University governance

Posted in Governance and administration on January 8th, 2022 by steve

Ireland“A chara, – Cloaked in a language of ‘accountability’, the Government’s new approach to higher education might be an easy sell to the public in general (‘Universities face sweeping changes in oversight and governance under new Bill’, News, January 3rd) …” (more)

[Joe Whelan, Irish Times, 8 January]

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Sneachta i Maigh Nuad

Posted in Life on January 8th, 2022 by steve

Ireland“So the exam period is upon us and I’ve spent all day dealing with lots of last-minute issues to do with that. Switching examinations online has led to Departments having to do themselves lots of things that were previously done by the Exams Office …” (more)

[In the Dark, 7 January]


College Admissions and Reopenings

Posted in Teaching on January 8th, 2022 by steve

Ireland“Deirdre Fitzgerald, Acting Principal at Mount Carmel Secondary School in Dublin 1; Brian Mooney, Guidance Counsellor and Irish Times Education Columnist and Simon Harris, Fine Gael TD and Minister for Further and Higher Education …” (audio)

[RTÉ – Drivetime, 7 January]

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Governance Bill Details New ‘Conditions’ Attached to State Funding

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on January 8th, 2022 by steve

Ireland“Universities could be asked to refund state money they have been granted if the Higher Education Authority (HEA) feels the institution is not meeting the conditions attached to state funding …” (more)

[Emer Moreau, University Times, 7 January]

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