Legislation Programme – Spring 2019 – Higher Education

IrelandBills currently before the Dáil and Seanad: Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill 2018 [Seanad] – at Seanad Committee Stage. Priority Legislation for Publication: Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill – Part 5 Education and Skills – Student Support. All Other Legislation: Higher Education (Reform) Bill – To modernise the legislative framework underpinning the governance and functions of the Higher Education Authority and the governance structures of the universities – Heads in preparation. Universities (Amendment) Bill – To ensure compliance with government guidelines on remuneration, allowances, pensions and staffing numbers in the University sector – Work is underway.

(The complete programme is here.)


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