Donegal ETB


About Donegal ETB

  • We support the education and training needs of around 25,000 students and learners on an annual basis in Co Donegal and its islands. 
  • We manage 15 of the 27 post-primary schools and colleges in Co Donegal.
  • We are the largest Further Education and Training (FET) Service provider in the county. 
  • We offer a full range of outdoor recreation and training programmes at our Gartan Outdoor Education and Training Centre. 
  • We manage Donegal Music Education Partnership. 
  • We have legal responsibilities for Youth Work in Donegal.
  • We provide training and education in the area of drugs and alcohol on behalf of the North West Drugs and Alcohol Task Force.
  • #WeAreDonegalETB

Donegal Education and Training Board (ETB) is the largest education and training provider in Co Donegal, providing a broad range of education and training services to around 25,000 students and learners on an annual basis. We manage fifteen post-primary schools across the county and its islands and we are the leading provider of Further Education and Training (FET) in the county, providing a wide range of full and part-time courses, adult learner guidance, apprenticeships, basic education, community education support, Youthreach (early school leavers) and services for employers. We also manage outdoor education and training at our centre in Gartan, music education through the Donegal Music Education Partnership and have legal responsibilities for youth services. We actively pursue the further development of education and training services in the County and have a history of responding flexibly to community and employer needs and aspirations. Donegal ETB can also be followed on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.


Our Vision


‘Donegal ETB – transforming learning, changing lives.’

Our Mission


‘Donegal ETB offers education and training opportunities that helps students to achieve their full potential and to contribute to the social, cultural and economic life of their communities.’