WIT withdrew from merger plans with CIT to set up a technological university

Waterford IT pulls out of university merger

22 Oct Carlow IT has said it is shocked and disappointed at a decision by Waterford IT not to go ahead with merger plans to apply to set up a technological university in the southeast.

Expenditure per student was €11,800 in 2008 but by 2015 it will have dropped to €9,000

HEA chief fires funding warning

17 Oct The Higher Education Authority has warned that Ireland is at risk of moving from a low cost system of higher education with high quality outcomes, to a low cost and low quality system that will not be able to meet demand.

The Tusla analysis included 3,007 assessments of pre-school service quality

Report finds deficiencies in pre-school care

16 Oct Providers of pre-school care facilities failed to comply with one in seven statutory regulations over the 17 months preceding RTÉ's investigation of the sector last year.

48% of primary schools have four teachers or fewer

INTO in call over pupil thresholds

03 Sep The Irish National Teacher's Organisation has called on the Minister for Education to suspend pupil thresholds for smaller schools.