Deputy Regina Doherty is pleased with the announcement this morning from the Minister from Education and Skills that an extra 195 Back to Education Initiative (BTEI) places have been announced. These places will be made available the Meath VEC under the Governments Jobs Initiative which was announced last month.
These places will commence in September 2011 and brings the total number of BTEI places in Meath to 449 part-time flexible learning opportunities.
Speaking of this welcome addition Deputy Doherty states “This is a great opportunity for people in Meath to re-skill, up-skill and re-enter the workplace as quickly as possible.”
“These part-time places will provide people with further education and specific vocational skills. It also enables Meath VEC to increase and build on their important role in providing educational opportunities to those individuals who wish to improve their employment prospects”
“Individuals interested in taking part in the BTEI should contact Meath VEC for their course that begins in September” states Doherty.