Third Level Education – Software Development

Posted in Teaching on October 13th, 2016 by steve

IrelandNoel Rock (Dublin North West, Fine Gael): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the lack of third level graduates in software development; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 12 October]

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NUI Galway secures funding to continue software design conversion course

Posted in Teaching on February 12th, 2013 by steve

“NUI Galway, along with software industry partners, has secured funding from the Higher Education Authority to continue running its one-year higher diploma in software design and development …” (more)

[Carmel Doyle, Silicon Republic, 12 February]

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An Open letter to Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, Batt O’Keefe TD

Posted in Research on May 27th, 2010 by steve

Subject: Promoting Irish Software Innovation Dear Minister O’Keefe, In reply to your proposal that academic research teams be required to partner with industry, while I welcome the proposal in principle, I fear that you may have overlooked that unless this partnering is also enforced under an open source license, this could lead to 100% proprietary software development in Ireland …” (more)

[Irish Dev, 27 May]

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