The Higher Education Authority is the statutory agency responsible for the allocation of exchequer funding to the universities, institutes of technology (IoTs) and other higher education institutions (HEIs).

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The governance framework for the higher education system provides robust assurance of compliance with legislative and other requirements and timely and responsive interventions to address any issues arising.

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Managing Performance

The system performance framework sets out the goals and priorities of government, and the HEA manages institutional performance through strategic dialogue and performance funding.

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Higher Education System Performance 2014 – 2017


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