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FE Sector at the forefront of innovation leadership in Northern Ireland

On Tuesday 4th April senior leaders from across Northern Ireland’s Further Education (FE) sector and the Department for the Economy (DfE) came together with key stakeholders from Invest NI, Innovate UK, and InterTrade Ireland, to strengthen the sectors focus on innovation development and growth. This collaborative event was organised to support DfE’s Innovation Strategy that clearly sets out the key long term actions necessary to ensure that innovation plays its full part in realising the vision of Northern Ireland’s draft Industrial Strategy. ....
Posted: Tue 4 Apr 2017

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Going Global 2017 - British Council's Annual Conference 22-24 May

Event Date: Mon 22 May 2017

Seminar - Next steps for economic development in NI post-Brexit - 25 April

Event Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017

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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.

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  • Product Design & Prototyping
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Innovation
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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
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    • - Two-year Foundation Degrees
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