John Power: ‘It is important as a leader to create a vision that people buy in to.’

I left school at 16 and trained originally as a draughtsman, gaining my design engineering qualification and later an MBA through night school. So, my(...)

Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan said the changes are aimed to offer viable alternatives to third level education. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A major overhaul of state-sponsored apprenticeships has been unveiled, aimed at providing school-leavers with a “viable, legitimate, positive alternat(...)