Updated report sought on ‘game-changer’ third level proposal for western region

Posted in Governance and administration on February 22nd, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The Leader of An Seanad, Senator Regina Doherty, is to ask the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science to provide an updated report on the proposed west and north-west technological university – an investment that will incorporate the Mayo Campus of GMIT in Castlebar …” (more)

[Connaught Telegraph, 21 February]

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Recruitment campaign for head of GMIT Mayo campus will begin in coming weeks – Burke

Posted in Governance and administration on May 30th, 2018 by steve

“Fine Gael senator Paddy Burke has outlined a number of developments in building a sustainable future for the Castlebar campus of GMIT. Senator Burke said the appointment of an external facilitator and a recruitment campaign for a head of campus will begin in the coming weeks …” (more)

[Mayo Advertiser, 25 May]

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Regional Technical Colleges (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad]

Posted in Governance and administration on November 13th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Bill entitled an Act to provide for the representation on governing bodies for regions served by a college outside of the functional areas of an education and training board in which the college is situated; for that purpose to amend section 6 of the Regional Technical Colleges Act 1992; and to provide for related matters. Bill Number 128 of 2017, sponsored by Senator Paddy Burke and Senator Michelle Mulherin and Senator John O’Mahaony …(more)

[Tithe an Oireachtais, 9 November]

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Institutes of Technology: Galway-Mayo IT

Posted in Governance and administration on December 14th, 2016 by steve

IrelandPaddy Burke (Fine Gael): I thank the Cathaoirleach for selecting this Commencement matter and welcome the Minister for Education and Skills to the House. I thank him for taking this serious matter in respect of the Mayo campus of the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. It disappoints me greatly to have to discuss what has happened on the Mayo campus of the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology …” (more)

[Seanad debates, 13 December]

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