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In 2013, RCSI launched its new strategic
plan, `growth and Excellence', for the
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
2013 - 2017 that aims to build on RCSI's
international reputation as a centre for
excellence in healthcare professional
development, training and education.
Work towards the goals outlined in
the plan progressed significantly over
the past year and the following pages
outline some of the highlights of what
has been achieved to date.
in Education
> Plans for the new state of the art academic and
education building on York Street approved by
Dublin City Council
> Teaching and Learning Programme (Educators Toolkit)
accredited and will launch in September 2014
> New Student Career Development Programme
developed and due to commence in the new academic
year; supported by new `Career Hub' technology
> RCSI's virtual Learning Environment Moodle will be
upgraded in summer 2014
> Renewal of five-year contract to manage Masters in
Pharmacy (MPharm) Programme on a nationwide basis
Pictured at the laying of the foundation stone for the new academic educational building
on York Street in May 2014 were (l-r) Mr Declan J. Magee, RCSI vice-President; Professor
Patrick Broe, RCSI President ; Mr Ruairi Quinn, Minister for Education and Skills; and
Professor Cathal Kelly, Chief Executive/Registrar, RCSI
National and International Careers Symposium