TU Upgrade Would ‘diminish’ WIT

Posted in Governance and administration on March 9th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“A new book tracing the development and evolution of Ireland’s Regional Technical Colleges, skillfully written by Sligo IT president emeritus Richard Thorn, has been published at an opportune time in the history of higher education in Ireland …” (more)

[Dermot Keyes, Munster Express, 9 March]

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How Institutes of Technology Fell Out of Favour

Posted in Governance and administration on February 26th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“As the Technological University Bill nears the final stages of the legislative process, much ambiguity persists as to what a technological university actually is. So familiar are we with its predecessor, the institute of technology, that the landscape of higher education in Ireland is difficult to picture without it …” (more)

[Aisling Marren, University Times, 26 February]

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Technological universities? A view from the South-East of Ireland

Posted in Governance and administration on May 31st, 2013 by steve

“The question of technological universities has come to the fore again in Ireland this week. According to an article in Thursday’s Irish Times, the Cabinet has accepted proposals from the Minister for Education and Skills to form three new technological universities …” (more)

[Cormac O’Raifeartaigh, University Blog, 30 May]

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