Technological universities: connectedness and collaboration through connectivity

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Technological University Research Network (TURN)


The introduction of Technological Universities into the higher education landscape in Ireland is a bold and important step towards meeting the challenges that we face. Though already part of the education landscapes of other countries, the Irish Technological University concept is distinctive in its rootedness in regional and local communities and economies, reaching out internationally from those roots and drawing international education and research practices directly back into the regions. A strategic framework for these new universities, underpinned by clear statements of ambition...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Management; Governance; Higher education; Providers of education and training; Skills and knowledge; Equity

Keywords: Recommendations; Strategic planning; Education and training reform; Investment; Delivery system; Access to education and training; Economic development; University

Geographic subjects: Europe; Ireland

Published: Dublin, Ireland: Department of Education and Skills (Ireland), 2019

Physical description: vii, 41 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 141.701

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