GMIT chief denies claims Mayo campus is being downgraded

Posted in Governance and administration on June 14th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The head of GMIT has categorically denied claims that plans are in place to downgrade the Mayo campus now or in the future. Speaking to The Connaught Telegraph in Castlebar, Dr Fergal Barry, president of the institute, said steps are being taken to secure the long-term viability of the facility …” (more)

[Connaught Telegraph, 14 May]

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Government must commit to enacting Technological Universities Bill – Byrne

Posted in Governance and administration on June 14th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education and Skills Thomas Byrne TD has welcomed the decision by the Teachers Union of Ireland to agree to the implementation of a revised plan for the establishment of Technological Universities in Ireland. Deputy Byrne added that the onus is now on the Government to produce the legislation urgently to complete the process …” (more)

[Fianna Fáil, 14 June]

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Third Level members accept the TUI, DES and THEA Agreement on Technological Universities

Posted in Governance and administration on June 14th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“A large majority (74%) of TUI members in the Third Level sector today voted to accept the TUI, DES and THEA Agreement of May 2017 on Technological Universities. The Agreement was the result of extensive discussions between the parties …” (more)

[Teachers’ Union of Ireland, 13 June]

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