Government initiative to tackle gender disparity in education

The Irish government has launched a Gender Equality Action Plan for Higher Education Institutions to tackle disparity in the sector.

Government plans women-only senior academic posts

The Government has proposed the creation of women-only senior academic posts in universities and institutes of technology in Ireland, with the aim of addressing the dearth of women in senior academic positions.

Government to fund women-only academic posts in drive towards gender equality

Headline Government to fund women-only academic posts in drive towards gender equality

Poll: Are female-only professorial posts a good idea?

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said she is expecting a backlash.

Fears over 'jobs for the girls' backlash as High Education Minister to create professor posts 'only for women' to end bias

THE Minister for Higher Education is to create women-only professorships in a radical move to address persistent gender inequality at senior levels in universities and third level colle