Covid-19 (Higher Education): Statements

Posted in Governance and administration on January 16th, 2021 by steve

IrelandSimon Harris (Wicklow, Fine Gael): With the agreement of the House, I will share my time with the Minister of State, Deputy Niall Collins. I welcome the opportunity to update the House on the impact of Covid-19 on the further and higher education sector. I was a little disappointed that, for the first time in my political career, some Members of the Dáil actually voted not to have me here today for questions and answers. I find that a little bit regrettable, as almost half a million people in this country are in further or higher education …” (more)

[Dáil debates, 14 January]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Counselling Services

Posted in Governance and administration on November 27th, 2020 by steve

IrelandSteven Matthews (Wicklow, Green Party): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if any recent assessment has been carried out by his department to examine the capacity of counselling services offered by third level institutions in view of ongoing remote learning …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 25 November]

Tags: , , , ,

UCD Graduate Entry Medicine

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on November 12th, 2020 by steve

IrelandNeale Richmond (Dublin Rathdown, Fine Gael): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the interaction he has had with UCD over the 2% to 4% increase in fees for EU and non-EU students studying graduate entry medicine; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 10 November]

Tags: , , , , , , ,