Trinity East Likely to be Majorly Scaled Back as Govt Funding in Doubt

Posted in Governance and administration on November 16th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The development of Trinity East, a major College project worth hundreds of millions and involving the construction of a brand-new campus at Grand Canal Dock, will be scaled back dramatically due to uncertainty over government funding, The University Times can reveal …” (more)

[Emer Moreau, University Times, 16 November]

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Trinity Disregarding Warnings from Auditor Over Pension Liability

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on November 16th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Trinity has for more than a decade declined to act on warnings that it could be on the hook for millions in employee pension payments, insisting the state is liable for the retirement packages …” (more)

[Jody Druce, University Times, 16 November]

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Leaving Cert Irish reform plans could backfire

Posted in Teaching on November 16th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) is currently undertaking a review of the overall senior cycle curriculum having invited submissions from members of the public. This is not the first time that the senior cycle has been reviewed …” (more)

[Áine Hyland, Irish Times, 16 November]

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