Comment & Analysis

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Op-Ed

Leaving Cert Inequality Doesn’t Start and End With Predictive Grades

Leaving certificate inequality existed long before calculated grades – it's built into the system, writes Social Democrat TD Gary Gannon.
By Gary Gannon
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Tá Sé Deacair Misneach an Choláiste ina Thionscadail Chaipitiúla a Thuiscint

Tá sé ráite ag an gColáiste go rachfar ar aghaidh le pleananna le haghaidh TTEC agus E3, in ainneoin faitís airgeadais de bharr an choróinvíris.
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Tá Soiléireacht Ardteiste Againn – Teastaíonn Cinnteacht ó Mhic Léinn Anois

Ní mór don Choláiste beartais ar leith a thabhairt isteach dóibh siúd a beidh sa chéad bhliain – agus cumarsáid thapaidh agus éifeachtach a dhéanamh leo.
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Editorial

It’s Hard to Understand Trinity’s Optimism About its Capital Projects

College says it’s still pushing ahead with plans for TTEC and E3, despite huge financial fears as a result of the coronavirus.
By The Editorial Board
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We’ve Got Leaving Cert Clarity – Now Students Need Certainty From Colleges

Trinity must start putting in place specific plans for incoming first years – and communicate them quickly and clearly.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

Clarity on Exams, But Muddier Waters for Colleges

The government's leaving certificate announcement today leaves colleges scratching their heads on many questions.
By Aoife Kearins
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Cén Fáth a Bhfuil an Propast Ciúin Faoi Athruithe Bord le Tionchar ar Neamhspleáchais?

Is ball é Patrick Prendergast de ghrúpa oibre a mhol athruithe a bhí ina údar imní do mhórán daoine maidir le neamhspleáchas an Choláiste.
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Column

In Lockdown, Place – and Space – Seem More Important Than Ever

Aoibh Ní Chroimín on the value of perusing the local in lockdown – and the prospect of a joyful reunion with Dublin when it ends.
By Aoibh Ní Chroimín
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Editorial

Why is the Provost So Quiet on Board Changes With Huge Autonomy Implications?

Patrick Prendergast is a member of a working group proposing changes that many fear could jeopardise Trinity’s independence.
By The Editorial Board
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Op-Ed

Reshaping Board Will Change Trinity’s Governance – And Not for the Better

Prof Eunan O'Halpin, a two-time member of College Board, says history does not support the ideas underpinning proposed alterations to Board.
By Eunan O'Halpin