Comment & Analysis

Op-Ed

Breaking News: Students are Adults

It is by refusing to patronise students that we demonstrate our profound respect and high hopes for them, writes Dr Daragh Downes.
By Daragh Downes

Mar Chaimiléirí Sochair, Níl Mhór atá i Muilinn Aistí, in Ainneoin Tograí an Rialtais

Agus an rialtas ag iarraidh reachtaíocht a chur i bhfeidhm chun caimiléireacht acadúil a ionchúiseamh, is fiú aithint go bhfuil dúshláin níos cinniúnaí roimh an earnáil ardoideachais.
Editorial

Like Welfare Cheats, Essay Mills are not the Problem the Government is Suggesting They Are

As the government seeks to introduce legislation prosecuting types of academic cheating, it is worth remembering the far more critical challenges facing higher education.

Tar Éis na Breatimeachta, Ní Gá Dúinn Meicníocht Meallta do Chorparáidí a Dhéanamh de Ollscoileanna

Tá comhdhearcadh againn go bhfuil sé de dhualgas ar fhostóirí ranníocaíocht a dhéanamh don oideachas. Ní féidir dearmad a dhéanamh air sin agus muid ag brostú chun gnólachtaí a mhealladh.
Editorial

Post-Brexit, We Must Resist Turning Education into a Mechanism to Attract Corporations

We have consensus that employers must contribute to education. This cannot be forgotten in the rush to attract businesses post-Brexit.
Op-Ed

An Income-Contingent Loan Scheme is the Only Option for Ireland and its Students

Dr Aedín Doris and Prof Bruce Chapman argue that a loan scheme would have no negative impact on students from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
By Aedín Doris and Bruce Chapman
Op-Ed

Income-Contingent Loans Would be a Risky Course of Action for Ireland

Dr Charles Larkin outlines his research, demonstrating the risks an income-contingent loan scheme would have for Ireland.
By Charles Larkin
Contribution

Dead White Straight Males and Saving Students from Unacceptable Levels of World: Teaching in 2017

Who wants to teach their students to criticise? Not me! I want to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony, writes Dr Daragh Downes.
By Daragh Downes

Tá Díograis Fhadtéarmach faoi Chomhpháirtíocht mar Reiteach le Fadhbanna na Mac Léinn

Tá an iomarca cumais ag an aontas comhpháirtíochta ceannródaíoch idir mic léinn agus an Coláiste chun siombalachas aháin a dhéanamh dó.
Editorial

Longstanding Commitment to the Idea of Partnership Could be the Solution to Many Student Woes

The pioneering partnership agreement between College and students contains too much potential to let become lip service.