The HEA is now seeking proposals for funding via the first phase of Springboard, a new €20m multi-annual fund providing higher education opportunities for unemployed people.
More information can be found here: http://www.hea.ie/springboard
In 2009, the then Minister for Education and Science, Mr Batt O’Keeffe, T.D. announced the establishment of a high level strategy group under the Chairmanship of Dr Colin Hunt, Managing Director of Macquarie Capital (Europe) Advisers, to develop a strategy for higher education in Ireland. That strategy was formally launched by Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills, Ms.