Solving graduate crisis isn’t rocket science

Ireland“Ireland’s need for scientists, IT specialists and engineers is widely accepted, yet nothing practical is being done about it. After years of talking, the numbers doing honours mathematics, physics and chemistry in the Leaving Cert are still declining. This, the Government says, will have serious implications for our economy. So why does it do nothing? Is it just another crisis looming on the horizon, about which we do nothing until it arrives? In fact, government policy is making things worse …” (more)

[John Cunningham, Independent, 21 April]

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