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Call for expression of interest - development of Arts in Education policy statement and plan.

Press release for Kerry Education and Training Boards  - Call for expression of interest to participate in the development of Arts in Education policy statement and plan.

Kerry Education and Training Board wishes to consult with interested individuals and organisations in the development of their Arts in education policy. In order to consult widely with learners, tutors, teachers, interested parties and our partners we are hosting a World Café style consultation event in Killarney Community College on Saturday 16th November from 9:15am to 2pm.

Guest speakers include the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Mr. Jimmy Deenihan and Ann Kennelly, Kerry ETB.

Kerry ETB has contracted Eileen O'Leary, a well known photographer and community dramatist, to facilitate the process and produce the final document.

If you wish to attend please contact Michelle Anne Houlihan, Community Education Facilitator, or phone 066 7121488.



Are you registered with the Teaching Council?

Section 30 will commence on 1st November, 2013 and after this date Kerry ETB will be prohibited by law from paying any person who is employed in a teaching post in a recognised school unless he or she is registered with the Teaching Council.  For further information please click here for Circular 25/13.


Launch of the Education and Training Directory for Adult Learners

The Directory gives a description of the different programmes or services operated by Kerry ETB and FÁS. It also has useful information on grants, childcare and other supports to learners.

Pictured at the launch fo the 2013/2014 Education and Training Directory for Adult Learner in Kerry

Colm McEvoy - Kerry ETB CEO
Ann O Dwyer - Kerry ETB, Education Officer
Jimmy Denihan T.D. - Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
Sharon Browne - Kerry ETB, AEO 
Owen O Donnell - Manager FÁS Tralee
Cllr. Jim Finucane - KES Committee member  

Listen to Kerry ETB's Sharon Browne talking on Radio Kerry about the launch of the directory for adult learners

Radio Kerry Interview

Click here to read the press release

Press Release 


First Meeting of Kerry Education and Training Board

The first meeting of the new entity - Kerry Education and Training Board (Kerry ETB) – took place on Monday 22nd July 2013 in Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Moyderwell, Tralee. Mr. Colm McEvoy, the new CEO, presided over the meeting.

Kerry ETB Committee


Mr Colm McEvoy - CEO of Kerry ETB 


Kerry ETB Committee and staff



Local Youth Club Grant Scheme 2013 

Kerry Education and Training Board invites applications for the following grant scheme:


Kerry Education and Training Board invites applications for the Local Youth Club Grant Scheme. Under this Scheme, one-off grants are being made available to local youth clubs/groups to assist with their development needs including supporting administration and programme costs.

Youth clubs/groups are invited to apply under one of the following two categories:

  1. Youth Work Club Grant or
  2. Youth Activity Club Grant.

Application forms for this scheme are available on see grants section.

Completed applications should be sent to

The closing date for receipt of applications is July 12th , 2013.

The allocation of funds under the Local Youth Club Grant Scheme is made possible by the availability of National lottery funding to the Youth Affairs Unit and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Ireland's European Structural and Investment Funds Programmes 2014-2020 European Union Department of Education and Skills QQI

Kerry Education and Training Board are subject to review by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Tá Bord Oideachais agus Oiliúna Chiarraí faoi réir athbhreithniú ag Oifig an Ombudsman