Member Organisations

The Irish Higher Education Quality Network (IHEQN) comprises the following membership. The links below lead to individual organisation websites:


The Conference of Heads of Irish Colleges of Education (CHOICE) represents 5 primary teacher education colleges: namely Church of Ireland College, Rathmines, Froebel College, Blackrock, Coláiste Mhuire, Marino, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick and St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra (as well as St. Mary's University College Belfast) and 3 second level Teacher Education Colleges, Mater Dei Institute, St. Angela's College, Sligo and St. Catherine's College, Sion Hill Blackrock.

Welcome to the Department of Education and Skills website. The mission of this Department is to provide high-quality education ... Department of Education and Skills

The Dublin Institute of Technology was established as an autonomous institution under the DIT Act in 1992, but its origins go back to 1887 ... Dublin Institute of Technology

The Higher Education Authority is the statutory planning and development body for higher education and research in Ireland. Higher Education Authority

The Higher Education Colleges Association is a self-regulated consortium of independent third level colleges operating in Ireland. It was formed in the early 1990s to operate as a lobby/ support group to serve the common interests of its members. Membership comprises most of the major independent colleges in the country...

Institutes of Technology Ireland, was incorporated in June 2005 as a not-for-profit organisation with charitable status. It enables the Directors of the 13 Institutes of Technology established under the 1992 RTCs Act to co-ordinate the work of the Institutes nationally ...

The Irish Universities Association (IUA) is the representative body for the seven Irish universities.  It is a non-profit making body with charitable status.  The IUA seeks to advance university education and research ... Irish Universities Association

Quality and Qualifications Ireland was established in November 2012.  It is responsible for the National Framework of Qualifications and the quality assurance of further and higher education and training in Ireland. Quality and Qualifications Ireland

The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (RCSI) provides extensive education and training in the healthcare professions at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Ireland ... Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is the sole national representative body for students in Ireland ... Union of Students of Ireland