant.

     

    The […]

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    Published On: February 9, 2022Tags:

    Public Appointments Service has recommended John Kearney for appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the National Council for Special Education

    Public Appointments Service has recommended John Kearney for appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the National Council for Special Education.

    The Chief Executive of Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board, Mr. John Kearney has been recommended for appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the National Council for Special Education […]

  • Collage of Youth Services Image
    Published On: February 2, 2022Tags:

    Chairperson of Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board visits community groups in the region that benefited from funding under the Mitigating against Educational Disadvantage Fund.

    In late 2021, Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) was awarded over €640,000 in funding to address educational disadvantage. This funding was allocated by SOLAS to CMETB as part of The Mitigating Against Educational Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF).

    The Mitigating Against Educational Disadvantage Fund (MAEDF) aims to address educational disadvantage […]

  • Assessment of English Language Competency Cover
    Published On: December 10, 2021Tags:

    Minister Harris Launches New Resources to Help Migrant Learners Improve Their English Language Skills

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board is delighted to have supported SOLAS in developing the Initial and Ongoing Assessment of English Language Competency of Migrant Learners in Further Education and Training– Research Report, Guidelines and Toolkit.  A timely and useful resource for Education and Training Boards

    Chief Executive of Cavan […]

  • Image taken of the stage at the Garage Theatre
    Published On: November 30, 2021Tags:

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board host ‘Standing Together’ Celebrating 3 years of Generation Apprenticeship talent and creativity

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board host ‘Standing Together’ Celebrating 3 years of Generation Apprenticeship talent and creativity

    In November 2021, The Garage Theatre, hosted ‘Standing Together’ a celebration of 3 years of Generation Apprenticeship talent & creativity. Organised by SOLAS with support from the wider apprenticeship community and Cavan […]

  • A Collage image of Youth Activities: swimming, canoeing, picnic
    Published On: November 29, 2021Tags:

    Local Youth Projects win vouchers for Tanagh Outdoor Education and Training Centre

    Throughout October weekly competitions were held for a €250 voucher for Tanagh Outdoor Education and Training Centre for the public to nominate their favourite Youth Club by telling us you think why they deserve to win the prize.

    Winners Included: Mullagh Girl Guides and Virginia Scouts.

  • An aerial image of Clones
    Published On: November 29, 2021Tags:

    Celebration of Youth Work Projects across Cavan and Monaghan

    During the month of October, Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board Youth Services celebrated the excellent Youth Work that is being delivered through our Youth Projects across Cavan and Monaghan.

    To celebrate we showcased video snippets of our staff-led Youth Services.

    Check the videos out here

  • Largy College visit Monaghan Institute
    Published On: November 29, 2021Tags:

    Largy College students visit Monaghan Institute

    Students from Largy College, Clones, recently enjoyed a tour of Monaghan Institute and they are looking forward to the taster courses in January 2021.

  • Collage of Language Day images
    Published On: November 29, 2021Tags: ,

    Think Languages Day 2021 Celebrated at Beech Hill College and Virginia College.

    Think Languages Day 2021 at Beech Hill College and Virginia College.

    November 22nd 2021 marked Think Languages Day 2021.

    There was lots of activity in Beech Hill College, Monaghan where the College welcomes a very special guest- Lithuanian Ambassador Marijus Gudynas.

    Think Languages Day was also celebrated in Virginia College, Cavan.

  • Image of a microphone
    Published On: November 29, 2021Tags:

    Chief Executive, John Kearney provides an update of the ambitious plans for Breifne College at CMETB Board Meeting

    The Board members of Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) held its November meeting in the Garage Theatre, Monaghan on Tuesday 16th November 2021.

    During the meeting, Chief Executive of Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board, Mr. John Kearney made a presentation updating the Board regarding the recent […]

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    Published On: November 15, 2021Tags:

    CAO inclusion of Further Education & Training, Apprenticeship “important step” towards parity of esteem  

    CAO inclusion of Further Education & Training, Apprenticeship “important step” towards parity of esteem  

    Enhanced CAO website to include all options for school leavers

    From 12pm today, school leavers have visibility of their Further Education & Training (FET) and Apprenticeship options for the first time on the CAO website. Welcoming […]

  • Breifne College Design
    Published On: November 5, 2021Tags:

    Department of Education Approves Grant for the Provision of Additional Accommodation at Breifne College, Cavan

    5th November 2021

     

    Department of Education Approves Grant for the Provision of Additional Accommodation at Breifne College, Cavan.

     

    Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) is delighted to announce that the Minister for Education, Norma Foley T.D. has approved an all in grant for the provision of additional accommodation at Breifne […]

  • Image of International Youth Day logo
    Published On: August 12, 2021Tags:

    International Youth Day

    International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12th each year and focuses on tweens and teens and their place in society.

    It is not just about protecting them, but to include them in the development of communities around the world.

    The Day gives an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, […]