Increase in student numbers will put strain on third level institutions, union warns

Posted in Governance and administration on April 19th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“The Teachers’ Union of Ireland is warning that a significant projected increase in the number of students in the country’s third level institutions will greatly worsen the current crisis in the sector unless urgent action is taken. Next week, the TUI hosts its annual congress in Killarney …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 19 April]

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‘No rankings game’ in UCD global search for 500 staff

Posted in Governance and administration on April 17th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“A novel international recruitment drive by UCD to employ 500 more academic staff is well under way as part of an ambitious five-year development plan at Ireland’s largest university. There has been huge interest for the first 65 positions, which the university hopes to fill by September …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 17 April]

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Colleges call for flexibility to meet staffing targets

Posted in Governance and administration on September 18th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“Universities insist they need greater flexibility around staffing and more public money to deliver the changes needed to meet the Government’s ambitions for the education system. A six-point charter launched by the Irish Universities Association (IUA) commits the seven colleges to delivering on Government aspirations to have Europe’s best education system by 2026 …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 18 September]

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Institutes of Technology Staff – Numbers

Posted in Governance and administration on February 28th, 2015 by steve

IrelandDeputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No 464 of 27 January 2015, if she will provide, for each institute of technology, the number of individual academic staff members, not whole-time equivalents, for each of the following categories of academic staff …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 26 February]

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Third Level Staff Recruitment

Posted in Governance and administration on February 27th, 2014 by steve

Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to address the staffing shortage in the third level sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 25 February]

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Public Sector Staff

Posted in Governance and administration on June 13th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Eoghan Murphy asked the Minister for Education and Skills the percentage of staff working in the public sector, including in the civil services, that he deems to fall into the category of frontline staff, administrative, management, elected representative and any other relevant categories …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 12 June]

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