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Access to the full stories behind the Irish Independent's STEAM supplement published 8th November in association with THEA

Read the how the technological higher education sector is driving growth in science, technology, engineering, arts and maths.

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What is THEA?

The Technological Higher Education Association is the voice of the technological higher education sector, advocating on behalf of and supporting our members in achieving their aims and objectives. The technological higher education sector in Ireland comprises 11 Institutes of Technology and one Technological University. The sector offers a unique system of higher education, which allows students to progress from level 6 to level 10 of the National Framework of Qualifications. The Technological Higher Education Association is their representative body.

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Jul 23

GMIT: GROUP OF ASPIRING ENTREPRENEURS COMMENCE NEW FRONTIERS COURSE IN GMIT

Enterprise Ireland-funded programme supports next generation Agri, ICT and Lifesciences start-ups

Jul 22

Minister for Education and Skills proposes decision on establishment of Munster Technological University in early 2020

Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor welcome Report of the Independent Review Panel on Munster Technological University (MTU) Application

Jul 22

AIT: Athlone Institute of Technology becomes first IoT to partner with AMBER SFI Research Centre

The new partnership will foster research and education initiatives

Jul 19

TU Dublin: Tallaght Springboard+ upskilling courses

The springboard+ upskilling initiative in higher education offers free courses at certificate, degree and masters level leading to qualifications in areas where there are employment opportunities

Jul 19

TU Dublin: 2019 MBA Scholarship Programme

Graduate Business School 2019 launch of MBA Scholarship programme.

Jul 19

TU Dublin: Cost of Living Guide 2019/2020

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) has released its annual Cost of Living Guide for students for 2019-20. The guide is designed to help those starting Higher Education in September.

Jul 19

TU Dublin: Seven steps to securing your student grant

Starting University should be an exciting time, so make sure you start on the right foot by getting your finances in order and apply for your student grant as soon as possible.

Jul 19

WATERFORD IT: BEST ADVICE FROM International Business Student. GAIN AS MUCH EXPERIENCE AS YOU CAN

Eoin Doyle who now works with Sheffield United says the Huddersfield Town F.C. experience was essential to obtaining new role

Jul 18

TU Dublin: GAA curses: myth, magic or excuse? By Siobhán Doyle

There is a tradition in the GAA of blaming defeat on a force greater than human sporting abilities according to Siobhán Doyle, PhD Researcher in Museum Studies and Commemoration, at the Graduate Schoo

Jul 17

IT Carlow: IT Carlow Wins Irish Aviation Award

The Dept of Aerospace, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at Institute of Technology Carlow wins the Safety Award at last week’s Irish Aviation Awards,

Graduate Employability and Employment: the Technological Higher Education perspective - Dr Jim Murray

The provision of education and training programmes, relevant to the needs of employers, has long been the lifeblood of the institutions that comprise the technological higher education sector.

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Technological Higher Education Sector influences next phase of European funding programmes

Research and innovation leaders from the technological higher education sector had the opportunity to influence the next phase of European funding programmes which support collaboration in research

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Irish Times: Glass ceiling in Irish higher education needs to be smashed

Regina Moran: Creating a gender-balanced pipeline will need buy-in from Government and educators

Creating a gender-balanced pipeline will need buy-in from Government and educators

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Joint Call for Government to Address Higher Education Funding Crisis

THEA joins with the Irish Universities Association, the Union of Students in Ireland, the Irish Federation of University Teachers and the Teachers Union of Ireland to call on Government to address the funding crisis in higher education

Unions representing students & teaching staff have joined forces with the representative bodies of universities and institutes of technology to call on the government to respond to the growing crisis

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Publication of Gender & Diversity Statement

THEA publishes first Gender & Diversity Statement for higher education institutions

THEA publishes first Gender & Diversity Statement for higher education institutions

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Dr Joseph Ryan writes about funding for higher education

As government prepares for the autumn financial statement, its decision-making process is a clear yet difficult one: where to allocate scarce resources amongst competing demands.

As government prepares for the autumn financial statement, its decision-making process is a clear yet difficult one: where to allocate scarce resources amongst competing demands.

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