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Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has launched the findings of a Report on the National Survey of Staff Experiences of Bullying in Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) conducted by the specialist DCU Anti-Bullying Centre . This report presents the findings of an anonymous online survey,
Education Environment News Technology
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris has launched a €65 million fund to drive solutions to the green transition and to digital transformation. The National Challenge Fund consists of eight challenges, three in digital transformation and five in green transition. The first two challenges are now open for proposals. […]
Culture Education News
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, have announced €700,000 in funding for library supports. The funding, under the Dormant Accounts Action Plan, is designed to assist libraries in reaching out to older people, children from disadvantaged
Education Health News
A new study examining Covid-19 stress among Irish college students, conducted by the School of Psychology at Trinity College Dublin, has shown that certain sociodemographic groups were more likely to experience Covid-19-related stress. Students who identified as female, along with students experiencing chronic illness, financial concerns and higher levels of general
Education News
The government has announced a suite of measures designed to help families with school-going children with back to school costs. Department of Social Protection The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance, administered by the Department of Social Protection is being increased by €100 for each eligible child under the scheme. Consequently, the amount being […]
Education Environment Financial News Technology
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is expected to strengthen support for climate action, clean transport, renewable energy, healthcare, education, agriculture and business in Ireland, in addition to enhancing support to sectors such as energy efficiency and peatland’s rehabilitation, following the meeting of the Ireland-EIB Financing Group held at Department of Finance.
Education Health News
The government has published the Zero Tolerance strategy. Led by Minister for Justice Helen McEntee, it is an ambitious 5-year programme of reform to achieve a society which does not accept domestic, sexual and gender-based violence or the attitudes which underpin it. The €363 million strategy is built on 4 pillars – Protection, Prevention, Prosecution […]
Council Partners Culture Education News
Minister for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien, has published the independent review of the Public Participation Networks (PPNs), fulfilling a commitment made in the Programme for Government. The review of Public Participation Network structures, commissioned by the Department of Rural and Community Development, was conducted by Mazars. It evaluated current