Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill announced by Minister for Higher Education
The Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill has been announced by Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O'Connor. This is an important bill that, among other things, will aim to improve standards and regulation across the higher education and English language education sectors, and will also strengthen learner protection. The bill will be published on the Oireachtas website in the coming days.
Further information is available in the Department of Education and Skill's press release, available here.
You can also read Quality and Qualifications Ireland's (QQI) response to the announcement here, and the implications for the technological higher education sector here.