Language Schools

Posted in Governance and administration on July 8th, 2017 by steve

IrelandJoan Collins (Dublin South Central, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the fact that persons in the English language teaching sector experience abuses …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 6 July]

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More funds needed for college grants and special needs

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on October 1st, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan will need extra funds by the year end to cater for more students qualifying for college grants and more special needs’ supports in schools. She also told TDs and senators that just over €1bn provided for pensions of teachers and other school staff will fall short of what was needed …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 1 October]

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Tánaiste says Minister for Education will meet USI about charges for apprentices

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on February 7th, 2014 by steve

“Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn will meet the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) to discuss the college fees levied in the budget on apprentices, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has pledged …” (more)

[Marie O’Halloran, Irish Times, 7 February]

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Further Education and Training Programmes Provision

Posted in Governance and administration on March 8th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he has quantified the likely number of teaching jobs, course offerings and student places that may be lost as a result of his plans to increase the student teacher ratio in the further education sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 7 March]

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