Gaps remain in educational outcomes of students from disadvantaged backgrounds, study finds

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on January 7th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Significant gaps remain between educational outcomes of students in disadvantaged second-level schools and others despite the success of targeted Government investment. A new analysis of the impact of the Department of Education’s DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) programme shows that low family income has become more of a factor in a student’s achievement rather than reducing in significance …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 7 January]

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DEIS and other Education Cuts

Posted in Governance and administration on January 15th, 2012 by steve

“It looks that thankfully the proposed cutbacks to DEIS schools may well be reversed, however as of yet there is nothing concrete.  Minister Ruairi Quinn was on Pat Kenny’s radio show during the week and to me sounded as if he didn’t fully understand the role of DEIS schools and the DEIS schemes …” (more)

[The Cedar Lounge Revolution, 15 January]

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