Waterford Directory of Services - Children & Young People's Services Committee

Waterford Directory of Services

Children & Young People's Services Committee

Educational Supports Services

Community Education is informal and non formal education designed to build the capacity of local communities to engage in diverse, dynamic and accessible learning in order to effect change towards a more just and equal society. The community education programme provides tutor hours to community groups to provide flexible learning opportunities for people in their own community.

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Managing community groups and supporting education programmes.
Target ages: Adult groups
Catchment Area: Waterford county

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Provision of services to children and young people in school, after school, out of school and during school holidays to support children who are identified as at risk of early school leaving. Services include:

  • in-school support
  • home work club
  • infant after school services
  • school meal provision
  • traveller support
  • foreign student support etc.

Target age:

  • children (primary school)
  • young people (post primary)
  • young people who are out of school
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Waterford Training Centre offer a variety of training courses delivered in purpose built training centres by our experienced team of staff, who provide the very highest standard of training under the national government Department of Education and Skills brand ‘ETB’, The Education and Training Board. The courses are suitable for people entering the workforce for the first time, early school leavers, people with disabilities, those wishing to change careers and looking to refresh their knowledge or gain new skills.

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