University Governance

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on September 20th, 2019 by steve

IrelandJames Browne (Wexford, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter (details supplied) regarding allegations of student and staff safety being put at risk; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 17 September]

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Third level mental health support needed

Posted in Governance and administration on September 11th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Enniscorthy TD, James Browne, has said the Government is failing third level students when it comes to mental health support. He made his comment in the wake of a study that revealed a significant number of third level students were reporting mental health issues …” (more)

[Brendan Keane, Wexford People, 7 September]

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Technological Universities Status: TUSE

Posted in Governance and administration on May 15th, 2019 by steve

IrelandJames Browne (Wexford, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding the establishment of a technological university for the south east; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 14 May]

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Language Schools Closures

Posted in Governance and administration on December 15th, 2018 by steve

IrelandJames Browne (Wexford, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding teachers whose money was taken from them by their employer (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 13 December]

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Institutes of Technology: IT Carlow

Posted in Governance and administration on November 10th, 2017 by steve

IrelandJames Browne (Wexford, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to address the delay affecting IT Carlow’s acquisition of a site in County Wexford for development of a new purpose built campus …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 7 November]

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Technological Universities: A South Eastern University

Posted in Governance and administration on October 28th, 2017 by steve

IrelandJames Browne (Wexford, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to use national capital investment to create a south eastern university drawing upon existing institute of technology campuses; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 26 October]

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Third Level Data: County Wexford

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 28th, 2017 by steve

IrelandJames Browne (Wexford, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of full-time and part-time students from County Wexford that attend third level education; the number of full-time and part-time County Wexford undergraduate and postgraduate students at each university or institute of technology; the number of full-time and part-time County Wexford students studying for a postgraduate qualification, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 26 October]

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Berkeley tragedy

Posted in Life on June 24th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Sir, – This week, as the families of the six students lay their children to rest, we are once again struck by the genuine grief and sympathy expressed not just within their home parishes, schools and colleges but by the whole country and by the people of Berkeley, California …” (more)

[Andrew Deeks and others, Irish Times, 24 June]

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Life is a struggle on €232,000, says university president

Posted in Governance and administration on September 9th, 2012 by steve

“Ireland’s highest-paid university president has staunchly defended his six-figure salary. The president of University College Cork, Dr Michael Murphy, who is paid €232,000 a year, has described how the heads of Irish universities ‘are as challenged at paying their bills as anyone else’ …” (more)

[Niamh Horan, Independent, 9 September]

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