We hear about the 'Unlocking
Newstalk: Pat Kenny Show
For those with criminal records, education holds the key to a brighter future. Unlocking Potential is an ongoing project which aims to reduce barriers to third-level education for those with criminal records...
'When people with convictions
get degrees, everybody wins'
The overwhelming majority of us have committed a crime at some point in our lives. If you were lucky enough not to be caught, you probably never need to worry about how your indiscretions might affect you in the future..
New initiative to boost higher education opportunities for people with criminal convictions
A new initiative could see people with criminal convictions only having to reveal them when applying to enter higher education if there are restrictions or conditions attached to the conviction, with Minister Simon Harris saying efforts to open up the sector to ex-offenders could be "transformational"...
Unlocking Potential project aims to reduce education barriers for people with convictions
Irish Legal News
The Unlocking Potential project provides a fair admissions toolkit for higher education institutions (HEIs), which will help guide the reform or development of admissions policies, practices and supports for prospective and current students with convictions...
University access template
for those with convictions
Law society Gazette
A Maynooth University project has the goal of reducing barriers to third-level education for those with convictions.
‘Unlocking Potential’ seeks to provide a fair admissions toolkit for higher education institutions (HEIs) for prospective and current students with convictions...
Minister Harris, MU President, former students and higher education policymakers launch Unlocking Potential website, toolkit and scholarship fund
Monday January 17th saw over 230 persons attend the launch of Unlocking Potential (UP), a project aiming to make higher education more accessible for people with convictions. UP has now published its Fair Admissions Toolkit and other resources on its website (www.unlockpotential.ie)....