http://www.irishtimes.com/polopoly_fs/1.1320251.1362775718!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_300_250/image.jpgBy . Move aimed at fostering more coherence between education system and enterprise. A substantial reform of Ireland’s higher-education sector will see the creation of three technological universities, four regional clusters and the rationalisation of teacher training and art education, the Minister for Education and Skills has said.
Proposals to accomplish this were published by Ruairí Quinn yesterday and will bring about a major consolidation of the institute of technology sector and foster greater coherence between the education system and national priorities, particularly those in the economic and enterprise areas. Read more...