Hundreds of extra teacher-training places are to be provided this year amid concerns of a “crisis” in the supply of teachers for key subjects. Minist(...)

Minister of State for higher education Mary Mitchell O’Connor is set  to progress the Technological Universities Bill through the Seanad on Thursday.

The Department of Education has insisted there has been no “dumbing down” of standards required for institutes of technology to secure new technologic(...)

TCD Science Gallery. Over the past decade, Irish universities including TCD have borrowed at least €675 million from the European Investment Bank and other sources.

Irish universities are at risk of losing their capacity to borrow hundreds of millions of euro needed to fund their expansion to cope with rising stud(...)