Low uptake may put US investment ‘at risk’

Ireland“The pressure on the Government to address the ‘crisis’ in maths and science has intensified after the group representing US multinationals warned future investment could now be at risk. The American Chamber of Commerce, representing 570 US firms in Ireland, said the continuing decline in numbers taking higher level Leaving Cert papers in maths and science represents a barrier to Ireland fulfilling its potential as a knowledge economy …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 13 August]

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