News roundup: Week of 19 April 2010

The events of the week have been dominated by decisions yet to be made. Will the Public Service Agreement (the Croke Park deal) be endorsed nationally? What will the Higher Education Strategy Group (the Hunt Review) recommend, and how much of it will then be put into law? And (biggest of all) what will happen over university fees?

For general comment this week in the blogosphere see: 3rd level: Who’s going to fund it?; ‘Innovation’ and academic tenure; Education, skills and training; Education is not a luxury: it is a great gift.

Various skirmishes, sorties and preliminary try-ons around these impending decisions have happened this week:

Other major news, Irish and foreign:

Think-pieces, international and miscellaneous:

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