Tom Boland

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Name: Tom Boland
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

CEO of Higher Education Authority says tradition may be reason why high number of children ...

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 6:00 pm.The fact that a high proportion of children from go on to may be partly due to tradition.That’s according to the of the whose report published today, shows that farmers children are three times likely to go on to ... [Published Shannon Side - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Postcode lottery for college-going across the capital

SCHOOL-leavers' chances of going to college vary wildly depending on where they're from in the capital, a report by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) has found.While 99pc of secondary school students go on to third-level education in affluent areas ... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Half of Limerick school leavers not going to study in college

Wednesday 20 August 2014HALF OF LIMERICK 18 TO 20 YEAR OLDS IN COLLEGEAlmost half of Limerick's school-leavers do not go on to study in college.A new report by the Higher Education Authority shows that 51 per cent of 18 to 20-year-olds in the city and ... [Published Limerick's Live95FM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

The race for third level manipulates and destroys young people

Those who take higher level papers in the Leaving Cert exam represent the intellectual cream of our second level education system, right? Well, no actually. The Irish Universities Association task force on reform of university selection and entry has ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

DOE names new head of Energy Technology lab

Charles "Tom" Boland, 64, Portage, died Sunday. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Raymond and Ella Mae (Lingenfelter) Boland. Surviving are his wife, Beth Ann (Burkett); three children: Barbara Hemlock of Johnstown, Diane Markley of Windber and ... [Published Altoona Mirror - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

CCAI Announces 2014 Award Winners

Sherrill Stoenner, recipient of the 2014 James F. and David J. Wright Lifetime Achievement Award, proudly poses with previous winners. From left to right are Larry Melgary, Bob Warren, Stoenner and Bruce Bryan.The Chemical Coaters Association International ... [Published PF Online - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Assessment of plans for technological universities - announcement of panel of international experts

The Higher Education Authority today announced the composition of the expert panel that will advise the Authority on the viability and adequacy of plans for the creation of a technological university (TU). The HEA have received plans from two consortia ... [Published Higher Education Authority - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tech university application decisions to be made by November

Decisions should be made by November on whether technological university applications can be made by two planned mergings of colleges in the south-west and in Dublin.The Higher Education Authority has appointed international experts to evaluate the plans ... [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Change Not Names Only

The distinguished group of Town Councilmen made their way to their super-stuffed chairs with the air of Supreme Court Justices, and sat high above their constituents who had packed the chamber for a joint Public Hearing with the Town Planning Commission ... [Published Southwest Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘Grants no longer enough to help students’: College dropout rate rising

Student grants may no longer be enough to help keep financially strained young people in college, according to the Higher Education Authority.Its latest analysis of dropout rates shows that more than one in six students who began college in 2010 were ... [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 15 2014]

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HEA chief executive Tom Boland said "an uncomfortable and sobering fact is that deep reservoirs of educational disadvantage, mirroring in large part economic disadvantage, are part of the education story"
In 2010, Tom Boland, the Chief Executive of the HEA, told a conference that the IoTs were "doing very well with the cohort they cater for"

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CEO of Higher Education Authority says traditio... [Published Shannon Side - 8 hours ago]
Postcode lottery for college-going across the c... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Half of Limerick school leavers not going to st... [Published Limerick's Live95FM - Aug 20 2014]
Report highlights disparity in third-level entry [Published RTE Online - Aug 20 2014]
Children of farmers are three times more likely... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 20 2014]
The race for third level manipulates and destro... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 17 2014]
DOE names new head of Energy Technology lab [Published Altoona Mirror - Aug 05 2014]
CCAI Announces 2014 Award Winners [Published PF Online - Aug 01 2014]
Assessment of plans for technological universit... [Published Higher Education Authority - Jul 31 2014]
Tech university application decisions to be mad... [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 30 2014]
Change Not Names Only [Published Southwest Times - Jul 22 2014]
‘Grants no longer enough to help students’: Col... [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 15 2014]
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