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Thursday, 13 July 2023

Department of Education and Skills

Departmental Schemes

Photo of Rose Conway-WalshRose Conway-Walsh (Mayo, Sinn Fein)
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871. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to outline the internships, apprenticeships and graduate schemes run by his Department and public bodies under the aegis of his Department. [35487/23]

Photo of Simon HarrisSimon Harris (Wicklow, Fine Gael)
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My Department currently has two interns from the Irish Government Economic and Evaluation Service (IGEES). These IGEES interns will be working with the Department for a 12 week period from June 26th2023. The Department does not presently have any apprenticeships or graduate schemes in operation.

The information in respect of the aegis bodies, within the scope of the Deputy’s question, is not held by my Department. Contact details for these bodies are set out in the attached document should the Deputy wish to contact them directly with her query.

Contact E-Mail Addresses for State Bodies under the Remit of the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science
Name of Body Dedicated Email address for the Members of the Oireachtas Designated Official Responsible for assisting Oireachtas Members
Higher Education Authority Oireachtas@hea.ie Padraic Mellett*
Irish Research Council( Note 1) Oireachtas@research.ie Padraic Mellett*
Grangegorman Development Agency Communications@ggda.ie nora.rahill@ggda.ie
SOLAS oireachtasinfo@solas.ie Maria Walsh maria.walshe@solas.ie
Skillnets Ltd oireachtas@skillnets.com t.donnery@skillnets.com
Quality and Qualifications Ireland ceo@qqi.ie ceo@qqi.ie
Léargas – The Exchange Bureau oireachtas@leargas.ie fbroughan@leargas.ie
Science Foundation Ireland ciara.cotter@sfi.ie Ciara Cotter

Note 1 – In regard to the Higher Education Authority (HEA) and the Irish Research Council (IRC) as the IRC operates under the auspices of the HEA. Mr Mellett will address Oireachtas queries for both the HEA and IRC. Please use Oireachtas@hea.ie and Oireachtas@research.ie respectively to contact Mr Mellett.


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