Third-level sector funding to be tied to gender equality improvements

Ireland“Future funding for higher education institutions will be tied to how well they tackle the problem of gender equality in the sector, Minister of State for higher education Mary Mitchell O’Connor has said. A report setting out how universities and Institutes of Technology will be judged on their efforts to tackle the gender gap in the sector is due in the middle of September …” (more)

[Jack Power, Irish Times, 20 August]

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One Response to “Third-level sector funding to be tied to gender equality improvements”

  1. Ciaran Says:

    It is very hard to see a justification for this. Irish universities are probably where you will find less discrimination in hiring than elsewhere.

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