The hidden face of the CAO

“The Education Profile: Ivor Gleeson, Chief Executive Officer CAO. Next Sunday is the deadline for this year’s CAO applications. The CAO has a central role in the education system, but little is known about the organisation or its head Ivor Gleeson. The CAO likes being low profile, but critics say it should be more user-friendly. As thousands of Leaving Cert students decide what to put on their CAO forms, Ivor Gleeson and his co-workers are bracing themselves for the last-minute influx of applications before the deadline at 5.15pm next Sunday. If you have never heard of Ivor Gleeson, you are probably not alone …” (more)

[Irish Times, 27 January]


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