Welcome to Issue 56 of the INOU e-Bulletin!
In this issue we report on the sad passing of INOU Chairperson Ann Fergus who gave over 30 years’ service to the INOU. We discuss our series of Cross Border Living and Workingonline events, and we hear from the INOU Welfare Rights Section about the events they have been attending around the country in INOU Out and About.
We take a look at the Committee on Budgetary Oversight examination of the Commission on Taxation and Welfare Report. We explore the development of a Unified Tertiary System across higher, further education and training. We cover recent discussions on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and calls from Coalition 2030 on how Ireland should play its part to achieve them by 2030 . We examine the Central Statistics Office’s new tool the Census 2022 Small Areas Interactive Map, and we discuss the ESRI’s report Pandemic Unemployment and Social Disadvantage in Ireland. We hear from the Ballymun Job Centre about their work around Digital Readiness, and we discuss QQI Level 5 and 6 courses.