Tom Boland

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Name: Tom Boland
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jeri Ann (Ravenscraft) Quilling, 52, of Palmyra

, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at the Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. Jeri was born March 13, 1962, in Hannibal, Missouri to David Lee Ravenscraft and Elizabeth Louise “Betty” Kroeger Boland. She was surrounded by her loving ... [Published Hannibal Courier-Post - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

UCC President accepts his Ice Bucket Challenge

Looking out of place in a 'Boole is Coole' t-shirt, President of UCC Michael Murphy today accepted his Ice Bucket Challenge.Having been nominated by the UCC Students'Union, Dr Murphy allowed the SU president to soak him in the middle of the university's ... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Letters: Greed has ensured Ireland is no longer a sovereign state Letters

"All deleterious consequences of [financial] market activity upon ordinary people . . . are considered natural market outcomes for which no one can be held accountable, as if they were just unfortunate natural disasters." However, over the last half-century ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

GUEST COLUMNIST: The Leaving Certificate ‘leaves’ too many people behind

AS the drama of the CAO third-level places unfolded this week, I thought about what Burmese pro-democracy advocate, Aung San Suu Kyi, said in Strasbourg last year when accepting a prize for promoting freedom of thought: "I’ve always said there’s no hope ... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 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 - Aug 21 2014]
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]

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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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Jeri Ann (Ravenscraft) Quilling, 52, of Palmyra [Published Hannibal Courier-Post - Aug 28 2014]
UCC President accepts his Ice Bucket Challenge [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 25 2014]
Letters: Greed has ensured Ireland is no longer... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 23 2014]
GUEST COLUMNIST: The Leaving Certificate ‘leave... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 23 2014]
CEO of Higher Education Authority says traditio... [Published Shannon Side - Aug 21 2014]
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]
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