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Education supports

As well as offering courses, we provide a range of other educational supports to talented designers and makers starting out in their careers.

Future Makers

DCCI’s annual Future Makers awards provides support for the next generation of makers to learn, experience, investigate, develop, create and shape the future of Irish craft.

Open to creative students and recent graduates of full-time craft-based studies, this programme funds research, training, residencies, exhibitions, studio development and more.

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Homo Faber Fellowship: Michelangelo Foundation

This scholarship brings together a master artisan and a young talent to facilitate the transmission of skills and provide entrepreneurial learning and professional mentoring.

20 talented graduates from across Europe will be selected to take part in the first programme, which runs from September 2023 to March 2024, helping them to take the first steps toward a career in the craft sector.

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World Craft Council

We collaborate with the World Crafts Council Europe to offer the Building Craft and Design Enterprise Programme, a 6-week intensive online course on how to grow your craft and design enterprise.

Since 2015, almost 400 craft and design enterprises from all over Ireland have graduated from the programme.

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Upskill with DCCI Academy

Find courses, webinars, podcasts and interviews to help you along your way.

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