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    The Commission on Higher Education, 1967, and Third-Level Policy in Contemporary Ireland


    Coolahan, John (1990) The Commission on Higher Education, 1967, and Third-Level Policy in Contemporary Ireland. Irish Educational Studies, 9 (1). pp. 1-12. ISSN 0332-3315

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    Abstract

    While higher education did not feature prominently in the public consciousness during the first four decades of political independence, the following twenty years witnes~ed a remarkable degree of analysis and appraisal ~nd a level of action on a range of fronts which transformed the p-rovision and profile of higher education in Irish society. By 1960 the Government accepted that the whole question of third-level education needed to be examined and that third-level education would be a crucial element in the planned socio-economic development of the sta~e. With thi~ end in view the Minister for Education, Dr. Hillery, appomted a twenty-eight person commission on Higher Education. It held its inaugural meeting on the 8th November, 1960.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Commission on Higher Education; 1967; Third-Level Policy; Contemporary Ireland;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Education
    Item ID: 10067
    Depositing User: Professor John Coolahan
    Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2018 13:48
    Journal or Publication Title: Irish Educational Studies
    Publisher: Routledge
    Refereed: Yes
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