"The HEA’s funding model requires reform, the better to support the creation, development and operation of a coherent higher education system, with diverse institutions, collaborating where appropriate and delivering maximum efficiencies coupled with high levels of quality."
Review of Funding Model for Higher Education Institutions.
Consultation Document July 2012. Higher Education Authority
“There are now opportunities to become more efficient in how we deploy resources – by realising greater economies of scale, and by rationalising programmes and offering them in fewer institutions.”
National Strategy for Higher Education to 2030 "The Hunt Report"
As of October 3rd the timetable is as follows :
The Role of Curriculum Management in Quality Assurance for Higher Education
09:30 Registration & Coffee/Tea
10:30– 10:40 The Curriculum is at the Centre?
Speaker: Eoghan O’Leary, CEO Akari Software Chair: Mary Crowe
10:45-11:30 Quality Assurance & the future Direction of Irish Higher Education
Speaker: Lewis Purser, Director, (Academic Affairs), Irish Universities Association Chair: Mary Crowe
11:45-12:30 Programme Rationalisation and greater Collaboration
Speaker: Dr. Jim Murray, Director of Academic Affairs,
Institutes of Technology Ireland Chair: Mary Crowe
12:30-13:00 Road Map for Curriculum Management
Speaker: Paraic Hegarty, CTO, Akari Software Chair: Mary Crowe
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:45 Quality Assurance stifles Innovation? ...
Speaker: Sinead O’Sullivan, Director of Quality Assurance and Statistical Analysis, National College of Ireland Chair: Dr. Ken O’Neill
14.45-15.30 Implementing Curriculum Management in a HE Environment
Speaker: John Vickery, Registrar, Institute of Technology,
Tallaght Chair: Dr. Ken O’Neill
15:30-16:15 Current state of play of the implementation of National Strategy for Higher Education to 2030 - "The Hunt Report"
Speaker: Dr. Richard Thorn Chair: Dr. Ken O’Neill
The Radisson Blu Hotel is also offering a special rate for those who wish to travel the evening before. Please contact the hotel for details and mention the conference.
When & Where
Akari provides a comprehensive suite of services and web-based software solutions to help Higher Education Institutions transform their approach to Curriculum Design, including review, (re)design, approval, publication and resourcing of modules and programmes, in compliance with National and European standards.