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Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris has launched a report on the findings of the National Survey of Student Experiences of Bullying in Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The report, conducted by the DCU Anti-Bullying Centre and commissioned by this Department, presents the findings of an anonymous online survey
Culture Education News
University College Cork’s (UCC) riverside campus will again be the backdrop to the sounds of the best household names and emerging artists, as the university hosts Other Voices for a second time this September. Taking place on Thursday 28 September, and hosted by MayKay, this year’s event will continue to celebrate the phenomenal breadth and diversity […]
Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD officially opened the Craft Skills Training Hub at Louth Meath ETB Drogheda College of the Future, Donore Campus. The opening of the hub will allow the college to provide training for over 300 apprentices each year with three intakes during the year. […]
Education News
Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth Roderic O’Gorman has published the list of successful applicants to the €9 million Building Blocks – Improvement Grant 2023. Grants awarded range from €35,000 to €75,000 across two separate strands: Green Energy and Retrofit. The Green Energy Strand supports the Climate Action Agenda and the Programme for
Education News
Minister of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has published the annual Cost of Education options paper. Last year, the Department following the publication of our policy on the future of third level education in Ireland, gave a commitment to develop an annual options assessment to outline measures to reduce […]
Business Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD and Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform Pascal Donohoe TD have launched the Public Service Apprenticeship Plan 2022-2025. The Plan outlines how to grow the number of annual apprenticeship registrations across the public service, including
Education Health News
A blood test that can identify which patients will respond to breast cancer therapies has been developed by scientists at DCU, and could inform better decisions on patient treatments. Dr Denis Collins, Principal Investigator for the Cancer Biotherapeutics Research Group at the National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology at DCU, whose team carried out the work, […]
Business Education News
TikTok has announced a €750,000 donation to Rethink Ireland, to create The TikTok Digital Future Fund. The Fund will back nonprofit organisations that work for upskilling youth aged 15-24 who wish to upskill and/or enter employment in Ireland. A further €250,000 will be granted to Rethink Ireland in TikTok advertising support. It has never been more important […]
Business Education News
The Digital Learning Institute (​​​​DLI​​​​), a provider of digital learning courses and upskilling programs, announces that it has successfully raised €1.8 million in investment from the Davy EIIS Fund, ​​Enterprise Ireland, and private investors from the digital learning industry.   Commenting on the investment, DLI founder John Kilroy said the investment would allow the
Business Education News
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Simon Coveney launched a new platform, Microcreds.ie, to assist people upskilling and reskilling. Over 300 short, flexible and accredited courses are available through the platform from seven institutions to address skills needs of
Business Education News
Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has launched an €83.68 million TU Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise (TU RISE) Fund. The scheme is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund. The TU RISE scheme will support research capacity building