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Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, has welcomed the launch of the National Action Plan for Open Research 2022-2030. The Plan outlines objectives and actions for the next chapter in Ireland’s transition towards open research. Speaking at the launch, Minister Harris said, “open research is a priority for Impact
Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris has announced an €11 million capital investment in the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) in Dundalk, Co Louth. Minister Harris confirmed capital investment to expand and refurbish the centre to facilitate AMTCE. In addition, Minister Harris also confirmed
Council Partners Education News
Limerick truly is a student city with latest figures showing the city is now home to just under 30,000 students studying in University of Limerick, Technological University of the Shannon and Mary Immaculate College. And with a further 15,000 full and part-time students undertaking post leaving cert or further education courses, it shows the potential […]
Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris has officially opened South East Technological University. Speaking at the opening, Minister Harris said, “I’m delighted to return to Waterford today to officially open South East Technological University. SETU is a university for the entire region but will also have an enhanced
Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris welcomed the launch of a new skills research partnership on research between his department (DFHERIS) and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) to help drive ambition on skills and talent. The ESRI, in partnership with the department, will undertake research on developments in the labour market […]
Education Health News
Experiential learning approaches to interprofessional education will be the focus of the inagural SIMposium to be hosted by the RCSI Sim Centre for Simulation Education and Research. SIMposium takes place on Friday, 4 November 2022. It will bring together professional trainers from higher education institutions in a variety of sectors, including health professions, law,
Education Environment News
Minister for Education Norma Foley and Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan have launched the 2023 – 2024 Schools Energy Retrofit Pathfinder Programme that will evaluate and demonstrate the approach to energy retrofit and carbon reduction in the schools’ sector, testing energy efficiency solutions and renewable heat technologies. The 2023/24
Council Partners Education News
Businesses, leaders, creative teams, and those who want to be job shapers not seekers are invited to the launch of an ambitious new collaborative opportunity between the Mid-East Regional Local Enterprise Offices and Trinity College Dublin. Local Enterprise Offices of Kildare, Meath and Wicklow have come together to extend an open invitation to the launch […]
Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris and Minister of State for Skills Niall Collins have outlined a significant cost-of-living-package for third level students as part of Budget 2023. The package will include a: Once-off €1,000 reduction in the student contribution fee for higher education students eligible for the free
Education News
The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, has launched the new funding model for ELC and SAC, Together for Better. Together for Better brings together 3 major elements, the Early Childhood Care and Education programme, including the Access and Inclusion Model (AIM), the National Childcare Scheme and Core Funding, and is […]
Council Partners Education News
Third level students starting college in Limerick in the coming weeks, or those returning, are being reminded that there is a fantastic student experience ‘off campus’ in Limerick City. Limerick City and County Council is encouraging university students, further education students, apprentices and skills based learning attendees to get out and about and