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Review of Careers report - now available

The Department for Employment and Learning, together with the Department of Education, has undertaken a review of careers education and guidance. The review was led by an independent panel which consisted of representatives from education and industry, and was supported by an OECD expert in the field of careers education and guidance. The report was published on 10 December 2014. ....
Posted: Fri 12 Dec 2014

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2015 Essential Skills Awards.

Event Date: Wed 10 Dec 2014

UCAS Convention

Event Date: Wed 26 Nov 2014

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Northern Ireland's Further and Higher Education Colleges

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

Help your business grow

Whatever size of business, work with one of our Colleges to help your business grow - providing support for economic and workforce development.

A range of practical support to business and industry:

  • Product Design & Prototyping
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Innovation
  • Business Improvement Techniques
  • Market Research and Marketing
  • Computer Systems & Software including free Open Source Software solutions

Education and training

Northern Ireland's Colleges offer a comprehensive range of courses at highly completive rates.

Colleges offer a range of full-time and part-time education and training options from entry level to post-graduate:

  • Essential Skills (numeracy, literacy, ICT)
  • Apprenticeships
  • Professional and Technical training
  • Higher Education Degrees including:
    • - Two-year Foundation Degrees
    • - National and Higher National Diplomas and Certificates