Education hit hard with drastic plan to slash 6,900 jobs in sector

Ireland“… Employment at third-level should be cut by 2,000, from the present 20,873, says the report, principally through a range of staffing efficiencies that would include longer working hours for both academic and non-academic staff. Cuts in research funding and rationalisation among third-level institutions, including an amalgamation of Dublin Institute of Technology and the ITs in both Tallaght and Blanchardstown, are also recommended …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 17 July]

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