Irish Times Training receives €500,000 for ICT upskilling course

HEA provides funding for diploma being offered with Ulster University and Microsoft

Graduate conversion diploma: Prof Paddy Nixon, vice-chancellor of Ulster University; Dr Kevin Marshall, education lead with Microsoft Ireland; Una O’ Hare, managing director of Irish Times Training; Gerry Muldowney, education consultant; and Prof Jackie Mc Coy of Ulster University.

Graduate conversion diploma: Prof Paddy Nixon, vice-chancellor of Ulster University; Dr Kevin Marshall, education lead with Microsoft Ireland; Una O’ Hare, managing director of Irish Times Training; Gerry Muldowney, education consultant; and Prof Jackie Mc Coy of Ulster University.

 

Irish Times Training has received funding of €500,000 from the Higher Education Authority to deliver a graduate conversion diploma in information communications technology, in association with Ulster University and Microsoft.

The funding is being made through the HEA’s Springboard Initiative for people who wish to upskill in ICT. Some 60 people are expected to benefit from this course over the next two years.