Skillnets, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning, has announced details of a new training fund that will support private sector businesses with their growth and competitiveness agenda by addressing their current and future skills need.
Pictured at the launch of the Skillnets’ Annual Report 2016 are Skillnets’ Chief Executive, Paul Healy, and Skillnets’ Chairman, Brendan McGinty.
2016 was a positive year for Skillnets with over 14,000 businesses investing in their staff across a range of sectors through Skillnets. A growing demand for the Skillnets offering was evident with over 50,000 trainees participating across all of our programmes.
Pictured are: Dr. Anthony Buckley, DIT, Dr. Paul Davis, DCU, Paul Healy, Skillnets CEO, Professor Brian Norton, DIT President, Prof. Helen McGuirk, CIT, Dr. Deirdre McQuillan, University of Bradford, Dr. Claire McBride, DIT, Dr. Peter Robbins, Maynooth University, Dr. Brian Harvey, DCU, and Dr. Lawrence Dooley, Cork University Business School.