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Provision and use of Public Information

Kerry ETB is required (under the 2012 Act) to ensure that its published information is clear, objective, accurate and accessible.  We are progressing work on strengthening how we provide the public with information on our FET Programmes and Services and have articulated our commitments to doing this in our Strategy Statement.

Learner information

Kerry ETB has published a single Learner Handbook for all learners registered on Kerry ETB FET Courses.  The handbook provides information on Kerry ETB, some useful tips for learning, how to prepare for the assessment, and gaining qualifications.

Our website and the National FET Course Hub provide public information on all FET courses and services; in line with the guidance on the provision of learner information set out in the QQI Core Statutory Guidelines (section 9.2).

Kerry College publishes a single prospectus providing information on courses and services offered across the colleges three campuses- Listowel Campus, Denny Street and Clash Campus and Monavalley Campus.  The Admissions Office at Kerry College provides information and assistance on further education and training opportunities at the colleges three campuses.  The Admissions Office is a key access point for the public providing information on all FET courses, the course applications process and income supports.

Kerry ETB Adult Guidance Service (KAGIS) is available to all people over 18, and those over 16 and not in full time education.  The service helps people to explore education and training options- offering one-to-one guidance, information and help with applications.  Information on local and national courses is also provided through the KAGIS Information Service.

Publication of quality assurance evaluation reports

Kerry ETB publishes reports on its quality evaluations and quality improvement plans.

2017 Report on our Executive Level Self-evaluation: Providing information to the public on levels of effectiveness in respect of quality assurance, and the five priority areas identified for development and improvement

2018 Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) for the period 2018-22:Providing information on how our planned activities that will support the development and improvement of:

  1. The Governance & Management of Quality across Further Education and Training Provision
  2. The Delivery of Further Education and Training programmes and services
  3. The Learner Experience
  4. Information & Data Management
  5. Relationships with Other Parties Involved in Education & Training

2019 Progress made in respect of quality assurance  and our plans for quality improvement in 2019.

Kerry ETB Quality Improvement Plan-Progress Reporting and Planning 2020 and QIP for 2020

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