Organisation: Higher Education Authority
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Tue, 06 Jul, 2021
Thu, 01 Jul, 2021
Fri, 30 Apr, 2021
Wed, 09 Dec, 2020
Thu, 04 Jun, 2020
Thu, 04 Jun, 2020
Sat, 30 May, 2020
Thu, 14 May, 2020
Wed, 15 Apr, 2020
Tue, 14 Apr, 2020
The minister for state for higher education has rejected the notion that the creation of new professorships exclusively for women at 12 third-level institutes discriminates against men.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
In a bid to address the gender imbalance at a senior level across the sector, twenty new professorships specifically for women are to be in place by September.
Sun, 05 Jan, 2020
Mick Wallace was known as a straight talker in the Dáil and it will be a straight shootout between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to replace him.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
The government is "in the middle of a review" of its Deis support scheme with a view to potentially extending it to include more schools.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
The current Leaving Cert points system for university just doesn't add up, writes
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
Waterford Institute of Technology paid out almost €400,000 — more than a third of which went on travel — without going through proper procurement, new accounts show.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
Students receiving their first-round offers from the Central Applications Office (CAO) tomorrow should give consideration to all their options before making a final decision, according to advice from experts.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
The promise to freeze fees at €3,000 a year for college students was made by Mr McHugh despite ongoing demands from universities for the Government to address a major funding shortfall in the sector.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
Third-level institutions guilty of misconduct or poor performance could see grants withheld under the first proposed changes to the current legislation in almost 50 years.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
A decision on the long-awaited Munster Technological University, has been set back to early 2020 amid financial concerns and a “lack of clear vision and strategy”.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
A long-awaited decision on the Munster Technological University is expected to be made shortly as an independent report sparks uncertainty over the project.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
With women making up just 24% of professors in Irish universities, new gender-specific academic posts are to be launched to achieve diversity at a senior level in the third level sector.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
The Dáil's public accounts committee has agreed to take the step after discussions between it, Cork Institute of Technology, the University of Limerick and Waterford Institute of Technology.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
BILLY “One Seat” Kelleher: that rather disparaging description of the long-standing TD and favourite MEP candidate, by his party colleague Malcolm Byrne over a perceived breach of an agreed boundary has generated much hilarity this week.
Sat, 11 May, 2019
The Government-commissioned report has also proposed that colleges should record and report incidents of sexual harassment, assault and rape on campuses - rather than leaving it to the gardai.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
The Institute of Technology Sligo is to receive capital investment of €13.7m for the development and upgrade of its K and L block on the north campus as part of Project Ireland 2040.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
Third-level graduates stand both the best chance of securing a job and the highest starting salary, with 94% of the class of 2017 in employment or due to start a job within nine months of leaving college.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
Diet may decide the deadliness of a snake’s venom, according to research led by Irish scientists.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2019
A revolution in delivering the next generation of high-speed electronic devices is to be led by the return to University College Cork of one of the world’s leading quantum mechanics scientists.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2018
The movement of college students across the border has been swinging significantly in a southerly direction as Brexit approaches.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2018
A bottom-up approach is needed in addition to senior academic posts open only to female applicants to redress gender imbalance in the third-level sector, various stakeholders have said.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
A legal review of the Higher Education Authority’s (HEA) powers to undertake investigations and reviews in third-level colleges has held up a report on spinout companies at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) that was due out a year ago.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
Free accommodation is to be provided, along with a €186,000-plus salary, for the president of Ireland’s first technological university — but the location will only be decided after the person is selected.
Thu, 04 Oct, 2018
A review of policies on pay and other benefits for third-level college staff is about to begin, almost a year after it was due to commence.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018
The National College of Art and Design (NCAD) had to abandon a HR software system on which it spent €138,000 over three years because management failed to properly implement it.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2018
Higher Education Authority board members raised the role of the Department of Education in their work with a senior official less than three months before the authority’s chief executive stepped down.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2018
Irish third-level colleges are the beach donkeys to the thoroughbreds of the US when it comes to funding, yet they persist in playing a global ratings game they cannot win, says
Mon, 27 Aug, 2018
The resignation of the chief executive of the Higher Education Authority 18 months after being appointed should be of concern to Education Minister Richard Bruton.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2018
Teacher unions will be consulted by a steering group examining ways to deal with the problems schools face in recruiting teachers, the Department of Education has promised.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2018
The cybersecurity of all taxpayer-funded bodies is set to be investigated after a foundation used to raise donor funds for Trinity College lost almost €1m when it was targeted by fraudsters in an online scam.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2018
Maynooth University increased its annual payment to governing authority chairwoman Nuala O’Loan by 70% to €20,500 last year.
Mon, 09 Jul, 2018
The likelihood of the first technological university (TU) being established in Dublin should be known by the end of summer.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2018
Applications have opened for courses on which more than 8,000 jobseekers and working people can improve their prospects of changing careers or beginning new ones.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018