A new page in the Document Library has been added for the WPEP QQI Work Experience Module.
Information Sources links page added.
Two changes relating to the look and feel of the digital library:
- All pages have the same colour scheme, that meets Web Contrast Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) level AA colour contrast requirements
- The site has been tested with the WAVE accessibility toolkit, and a couple of changes have been made under the hood to tweak accessibility:
- Headings are larger
- The "Links" link in section navigation boxes have been changed to "Links and Resources"
See the site Accessibility Statement for more information
Additional documents and reflective tools have been added to the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) page of the Document Library.
FET Fest is a virtual festival of learning & development for educators & leaders in further education and training in Ireland hosted by the PD/TEL Team in KWETB, in collaboration with PD & TEL Coordinators, nationally. Links to FET Fest presentations have been added to the Document Library section
New page in Evaluating Information Sources - Wikipedia and why it should be used with a lot of caution. Links page in this section updated with a few relevant Wikipedia links
Two subject guides, Nursing Studies and Social Care and Sales, now have mobile friendly versions. You will be automatically brought to the mobile sites if you access these guides from a mobile device.
New page on the Document Library: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) containing the reports on UDL Guidance for FET Practitioners.
Five subject guides, Carpentry and Joinery, Electrical, Metal Fabrication, Motor Mechanics and Plumbing, now have mobile friendly versions. You will automatically brought to the mobile sites if you access these guides from a mobile device. You can access the desktop guides by clicking "Full Site" at the bottom of each page.
Test your knowledge of Harvard Referencing with this short quiz
New page in the Academic Writing Section: Reading Scholarly Articles with some relevant links added to the Links page
A few updates of note:
New Maths for Trades workbook: Maths for Electrical Apprentices Phase 2 Workbook in Numeracy Resources section
The Careers: Interviews page has been updated to include advice for virtual interviews.
'Electronic Resources' navigation bar tab renamed 'Resources'
New section under Resources tab: Traineeship Information - flyers and brochures on traineeships offered by ETBs (more will be added)
A few broken links have been amended and replaced.
20th May 2021
New Maths for Trades workbook: Maths for Hairdressing Apprentices in Numeracy Resources section
The Online Private & Security pages have been moved to Core Skills (to increase their visibility). The Site Privacy Statement remains under About the Library
8th April 2021
A new section, Document Library,will host publications by, produced on behalf of and about the ETB FET sector and is intended to raise their visibility. Like the Digital Library itself, this section is under construction and new material will be added as and when it becomes available
7th April 2021
Two new pages in the Literacy Resources Section: Family Learning Resources - family learning encourages family members to learn together to help parents support their children's literacy and numeracy development. This page provides resources and sources of information on the topic. ESOL Resources; resources for teachers and learners of English as a second language.
12th February 2021
Numeracy Resources section added under Electronic Resources. This includes the Maths for Trades workbooks, sectoral resources and useful web resources
11th February 2021
New page in Metal Fabrication subject guide: Resources, which has some maths resources relevant to the metal working craft apprenticeship
7th January 2021
Two pages added to the Online Learning section: a short introduction to Moodle with video and how to access Office 365 (and other sites) on your XBox or PlayStation. Some new online learning-related links added too.