Archive for February, 2014



4
Feb

Skills for Work – Civic Reception with City of Cork Lord Mayor

 

Councillor Catherine Clancy, Lord Mayor of Cork welcomed the SFW co-ordinators to Cork and to the Council Chamber at the City Hall.  As part of her address the Lord Mayor congratulated the co-ordinators on the excellent work they were doing in sourcing workers and encouraging them to engage in education. The Lord Mayor also highlighted the many benefits the SFW programme had for employers and their workers and the importance of up-skilling within the current economic and employment climate.

The visit with the Lord Mayor was part of the two day conference in Cork for the SFW Regional Co-ordinators.

The SFW Regional Co-ordinators at the Council Chambers, City Hall, with Councillor Catherine Clancy, Lord Mayor of Cork.

The SFW Regional Co-ordinators at the Council Chambers, City Hall, with Councillor Catherine Clancy, Lord Mayor of Cork.

SFW regional Co-ordinator (Mid-Lands) Marian O’Reilly presenting Councillor Catherine Clancy Lord Mayor of Cork with a copy of the book  “History’s Daughter by  Máire MacSwiney

SFW regional Co-ordinator (Mid-Lands) Marian O’Reilly presenting Councillor Catherine Clancy Lord Mayor of Cork with a copy of the book “History’s Daughter by Máire MacSwiney

 

3
Feb

SFW Award Ceremony for civilian workers in the Defence Forces

A SFW Award ceremony was hosted by the City of Dublin Education and Training Board in the Adult Learning Centre in Ballymun for workers in the Defence Forces. 28 civilian workers from McKee Barracks, Cathal Brugha Barracks and Brickens Hospital, received FETAC awards across a range of subjects which included maths, computers, and communications.

The promotion of SFW was supported by key personnel within the Department of Defence and in particular Hugh Mallon who worked very closely with the SFW Co-ordinator by encouraging the workers to avail of the educational opportunities offered through the programme.

Hugh Mallon congradulating the workers after receiving their FETAC Awards Civilian Workers receiving FETAC Awards

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