Blanch CTC Closed Today

Due to the Red weather warning the Blanchardstown Community Training Centre will be CLOSED TODAY. Please check back on this page from 8:30am tomorrow for further updates. Stay safe. (Please share the news!)

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ESF Delighted With Blanch CTC!

Thank you for the great feedback received from our EU delegates visit to the Blanchardstown Community Training Centre.
 
‘The ESF Managing Authority would also like to say a big thank you to yourself and all the staff and participants that helped to make the visit such an amazing success!’
 
Saskia Bruynooghe, EP, on behalf of the Delegation:
‘We felt extremely welcome and got a real sense as to how EU funding has made a difference for the CTC and the many young people that benefit from it through the programme. Thanks to the experiences the staff and students shared with us, we take home lessons about how to make EU funds even more effective in the future, as well as fond memories of wonderful Irish hospitality.’
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1️⃣8️⃣ QQI Major Awards received this morning!

Well done to our Learners for achieving 18 QQI Major Awards at Level 3 and 4 in Sports, Catering, Digital Media and IT/Office Skills. The vocational training done and dusted and now it’s time to start working on our Learners’ confidence ( they are so shy 😉)

As a result of their achievements many moved on to PLC colleges, employment and further training.

It’s so simple – improve your qualifications and start dreaming BIG 👌

Well Done Guys – so proud of you!

 

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Blanch CTC has a good heart! ♥

Our staff members Ciara Fahey and Niamh Morgan represented the Blanchardstown Community Training Centre and picked up our Silver award in the Healthy Eating category presented by the Irish Heart Foundation.

The Irish Heart Foundation has been boosting the heart health of almost half a million employees in more than 400 companies nationwide for over 20 years through the annual workplace Awards.

The foundation promotes that better productivity starts with a healthy workplace through the charity’s flagship health programme, which recognises efforts to improve healthy eating practices and physical activity.

Prof Donal O’Shea, Clinical Lead for Obesity, HSE, Ciara Fahey and Niamh Morgan, Blanchardstown CTC, Dublin 15 and Tim Collins, CEO, Irish Heart Foundation.

 

The article can be read here: http://www.dublinpeople.com/news/northsidewest/articles/2018/01/20/4150739-local-organisations-prove-that-they-have-good-hearts/

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Everyone Can Code workshop with Apple

Amazing day at Apple European HO in Cork on Saturday 25th November  with other teachers learning about coding. Absolutely the mind blowing and eye-opener session showing a new approach to coding that gives everyone the power to learn, write and teach code.

Watch this space as we are bringing coding into our centre including Xcode, Sphero and LEGO Mindstorms

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