Archive for Hunt Report

Could Education Bring Down the Government?

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 18 March 2011 by Steve

“It has been said that the program for Government approved last week in the Dáil is high on rhetoric but low on detail, leaving the detail to be hammered out at cabinet level …” (more)

[Henry Burrows, University Times, 18 March]

Merger with Cork poses concerns for WIT’s future

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“Concerns for a potential merger between Waterford Institute of Technology and Cork Institute of Technology were aired at a political debate held in WIT last Tuesday night …” (more)

[Mary Ellen Breen, Waterford News and Star, 17 February]

The Tertiary21 Manifesto for Higher Education

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 14 February 2011 by Steve

“If I was a political party, what would my higher education manifesto be? Have spent the last two posts poking at the Hunt Report and the Higher Education Policies of the political parties contesting the upcoming general election, isn’t it only fair that I nail my colours to the mast and say what I would do to (for, even) Higher Education when I’m inevitably appointed by mass acclamation as planetary despot-for-life …” (more)

[Robert Cosgrave, Tertiary21, 14 February]

What will happen with the Hunt Report?

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 11 February 2011 by Steve

“Question: Will the Hunt report be acted upon or will it join other HE reports on shelf? So much depends on the new Minister for Education.” (tweet)

[Sharon Flynn, Twitter, 10 February]

Irish higher education: the hunt for the right words

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 10 February 2011 by Steve

“This is the word cloud for the Hunt Report on Irish higher education (National Strategy for Higher Education). It confirms the group’s focus on structures and process rather than content.” (graphic)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 10 February]

The search for accountability in higher education

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 10 February 2011 by Steve

“The report on Ireland’s National Strategy for Higher Education (the ‘Hunt report’), in one of its key statements, argues that the key to an excellent system of higher education is the alignment of ‘performance, autonomy and accountability’. In fact, the report makes 36 references to accountability …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 10 February]

Thoughts on The Hunt Report: The National Strategy for Higher Education

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 10 February 2011 by Steve

“‘Doing nothing is not an option’ says the preface of the report. You got that right, at least. The recently released and widely discussed National Strategy for Higher Education, known in Ireland as the Hunt report, addresses the future of Irish Higher Education for the period to 2030 …” (more)

[Robert Cosgrave, Tertiary21, 9 February]