The Minister for Education Joe McHugh has provided additional funding to alleviate issues around the provision of school buses.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Redress organisation Cara-nua will not have enough money to cover the cost of outstanding funding supports for abuse survivors unless it “urgently” receives the €6.3m pledged by the Christian Brothers.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2019
Pressure is growing on the Government to increase third-level funding next year as business leaders, students, and universities have all urged Education Minister Richard Bruton to begin reversing almost a decade of cuts.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2016
The urgency of solving the gap in funding of colleges requires more immediate action than awaiting the political consensus sought by Education Minister Richard Bruton, third-level figures have said.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
Attempts to impose wide changes to terms for new and promoted staff at University College Cork have been met with a threat of industrial action by academic staff.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
Universities have reacted angrily to Government plans that will make sure they never again give un-authorised bonuses to staff.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2012
The points system has served Ireland well but change is needed to encourage positive educational values — not just for college but for lifelong learning, writes Ned Costello
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
FIVE universities are still paying 100 staff over €200,000 a year, including more than 30 at University College Cork.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2011
A NATIONAL gathering of concerned citizens is to be held in the summer with a view to re-invigorating Ireland’s democratic institutions and restoring trust in public life.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
COLLEGE charges for student services which the Government may increase to around €2,500 are only costing universities between €1,589 and €1,943 a year per head.
Thu, 11 Nov, 2010
LEAVING Certificate students who barely pass higher level maths will get the same points for college entry as someone who previously got a C1 grade under a bonus points system agreed by the seven universities.
Tue, 12 Oct, 2010
THIRD-level college bosses have warned of further reductions in student services after the sector was hit by another €20 million cut in the supplementary budget.
Thu, 09 Apr, 2009
NO SPECIFIC application to increase college fees has been made by universities, an Oireachtas committee has heard.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2008
UNIVERSITIES here are facing deficits of about €45 million, college bosses have admitted.
A COMBINATION of top-up fees and student loans is the best way to fund third-level education and ensure social equality in the system, university presidents have claimed.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2008
UNIVERSITY bosses have to find an extra €1,000 for every student each year because of effective cuts in government funding, it was claimed yesterday.
Wed, 19 Mar, 2008
PROPER Government funding rather than a return to fees is the only way to improve third and fourth level education, rather than a return to college fees, students claimed last night.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2007
Hundreds of millions needs to be invested in research and development, particularly in the enterprise sector, to make sure Ireland is competitive in the global economy, according to a new report.
Mon, 09 Aug, 2004
A new Board of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) with Dr Pat Fottrell as its chairperson has been appointed by the Tánaiste Mary Harney.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2003
TÁNAISTE Mary Harney has announced the board of Science Foundation Ireland, the body set up to fund research and development.
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