Tuesday November 24, 2020

Isme announces deal with Griffith College

Students are to gain direct industry experience under a new partnership between Griffith College and the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association.

24th August, 2013
Mark Fielding, chief executive officer, ISME and Tomás MacEochagáin, director of academic programmes, Griffith College with student Molly Ebbs. Photo: Conor McCabe

Students are to gain direct industry experience under a new partnership between Griffith College and the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association (Isme).

It comes after the business lobby group last week criticised Irish universities for "failing industry" and said that the lack of a link between business theory and industry practice was leading to ill-prepared graduates.

Isme criticised the main universities for their "large classes, poor teaching methods, dry academic content and few applications...

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