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Planning for teaching-resource requirements in colleges of technology


  • Honeyman, N
  • Potts, J. W. F.


With the increasing demand for higher education, the educational planners need to know more clearly what resources are required to meet the expansion. Teachers are a major cost component and the purpose of this paper is to develop a model to show how various planning decisions affect teaching-resource requirements. The necessity for efficient utilisation of teachers becomes more acute as costs rise rapidly, thus straining the education budget. This study is based on two colleges of technology, one being a large complex college in Dublin, the other being a regional college catering for the much broader regional needs but with a generally lower enrolment in individual courses.

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  • Honeyman, N & Potts, J. W. F., 1976. "Planning for teaching-resource requirements in colleges of technology," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 187-191.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jomega:v:4:y:1976:i:2:p:187-191

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