Pupils to lose out on top jobs

Ireland“Tens of thousands of Irish students are being left behind in the digital revolution, and are losing out on skills to score the top jobs of the future, according to a confidential new report. Years of under-investment has meant that Ireland has been ‘leapfrogged’ by other countries as young people face a new era of fierce global competition for hi-tech jobs. Government plans for a ‘smart economy’ are being hindered by the shortcomings, according to a confidential draft report …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 10 August]

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