40% of Travellers in further education have only completed primary level

Ireland“New figures show that of Traveller enrolments in further education programmes last year, more than 40% said they had previously only completed primary level at most. The finding is among a number contained in reports published by SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, which also found that one-third of those from the Roma Community who signed up for further education programmes last year had primary education or lower …” (more)

[Noel Baker, Irish Examiner, 11 December]

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