IFUT Blasts Government Over ‘Slight’ on Academics in Exam Preparation

“The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) has hit out at the government for overlooking the ‘huge contribution’ of academics in developing alternative assessment models for this year’s summer exams. In a press statement today, Joan Donegan, the general secretary of IFUT, condemned Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor – who yesterday praised many higher education stakeholders for their efforts in developing online assessment tools – for ‘pointedly’ refusing to thank lecturers …” (more)

[Molly Furey, University Times, 9 April]

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