Nominators Aine Hyland B.A., H.Dip., M.Ed., Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Education and former Vice-President of University College Cork, Recipient of an honorary doctorate from UCD (2015). Former Chair of the Points Commission (1999) and of the (statutory) Educational Disadvantage Committee (2003). Professor Brian Lucey B.A., M.A., Ph.D, Fellow of
On today’s Off Topic we talk to Lynn Ruane, the president of the students’ union at Trinity College Dublin about her article in today’s Irish Times on sexual consent. It follows the controversy over moves by that union for mandatory workshops on consent for freshers
At the age of three, Lynn Ruane was thrown out of her pre-school. “I couldn’t understand why I wasn’t allowed to play with a little boy’s tractor – instead I was told to go over and play with the dolls.” She gives a dry laugh. “I think I
Lynn Ruane shot to public attention during the year due to her election as Students Union President of Trinity College Dublin – an incredible feat given her background and beginning.
As speculation mounts ahead of the publication of the Cassells Report on higher education funding, so does my fear for the future of education. The wealth and progress of a country relies heavily on the degree of education of the population. So why are we moving
Colleges could help by extending creche facilities and clubs could run family events Irish Times Wed, Aug 12, 2015, Being a parent is difficult, but being a parent and a student often feels like an impossible feat. I spent my first few years in Trinity College as
This Impact Series focused on the theme ‘Building an Inclusive Recovery’ and took place on 28th April 2015 in Smock Alley Theatre. This event shines a light on leading visionaries who are pioneering innovative solutions to build a more inclusive society – a society which