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Colleges NI takes delegation to Lausanne Symposium

Alan Blair - STEM Adviser from Colleges NI - took a delegation of 10 staff from four of the FE colleges in NI to Swizterland in November 2015 to examine opportunities for staff and student exchanges. ....
Posted: Tue 24 Nov 2015


Showcase - ‘Further Education – key driver of the NI economy’

Event Date: Tue 3 Nov 2015

Conference - 'Further Education - key driver of the NI economy'

Event Date: Wed 14 Oct 2015

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Colleges Northern Ireland is the membership body promoting, supporting and representing Northern Ireland's Six Further and Higher Education Colleges.

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