Question to the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection (Ms Joan Burton TD)
To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the services and opportunities that are offered to those seeking work by the skills to work initiative; if the skills to work roadshow will visit Cork; and if she will make a statement on the matter. – Jerry Buttimer.
For WRITTEN answer on Tuesday, 8th July, 2014.
As the Deputy will be aware, the Government launched the Skills to Work initiative on 19 May 2014, funded by the Department of Education & Skills.
The Skills to Work campaign promotes in particular five initiatives. Three run by the Department of Education and Skills: Springboard, Momentum and Skillnets; and two run by the Department of Social Protection: JobBridge and JobsPlus.
Participation in the following events has been planned by the Department of the Taoiseach to publicise the initiative:
|5-6 September 2014||Which Course? Adult Education Fair||Dublin|
|13 September 2014||Career Zoo||Dublin|
|September 2014||Jobs Expo||Cork|
|8 October 2014||Grad Ireland Graduate Careers Fair||Dublin|
|16 October 2014||Taking Care of Business||Dublin|