This framework is the first major review of funding allocation in higher education in over a decade.
Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton and Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor released both the review for the Allocation Model for Funding Higher Education Institutions and the Higher Education System Performance Framework for 2018-2020 yesterday, January 16.…
Approximately 2,000 students will directly benefit from the funding, which targets those from disadvantaged backgrounds
The government has announced plans to allocate €16.5m in funding for new initiatives to help increase access to third level education for those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Approximately 2,000 students will directly benefit from the funding. The groups it aims to …
Following their graduation, all 38 students will be able to start degree courses across either the sciences, social science or the arts this September
The graduation ceremony of 38 students who studied in the Trinity Access Programme (TAP) Foundation Course for Higher Education for 2016/17 took place in Trinity today.
The graduates had been studying in either the sciences, social science or the arts …
Declaration rules in higher education institutions currently do not cover essay mills as it is difficult to detect outsourced material
Minister for Education Richard Bruton has said he plans to introduce legislation for prosecuting “essay mill” companies. These online companies offer to write essays for students for a fee.
Declaration rules in higher education institutions currently do not cover essay …
The Exchequer-Employer Investment Mechanism will operate from 2018 onwards
The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, have announced the launch of a new consultation process on a proposed Exchequer-Employer Investment Mechanism, which will operate from 2018 onwards.
Speaking in …
TCDSU President set up lobby group to create further opposition to Cassells Report and student loan recommendations
According to the government’s ‘Action Plan for Education’, higher education funding will be decided upon and implemented by late 2017.
There are plans to replace the SUSI grant system and create a new financial ‘structure’ for primary, secondary and third-level …
Related findings include benefits of gender diversity and short-term effects of funding cuts
A new report into the efficiency of Irish universities and Institutes of Technology has shown Trinity to be “at or near the frontier in all areas”, according to an academic involved in the study.
Professor Brian Lucey said that Trinity …
The ‘I Value Higher Education’ campaign asks students to sign a petition and raise the issue of higher education with candidates canvassing for the upcoming general election
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI), alongside the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI), has launched its ‘I Value Education’ campaign to promote free access to higher education in Ireland.
The campaign is part of USI’s larger #EducationIs coalition against …