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News Launch

12 Jun 2023
Jools O'Connor, MicroCreds Project Lead will be officially launched on the 12th of July by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris T.D, and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney T.D

MicroCreds is a €12.3 million transformative programme, funded under the Human Capital Initiative Pillar 3, focused on addressing the current and future skills needs of enterprise and on upskilling the workforce. In collaboration with seven of the founding IUA universities (Dublin City University, Maynooth University, Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin, University of Limerick and University of Galway), we are developing, piloting and evaluating the building blocks required for transformation in lifelong and life-wide learning through micro-credentials in Ireland.  

During the event the impact of universities and enterprise working in collaboration to address Ireland’s skills needs will be discussed with our expert pane

  • Tony DonohoeChair of Expert Group on Future Skills Needs
  • Aisling SodenManager of Talent, Talent Transformation and Innovation at IDA
  • Geraldine Carroll, Professional Education Manager at University of Limerick
  • Russell KaneUniversity Engagement Lead for Microsoft Ireland



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