The Education Minister hopes to see the first students enter proposed Technological Universities by September 2018.
Her comments follow the Education Minister's announcement that schools must bring in book rental schemes.
The Minister said the Technological University for the South East is part of the ambition he has set for Ireland to be...
The official opening takes place at 9.30 this morning.
Yesterday Education Minister Richard Bruton launched a public consultation to reform the admissions system for primary schools.
Teachers employed after 2011 earn 14% less than teachers employed before that because of emergency legislation brought in at the time.