Donegal ICT/FinTech working group to host information sessions for parents and school staff

first_imgThe Donegal ICT/FinTech Working Group is inviting parents, post-primary school Guidance Counsellors and Principals along to two upcoming information events to find out more about career, education and training opportunities for their children and students in the areas of ICT/FinTech in Donegal.The group is comprised of many leading international employers based in the county including Pramerica, Optum, SITA, Randox, Gartan Technologies, ERNACT, and supported by Donegal Education Training Board (ETB) and Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT).Vincent Kennedy, (SITA) – Donegal ICT/FinTech Working Group Chairperson.A recent report published by the North West Regional Skills Forum identified the ICT/FinTech sectors amongst the fastest growing in the region with significant numbers of new high tech jobs being created in the coming years. The working group is hosting two events on the 11 and 18 October aimed at parents, teachers, Guidance Counsellors and Principals. The companies will highlight the career opportunities in a range of disciplines including IT, finance, business, marketing, engineering, law, design and sciences.LYIT and Donegal ETB will also promote their wide range of programmes that support the industry needs.According to Vincent Kennedy, Director at SITA and Chair of the Donegal ICT/FinTech Working Group, “The opportunity to have a career in the ICT/FinTech sector is increasing significantly in our region and we need to ensure we have enough people with the right skills to meet the demand. We cannot do this alone, and we ask for the support of parents and teachers to encourage more young people to make this career choice and reap the benefits of an international career while working in Donegal.”If you are interested in finding out more, come along to one of the upcoming events. • Thursday 11 October at 6pm in the Radisson Hotel, Letterkenny. Register to attend the Letterkenny event by clicking HERE• Thursday 18 October at 6pm in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town. Register to attend the Donegal Town event by clicking HEREAdmission is free and complimentary refreshments will be served at both events from 5.30pm.Donegal ICT-FinTech delivering a recent information session.Donegal ICT/FinTech working group to host information sessions for parents and school staff was last modified: September 24th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalDonegal ICT/FinTechinfo eveningslast_img read more

Auburndale volleyball sweeps match with Stratford

first_imgBoth teams now 3-2 in Marawood SouthBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterAUBURNDALE — Robyn Brokish had nine kills and 12 digs, and Sydney Schmutzer added eight kills and 15 assists to lead the Auburndale volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Stratford on Tuesday night at Auburndale High School.The Apaches won 25-22, 25-23, 25-16. Both teams are now 3-2 in the Marawood Conference South Division.Mackenzie Raab and Brooke Anderson each had 13 digs for Auburndale.Stratford statistics were not provided.Stratford hosts Marathon, and Auburndale is at home against Northland Lutheran as both teams wrap up their Marawood South seasons on Thursday.(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of read more