HEA to encourage more mobility in education

“Measures to encourage more students to do part of their study abroad are to be considered by the Higher Education Authority, a conference has been told. Michael Kelly, chairman of the policy and funding body for third- level education, said he would like to see more students avail of opportunities provided by schemes such as Erasmus. He was speaking in Dublin yesterday at a conference on encouraging mobility in education. Some 3,000 students come here from abroad every year while about 1,800 Irish students go abroad. A further 200 third-level staff in Ireland also take part in the programme …” (more)

[Alison Healy, Irish Times, 20 November]

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