Numbers qualifying at private colleges increases

“The number of students attending private third-level colleges is increasing. New figures show that last year more than 11,000 individuals received awards from professional institutes, national or UK awarding bodies. Many others received awards which are not yet on the official National Framework of Qualifications. It’s thought to be the first time that figures have been compiled which give an indication of the numbers getting officially recognised and accredited awards in Ireland, outside of the traditional public sector universities and institutes of technology …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 5 January]


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