‘Obsession’ with third level means further education bypassed

Ireland“The obsession with university education in Ireland means many school leavers are bypassing more suitable vocational routes, according to the new chief of the State body for further education and training. Andrew Brownlee, who takes over as chief executive of Solas on Monday, said higher education has played a massive and positive role in the transformation of the country …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 2 September]

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