Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board (KCETB) is a leading provider of education and training in the south east, enabling 15,000 annual learners to reach their potential by offering a series of education pathways in schools, colleges, training centres and community settings. Our remit includes the management and operation of 13 post-primary schools, two colleges of further education and training, an extensive range of adult and community education services across Kilkenny and Carlow, the co-ordination of youth services, and the promotion of music education through Music Generation. We employ 1,377 people and operate an annual budget of €80million. Our tagline is Flourish through learning and we believe that learning has the power to change lives and build communities.
To lead the development of high-quality education and training opportunities across Kilkenny and Carlow, engaging with learners and communities through all stages of lifelong learning.
KCETB is the largest provider of education, training and youth work opportunities in Kilkenny and Carlow. We recognise the importance of our role in our community and are aware of our responsibility to deliver high quality services. Our work is underpinned by our core values:
We value learning and place the student at the centre of our work. We believe that learning has the power to change lives and build communities.
Aim for Excellence
We aim for excellence in all of our services. We promote a culture of continuous improvement in our schools, centres and across our services.
We build relationships with others that are collaborative and respectful. We recognise that working together is key to our success.
We are accountable to others and promote openness and transparency. We know that, as a public body, we must maintain high standards.
We recognise our role as a provider of services within our community. We are a learning organisation and work to enhance our community through our education, training and support services.
Kilkenny and Carlow ETB supports young people and adult learners through its four main areas of activity:
In association with: