College lecturers accused of not doing enough to include students with disabilities

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on February 18th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Around 60% of disability staff believe that academics are not doing enough to include students with disabilities in their courses. That’s according to a new report by the Association for Higher Education Access and Disability (AHEAD) …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 18 February]

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How to make the most of college if you have a diagnosed disability or learning difficulty?

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Teaching on August 23rd, 2013 by steve

“One of the great success stories of the Irish third-level education system has been the supports developed over the past 25 years by Ahead for students with a wide range of disabilities and learning difficulties …” (more)

[Brian Mooney, Irish Times, 23 August]

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Disadvantaged student views are ‘widespread’, believes support group

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on January 12th, 2012 by steve

“Sentiments similar to those echoed by UCC President Dr Michael Murphy at his controversial Cork Chamber of Commerce address are widespread within higher education, a prominent support organization has claimed …” (more)

[Daniel O’Carroll, StudentNews.ie, 12 January]

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