Higher Education Institutions Staff: Part-time Teaching in Retirement

Posted in Governance and administration on November 5th, 2015 by steve

IrelandFinian McGrath (Dublin North Central, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the embargo on third level teachers returning to teach part-time still exists; and if she will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 3 November]

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Third Level Data – Disadvantaged Students

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 10th, 2014 by steve

IrelandDeputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Education and Skills the numbers or percentage of students from disadvantaged areas attending third level colleges in 2014 …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 7 October]

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Third Level Courses Availability – All Hallows College

Posted in Teaching on July 4th, 2014 by steve

Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Education and Skills following the winding down of All Hallows College Dublin, if he will ensure that all current BA degree students are facilitated to complete their full degree and that this important adult learning degree, which responds to the complex requirements of adult learners providing them with a second chance degree level education, continues into the future …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 2 July]

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Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on December 19th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Education and Skills his views on the fact that farming families receive more educational grants than urban or PAYE families …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 18 December]

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Internationalisation of higher education

Posted in Governance and administration on February 24th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide an update in response to the internationalisation of higher education and plans for the future …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 22 February]

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Registration fees

Posted in Governance and administration on September 16th, 2011 by steve

Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason college registration fees have increased from €1,500 to €2,000; and if he will make a statement on the matter. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding a family with two or three children in third level college; and if there is a reduction in fees …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 14 September]

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