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Taste Wexford Food Tourism Training Programme

With the support of Wexford Local Development through the LEADER Programme 2014-2020, Taste Wexford is hosting an exciting, immersive food tourism programme designed to help existing and new food tourism businesses develop all-year-round visitor experiences. Over the next six months, they plan to host a range of business development workshops, group facilitation forums, and one-to-one […]

Upcoming Healthcare Training with WLD

Wexford Local Development has 3 upcoming Healthcare courses for you to consider starting with An Introduction to Healthcare Online on Thursday 7th October. This course runs for 4 Thursday mornings and provides a clear overview of the training and qualifications required to be able to work in a healthcare setting. Learners will also have the […]

Understanding Anxiety and Supporting My Child

This free webinar from Archways looks at how worry, stress and anxiety can effect children and young people. Archways is a national organisation that delivers evidence based programmes and supports to help children and families. The webinar covers strategies and solutions for how to support young people in times of stress. It’s online on Tuesday […]

Dealing with ‘Back to School Anxiety’ – a talk for parents

Wexford Library Services recently commissioned a talk with Dr Malie Coyne to support parents of children who are anxious about the return to school. There’s lots of easy to understand information and practical advice about understanding and supporting anxious children in general. Dr. Malie is a Clinical Psychologist, Lecturer and author of the book ‘Love […]

Smart Villages Training

What are Smart Villages? Smart Villages are communities in rural areas that use innovative solutions to improve their ability to adapt to change, building on local strengths and opportunities. This 3min video by the European Network for Rural Development explains the concept: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckB71hb0kx0 Why are Smart Villages important? Smart Villages work as a collective, implementing […]

Is your child starting school this year?

Starting Big School is a free online webinar for parents and guardians of children who will be starting in Primary school in September. Presented by Eimear Collins from the Archways Centre of Excellence for Child & Family Programmes the webinar will look at how to prepare your child for starting school, what to expect on […]

Free Biodiversity Awareness Training for Community Groups

Wexford LCDC is delighted to offer this free course for community groups. The course will be facilitated by ecologists Fionnuala O’Neill of BEC Consultants and Deborah D’Arcy. Participants will learn how to identify, protect and enhance local biodiversity. Field trips to some of County Wexford’s key sites for Biodiversity are included. Each group will receive […]

ELEVATE – young achievers

Starting in September WLD will be running a new long term educational initiative for young people in Enniscorthy to help them reach their full potential. ELEVATE will support children from 6th class in primary school all the way to 6th year in second level. Supports will include individual subject tuition, outdoor education, artistic expression and […]

New Training Available

WLD has some exciting new training opportunities starting soon. If you are interested in finding out more about working in childcare there is a 2 day Introduction to Childcare course starting 23rd June. We also have a one day course in Lámh, the manual sign language used by young people and adults with learning disabilities. […]