SBP Editorial: Long-term revision can solve education crisis

11th September, 2016

While the minority government has so far majored in kicking issues to touch (water charges, bin charges, the OCI controversy), it cannot ignore the problems facing Ireland’s third-level institutions for much longer.

Last week, many Irish universities linked their fall in the QS World University Rankings to the decline in funding brought about by the economic crash.

Core expenditure per student has fallen by more than a fifth in the last five years....

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