The Government Cannot Focus on Quick Victories While the Higher Education Sector Suffers

Ireland“With the number of people taking up apprenticeships having doubled since 2015, the realisation that university degrees are not the be-all and end-all of higher education seems to be sinking in across the country. Since 2017, the government has poured over €20 million into modernising Ireland’s apprenticeship programmes. The latest round of funding, announced this week, will take these programmes to the next level, supporting new curriculums and access to cutting-edge technologies for Ireland’s budding apprentices …” (more)

[University Times, 3 June]

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