Fees and performance targets for third-level funding?

Fees and performance targets for third-level funding?

Fees, as well as performance targets, for third-level funding may be on the way. Minister for Education Richard Bruton is drawing up plans that would reward or withhold additional funding for third-level colleges depending on performance. Issues under consideration will include a college’s ability to train students to meet the workplace skills gap, as well […]

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Construction careers on the rise according to CAO figures

Construction careers on the rise according to CAO figures

New CAO figures show that students are opting to study for careers linked to construction. Architecture, engineering and business courses are popular for students entering college this autumn. It is expected that applications for higher degree courses linked to the built environment will increase by 20 percent in the next month. Engineering and technology should […]

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How to Secure Employer Funding for a Part Time Course

How to Secure Employer Funding for a Part Time Course

In recent years there has been a surge in applications for part-time third-level courses by people in employment. This makes sense. They want to bolster their chances of holding on to their position or of gaining a promotion. Very many of these part-time students cover the full cost of education themselves. However, some employers are […]

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