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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot, Ireland

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Description Ballyfermot College of Further Education is an educational institution in Ballyfermot, Dublin, Ireland.BCFE is a college of further and higher education providing vocational education.ManagementBallyfermot College of Further Education is managed by the City of Dublin Educational and Training Board with a local Board of Management representative of the community/special interest, industry/services and commerce, students and staff.The CDETB is the statutory agency for vocational and technological education for the City of Dublin. It manages 21 schools and colleges, which cater for 11,000 students.Maureen Conway is the Principal of the College and the Deputy Principals are John Moriarty and Jacqueline Moloney. www.bcfe.ieHistoryThe college opened in 1979 as the Senior College Ballyfermot. Since then the college has worked with a range of educational and industrial partners to develop and offer a wide range of successful courses in further and higher education. The college caters for students from the age of 17 and upwards. The college offers a choice of 39 courses of Further and Higher Education in 9 departments.Senior College Ballyfermot (SCB)The Senior College opened in September 1979 to provide the Leaving Certificate to students from Ballyfermot. After consultation with local secondary schools it was decided that students from 3 of the local schools, Ballyfermot Vocational School, Caritas and St Dominic's would complete their leaving certificate in the Senior College. The new school offered a wide range of subjects to the boys and girls of the area. The College is part of City of Dublin Education and Training Board.The new College also offered secretarial courses to post Leaving and post Intermediate students, as well as pre-employment courses for post intermediate students.

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