Minister Foley announces new anti-bullying initiatives for schools

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has today (Saturday 13 April) announced new initiatives to progress work on addressing bullying in schools from September 2024, as part of the Department of Education’s Cineáltas: Action Plan on Bullying. These will include the roll-out of new anti-bullying modules in primary and post-primary schools and the hosting of…

Simon Coveney T.D. Awards Certificates to Young Adults with Down Syndrome in MTU Home Economics Pilot Programme

Simon Coveney T.D. will present awards at a graduation ceremony at MTU’s Department of Tourism & Hospitality on Friday, 12th April, where the first group of students with Down Syndrome in Ireland, along with MTU’s BA (Hons) Home Economics and Business students, will be recognised together for their participation in a very unique pilot programme.  …

Milestone for MTU as topping out of new Learning Resource Centre takes place on Bishopstown Campus

The new Learning Resource Centre will provide teaching and learning space for 1,000 students and 70 staff and will expand MTU’s portfolio of programmes and services. The building is due for completion in summer 2025.   The project is part of the Department of Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science’s Higher Education Public…

Minister Foley announces €8.9 million in funding for primary, post-primary and special schools in Cork

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has today announced €8.9 million in funding to support digital learning in schools and minor building works in Cork. €50 million in grant funding for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) will issue shortly to all recognised primary and post-primary schools across the country, while a separate €29 million in…

Minister Foley announces €79 million in funding for primary, post-primary and special schools

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has today announced €79 million in funding to support digital learning in schools and minor building works. €50 million in grant funding for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) will issue shortly to all recognised primary and post-primary schools, while a separate €29 million in minor works funding is being…

Munster Technological University Welcomes the Launch of the ALTITUDE Charter

Munster Technological University welcomes the launch of ALTITUDE – the National Charter for Universal Design in Tertiary Education. ALTITUDE focuses on widening inclusion in tertiary education, marking the start of a national conversation about how the sector can more strategically embed a universal design (UD) approach. Funded by the HEA under PATH 4, the ALTITUDE Project…

MTU Lecturer selected as member of Global Young Academy Kapal Dev is one of only 40 scientists chosen this year

Kapal Dev, PhD student and Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science in MTU Cork, has been selected as a member of the Global Young Academy. The Global Young Academy is an international society of young scientists, aiming to give a voice to young scientists across the globe. Mr. Dev is one of 40…

MTU awarded almost €1.4m Funding for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Munster Technological University (MTU) is delighted to announce funding of €1,380,233 to provide programme progression pathways for students with intellectual disabilities. The funding is awarded under the HEA Programme for Access to Higher Education (PATH) 4 Phase 2 (2023-2025). This significant achievement will enhance opportunities within a higher education setting for students with intellectual disabilities…

MTU awarded €14.6m funding under Technological Universities Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise (TU RISE)

MTU has been awarded €14.6m under the TU RISE programme (Technological Universities Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise). TU RISE is designed to improve research functions within the technological university sector and enhance institutions’ engagements with their surrounding regions. Today’s announcement will support MTU’s strategic ambitions in research and innovation by helping to scale up the…