SOLAS to shine a spotlight on further education and training by lighting up Dublin’s Barnado’s Square

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SOLAS to shine a spotlight on further education and training by lighting up Dublin’s Barnado’s Square

PRESS / PHOTO NOTICE Monday, 14th October 2019

Dublin’s Barnardo’s Square on Dame Street will be lit up in a series of eye-catching images this week as part of a new campaign by SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, and Education and Training Boards Ireland (ETBI).

The projections will mark the launch of This is FET, a new campaign aimed at raising awareness of further education and training (FET) courses as a positive education route option. The campaign is taking place as part of European Skills Week, and the projections will be running for the duration of the week.    Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD, will officially launch the campaign with a panel discussion on the benefits of FET courses in Studio 10, Wicklow Street, Dublin 2, at 2.15 pm tomorrow, Tuesday, 15th October.   Participating in the panel discussion will be FET graduates: 

  • The emmy-nominated TV producer and director Shauna Keogh
  • Entrepreneur and Co-Founder and Managing Director of Trendster Media, Harry McCann; and
  • Costume designer Kate Stitt. 

  Also participating will be Director of Communications and Secretariat at SOLAS, Nikki Gallagher and journalist Peter McGuire, who will be chairing the discussion.   A photocall with participants will take place at 2 pm. Further information on the This is FET campaign can be found at www.thisisFET.ie, #ThisisFET.