A draft joint report by the Commission calls for strengthening co-operation in education and training up to 2020 and especially to promote social inclusion.
Seven Irish higher education institutions and Quality and Qualifications Ireland will share in over €8.2m of Erasmus+ funding under Key Action 2 - Capacity Building Measures. Two institutions - Limerick Institute of Technology and Dublin City University are lead co-ordinators of projects in the Western Balkans and Georgia respectively. The remaining institutions are partners in a range of joint and structural projects. The projects were selected from 452 eligible applications. Irish institutions were involved as lead co-ordinators or partners in 28 of these projects.
This year’s Leaving Certificate class will receive their CAO offers on Monday. Here are ten facts about the Irish higher education system into which they are entering.