A series of assessment and targets set for third level institutes has been described as “a welcome departure for the third level sector”.
IT Tralee Vice President of Research & Development Bríd McElligott said the assessment process – developed by the Higher Education Authority on the recommendations of the Hunt Report – will help set objectives for third level institutes to achieve.
IT Tralee has been given ‘Category 2’ designation – having made “adequate progress”.
Bríd McElligott says the process ensure institutes are held accountable:
She said ‘Category 2’ designation means IT Tralee has reached expected performance levels: