News

Difficult to Fill Vacancies - Survey Published

Report conducted by the Skills and Labour Market Research Unit (SLMRU) in SOLAS

18 January 2022 

17 new Apprenticeship Programmes to be developed in 2022

Under the Action Plan for Apprenticeships, the number of new apprentice registrations is to grow to 10,000 per year by 2025

11 January 2022 

New €2,000 support for Apprenticeship Employers

This is the first time that financial support has been extended to apprentice employers.

21 December 2021 

Monitoring Ireland's Skills Supply 2021 - Annual Report

15th report produced by the SLMRU which monitors the supply of skills to the labour market from Ireland's education and training system.

16 December 2021 

Generation Apprenticeship - Employer of the Year 2021

The awards showcase the talent and energy of Ireland’s thriving apprenticeship employer sector.

15 December 2021 

OECD Skills Strategy Ireland - New Project Announced

Minister Harris and OECD Secretary General Mathias Cormann announce plans for an examination of Ireland’s Skills Strategy

26 November 2021 

EGFSN Report - Skills for Zero Carbon

New report published by EGFSN identifying skills needed to deliver on the Climate Action Plan through to 2030

24 November 2021 

MHFA - Online Staff Awareness Session

Mental Health Awareness Session for Staff is a 1 hour programme that is designed to enhance employees’ understanding of mental health and mental h...

10 November 2021 

Coding Careers for Women - how your company can get involved

The Coding Careers for Women programme offers women a pathway into a career in the tech industry - a stepping stone to a career in the technology sec...

2 November 2021 

SOLAS – Skills & Labour Market Unit (SLMRU) announces National Skills Bulletin 2021

The SLMRU) is delighted to announce the release of the latest National Skills Bulletin. The seventeenth such report.

12 October 2021 

Letterkenny Institute of Technology Careers Portal

New vacancies portal available through LYIT CareersConnect

7 October 2021 

Donegal ETB EXPLORE Graduates

Photographs from recent Explore Programme run by Donegal ETB

6 October 2021 

Industry 4.0 and the Digital Transformation

A four-part webinar that aims to show how Industry 4.0 technologies can revolutionise all kinds of business.

21 September 2021 

Ministers welcome OECD Education at a Glance report

Ministers Harris and Collins welcome OECD Education at a Glance report which ranks Ireland high on third-level education tables

17 September 2021 

Design Implementation Group: Year in Review 2020/21

This report has been published on 2nd September by the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN).

3 September 2021 

CUA Webinar "Scaling Your Business in a Hybrid-Working World"

To help businesses on this evolutionary path, the four CUA campus Innovation Centres across the three Connacht-Ulster Alliance (CUA) institutes of GM...

11 June 2021 

Summer Skills Bulletin 2021

Solas Learning Works have published their Summer Skills Bulletin for 2021.

4 June 2021 

Solas Lifelong Learning Report 2020

In quarter 4 2020, approximately 302,300 adults aged 25-64 years had engaged in lifelong learning, representing a lifelong learning participation rat...

27 May 2021 

Donegal ETB and LYIT Re-sign Deal on Cooperation

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) and Donegal Education and Training Board (Donegal ETB) have re-signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) ...

20 May 2021 

Ministers Harris and Foley Announce Partnership to Support Education

Ministers Harris and Foley announce new partnership to support education and public engagement in science, technology, engineering and math.

18 May 2021