Higher Education in the News: 10th February 2016

By February 10, 2016News

Our colleagues at Cork Institute of Technology have compiled this extensive list of articles relating to Higher Education at home and abroad:

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/education/going-to-college/creating-an-autism-friendly-university-34379371.html

http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/ucd-partners-on-23m-dairy-research-facility-377143.html

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/jan-o-sullivan-pledges-to-cut-third-level-fees-by-500-1.2504551

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/the-plan-to-haul-apprenticeships-into-the-21st-century-1.2505859

https://t.co/v8VVcgTTDe Compulsory sexual consent classes planned for UCD following revenge porn allegations

https://t.co/IPInAyEPtF Students have unrealistic expectations, academic says

https://t.co/vGvxoHL6Yn TUI plans one-day February strike without ‘meaningful’ talks

https://t.co/3nq8OCiT1Y ‘We come back to work every year to find fewer and fewer lecturers’

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/tui-president-why-i-m-striking-tomorrow-1.2513764#.VrDsSmm1O_g.twitter

http://irishtechnews.net/ITN3/over-1000-schoolchildren-face-off-at-robotics-competition-national-final/

https://www.siliconrepublic.com/portfolio/2016/01/28/cork-robotics-competition-emc-cit

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/pupils-face-off-at-emc-vex-robotics-finals-378800.html

http://utv.ie/News/2016/01/28/Robots-battle-it-out-at-Cork-tournament-53074&utm_medium=facebook

https://t.co/fn5kzyLfEN I’m not LMAO at ridiculous emails from my students

https://t.co/seWHgd6W5G King’s College head: ignoring online education is big danger

https://t.co/ZI8OCfdlgR ‘Lecturers living on poverty line’ as Institute of Technology colleges go on strike

http://www.scoop.it/t/learning-and-teaching-in-an-online-environment/p/4059171431/2016/02/03/eight-technologies-that-are-changing-education

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/creating-technological-universities-to-cost-students-says-union-1.2511551#.VqkHZl_MxFc.twitter

http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0126/762964-tui-universities-bill/

http://monitor.icef.com/2016/01/ireland-implements-student-immigration-and-quality-assurance-reforms/

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20160115234334300

https://t.co/LekmEdNvkp Over-educated and unproductive: the reality of third-level today

https://t.co/7tVE7MhewU Opinion: High third level drop-out rates are due to dissatisfaction with courses not ability

https://t.co/qGBzz8kR8g Revealed: non-progression rates for higher education courses

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/higher-educations-contribution-irish-economy-tops-eu10-billlion-year

https://t.co/pK4a0mKdKg UCD Plan To Raise €20,000 For Charity This Week But They Need Your Help