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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Review of appeals process for State exams to be carried out following vet student’s High Court challenge

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Legal issues on September 27th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“A review of the appeals process for State exams will be carried out following a successful High Court challenge by teenager Rebecca Carter. Rebecca, whose exam points were wrongly totted up by State Examinations Commission markers, won her High Court case …” (more)

[Laura Larkin, Independent, 27 September]

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UCD – Nursing Exams

Posted in Teaching on July 20th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Regina Doherty asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will review the case of the UCD nursing class of 2011 who, due to a delay, did not have their exams graded and results received, until January 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 18 July]

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