DkIT lecturers inform local politicians on impact of cuts and underfunding

Posted in Governance and administration on December 22nd, 2015 by steve

Ireland“A delegation from the Dundalk Institute of Technology branch of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland visited Dáil Éireann last Wednesday to meet with politicians from the North East region to seek support for the Union’s campaign opposing further cuts to funding at DkIT …” (more)

[Talk of the Town, 22 December]

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Third Level Fees – Returning Emigrants

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on June 19th, 2014 by steve

Deputy Michael McNamara asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the announcement made on St. Patrick’s Day this year to the effect that Irish citizen children, children from Irish emigrant families living outside the European Union who return as undergraduates to Irish universities or third-level colleges, would no longer have to pay the full international fee applies equally to …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 17 June]

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Coalition divisions deepen on means-testing for student grants

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on March 2nd, 2013 by steve

“The two Coalition parties are experiencing deepening divisions on an imminent proposal by Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn to include business and farm assets in the means test for student grants …” (more)

[Harry McGee, Irish Times, 2 March]

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Promotions in the Public Sector

Posted in Governance and administration on March 14th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Dominic Hannigan asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans for promotions in the public sector within the framework of the Croke Park agreement and his reform agenda; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 13 March]

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