A FET spectacular from Killester CFE

February 11, 2020

CDETB colleges and centres provide FET portals of discovery right across the city. Check out one Northside example here:

Near FM’s Northside Today programme broadcast live from Killester College of Further Education on their Open Day 07/02/20.

Tune in to this Near FM podcast to hear Donie Tarrant talk to teachers and students about the courses on offer, everything from Computer Network Technician & Cybersecurity to Horticulture and Pre-Emergency Services Studies to Transport, Distribution & Logistics and many more.

Here’s what you will find:

Principal Rory O’Sullivan gives Donie an overview of the college and describes how deeply connected Killester College of Further Education is with the community and how proud they are of their connections.
At 20 minutes in listen to Anne O’Brien talk about Pre-Uni Environmental & Biodiversity Studies. The Tolka, Dodder and Liffey estuaries become the student’s laboratories on these courses.
At 30 minutes in listen to Cliona Lyes talk about Pre Emergency Services Studies and the college’s relationships with the policing, fire ambulance and paramedic services.
At 40 minutes in listen to Guidance Counsellor Joan Donelan and students talk about the wonderful world of opportunity here for the adult student.
At 50 minutes in listen to Eimear Joyce talk about Amenity Horticulture and the college’s relationship with St Anne’s Park and the Botanic Gardens and Bull Island.
At 60 mins in listen to Rosaleen Ahearn talk about Pharmacy Assistant course, over the counter medicine and their association with McCabe pharmacies.
At 1 hr 10 mins Ger Whelan is fascinating on the subject of Computer Network Technician and Cybersecurity and the college’s internship partners Kedington and Uni Credit.
At 1.21 Roisin O’Sullivan is equally fascinating on the subject of Transport Distribution Logistics.
Finally – at 1.33 listen to Sinead Morrin describes the college’s famous Cultural and Heritage Studies (Pre-University Arts) course.
And – for Open Day this course provided their very own James Joyce, student Steafán Whelan, to talk about his experience.
‘A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery’, James Joyce.

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