Irish education must spread its wings beyond these shores

“In the emerging markets of east Asia and the Persian Gulf, we are witnessing an unprecedented surge in economic growth. While much has been written about the advances made by Chinese manufacturers or the financial institutions setting up shop in Dubai, there has been an equally strong expansion of the global market in education in emerging economies. It is an incredible opportunity for anybody involved in education, but I fear that Ireland – with a few notable exceptions – is not exploiting this opportunity as well as it could …” (more)

[Feargal Quinn, Irish Times, 26 September]

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