Universities still have lot to learn, says HEA study

“A report just published by an expert group of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) has cast a cloud over the celebrations which greeted last week’s news that Trinity College Dublin had for the first time broken into the Top 50 of the world’s best universities. The HEA report is damning in its indictment of universities in the Irish Republic, whom it said had some leaderships who had failed to engage with the Irish Universities Quality Board (IUQB). It also noted “sustained systematic shortcomings” where universities had unilaterally suspended quality assurance activities and ignored the IUQB …” (more)

[John O’Keeffe, Independent, 2 October]

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