Ireland’s higher education strategy lies in tatters

“The report in today’s Irish Times that universities will have to face further cuts in their budgets is disappointing but unsurprising. The government’s higher education strategy is in complete disarray because of the massive economic crisis Ireland is currently experiencing. Funding has been repeatedly yet the number of students is still growing, particularly as high unemployment is driving the demand for upskilling and re-training …” (more)

[Ruairi Quinn TD, Labour Party, 2 June]

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