Donegal County Council and Donegal Schooling and Coaching Board (ETB) have signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to additional develop their capacities to realize their respective missions by means of enhanced cooperation.
It’s important for the event of Donegal and the broader North West area because it leverages the present shut working relationship between Donegal County Council and Donegal ETB. Each our bodies are leaders in pursuing nationwide coverage goals in relation to cross-border engagement and up to date developments concerning the North West Metropolis Area will likely be an essential focus for this enhanced collaboration.
The doc covers collaboration between the 2 our bodies to additional improve the capability of each organisations and help them in delivering on key strategic goals by setting out a number of preliminary goals for the partnership.
These embody selling sustainable financial growth and job creation by working with stakeholders to handle training and coaching wants and supporting the additional growth of native training infrastructure to boost the area’s repute as a number one location for training provision. An essential side of that is working collaboratively with the Shared Island Initiative and the goals of Eire 2040 for the longer term progress and growth of all the area.
Analyzing alternatives for the sharing of sources to help in enhancing service provision is an extra purpose. Donegal County Council and Donegal ETB will work to encourage and empower communities and people and supply them with the information and abilities to learn from the county’s pure sources, such because the inexperienced, cultural, blue and digital economies.
Persevering with the event of strategic worldwide partnerships notably by means of the Donegal Diaspora initiative and selling and supporting entrepreneurship, funding, and enterprise are additional areas for ongoing collaboration.
Moreover, the partnership goals to work collaboratively in supporting and utilizing accessible sources to advertise arts in training and on tasks of mutual curiosity which can profit the neighborhood in Donegal, explicit tasks which promote using the Irish language.
The doc is in line with the strategic plans and strategic statements of each organisations.
Donegal ETB final 12 months launched its 2022-2026 Technique Assertion Reworking Studying – Altering Lives with certainly one of its three themes being that of working with companions, together with instructing, studying and evaluation and a progressive, accountable organisation.
Anne McHugh, Chief Government of Donegal ETB is delighted to signal the MoU with Donegal County Council, stating: “Donegal ETB locations nice worth on its work with Donegal County Council as a result of each organisations can see the advantages of collaboration for our county. Each organisations have labored effectively collectively in quite a lot of collaborative areas previously and we sit up for constructing upon the achievements so far and to additional strengthening the bonds within the years to come back.”
Donegal County Council’s Company Plan 2020 – 2024 comprises quite a lot of strategic goals together with driving progress, delivering providers, empowering communities, shifting to low carbon local weather resilience and constructing organisational capability.
Chief Government of Donegal County Council, John G McLaughlin, welcomed the signing of the MoU with Donegal ETB stating: “This Memorandum is a proper recognition of the wonderful working relationship that exists between Donegal County Council and Donegal ETB, and underscores the worth and significance that each organisations place on working collaboratively to boost the North West area’s attractiveness and repute as a number one location for training provision. By working collectively, we are going to enhance our financial future in all the North West area and assist entice, develop and maintain jobs for future generations.”
A Strategic Planning Group will likely be established and meet usually to debate the operation and strategic growth of the partnership.
Donegal County Council and Donegal ETB strengthen ties was final modified: June twelfth, 2023 by