Student Grant Scheme Expenditure

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on September 21st, 2017 by steve

IrelandMichael Healy-Rae (Kerry, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to increase student funding over the next four years to at least the average rate of other high income western European EU countries; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 20 September]

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Institutes of Technology Funding – IT Tralee

Posted in Governance and administration on November 18th, 2016 by steve

IrelandMichael Healy-Rae (Kerry, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on a matter (details supplied) regarding the lack of financial support for the institute of technology in Tralee (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 16 November]

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Third Level Funding

Posted in Governance and administration on October 13th, 2016 by steve

IrelandMichael Healy-Rae (Kerry, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address the unsustainable model for third level education funding through an increase of capital spending by €10 million in order for Ireland to retain a highly educated workforce; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 12 October]

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Third Level Fees – Student contribution charge

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on September 25th, 2014 by steve

Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will confirm that the student contribution charge will not rise above €3,000 after 2015 …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 24 September]

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Higher Education Institutions Expenditure

Posted in Governance and administration on September 25th, 2014 by steve

Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason €25 million, which was removed in 2013 from the Higher Education Authority budget as a once-off reduction, has not been reinstated …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 24 September]

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Student Grant Scheme Expenditure

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on September 25th, 2014 by steve

Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills if she will secure the same level of funding for the student maintenance grant and no reduction to its budget in 2015 …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 24 September]

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Student Contribution Charge

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 16th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Education and Skills if, in line with recommendations of the Union of Students in Ireland, he will look into commissioning research on the financial impacts on students and families of the incremental increases of the student contribution charge; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 15 October]

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Student Grant Scheme

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 16th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills the way he plans to continue the student grant scheme, and to ensure it endures no more budgetary cuts and protects the maintenance grant; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 15 October]

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University Libraries – Public Access

Posted in Legal issues on October 3rd, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 144 of 18 June 2013, his views on a matter regarding libraries in a publicly-funded university (details supplied); and if he will clarify the legislative position in this regard …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 1 October]

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Student Grant Scheme Rates

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 3rd, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will protect the student maintenance grant in budget 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 2 October]

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Student Contribution Charge

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 3rd, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will not under any circumstances increase the student contribution charge; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 2 October]

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University Libraries – Public Access

Posted in Governance and administration on September 19th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills from which publicly-funded university libraries the public is as a rule excluded …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 18 September]

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University Libraries

Posted in Governance and administration on September 19th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills the library budget for each of the universities here in each of the past ten years …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 18 September]

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University Governance – Statutory Autonomy

Posted in Governance and administration on July 18th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide in tabular form the statutory limitations on the statutory autonomy of publicly funded universities …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 17 July]

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Third Level Facilities – Public Access to University Libraries

Posted in Governance and administration on July 13th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills the statutory limitations on what he describes as the statutory autonomy of publicly-funded universities. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills if his attention has been drawn to the exclusion of the public from the libraries of publicly-funded universities …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 11 July]

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University Libraries – Public Access

Posted in Legal issues on June 28th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No 144 of 18 June, 2013 if he will acknowledge the conceivability of a publicly-funded university determining arrangements and regulations concerning public access to its library …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 27 June]

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UCD Library – Public Access

Posted in Legal issues on June 19th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reasons for his stated opinion that the exclusion as a rule of the public from the library of University College Dublin is not at variance with its statutory object to promote learning in society generally …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 18 June]

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University Status Review

Posted in Legal issues on May 22nd, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills the way a complaint be made to him contending that the functions of a university are being performed in a manner which prima facie constitutes a breach of the laws, statutes or ordinances applicable to the university, to quote section 20(1) of the Universities Act 1997 …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 21 May]

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Student Grant Scheme Delays

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on March 21st, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No 216 of 1 March 2013 regarding Student Universal Support Ireland grant applications, if he will clarify the number yet to be dealt with; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 20 March]

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Student Grant Scheme Appeals

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on March 13th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Education and Skills if it is true that three out of five grant applications for students are overturned and appealed; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 12 March]

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