Colleges must take ‘humane’ approach with debt collectors, says children’s minister

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on February 11th, 2013 by steve

“Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald has urged colleges to take a ‘humane’ approach when hiring debt collectors to chase student fees …” (more)

[Michael Brennan, Independent, 11 February]

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Quarter of pupils have experienced web abuse

Posted in Governance and administration on May 18th, 2012 by steve

“Up to 25% of school pupils have had experience of cyberbullying – either as a victim or as a bully. Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald revealed the figures at a new anti-bullying forum yesterday. One in four girls and one in six boys had been involved in bullying online …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 18 May]

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