'I thank further education every day for helping me get to this point'
- September 8, 2020, 06:00
The teenage years were a struggle. We moved from Dublin to Athy in Co Kildare when I was 13, and it was a real culture shock for me. I experienced bul(...)
‘Apprenticeships a very strong transition to employment’
- September 8, 2020, 04:00
During the last recession apprenticeship numbers plummeted from a high of 20,000 to just 1,000. With another downturn looming, could that happen again(...)
Pace of change speeds up for further education and training
- September 8, 2020, 00:00
When Solas, the further education and training (FET) agency, was established in 2013, the sector began to grow in importance. The new agency quickly (...)
Leaving Cert results: grade inflation evident across most subjects
- September 7, 2020, 06:00
The results are in – and the number of top grades have shot up. Normally, the Leaving Cert results as a whole are predictable as sunrise and sunset, (...)
Why choose a law course? You may not get rich, but it can be rewarding
- May 26, 2020, 00:00
Life as a lawyer is not like the TV shows Suits or Making a Murderer. Many law graduates will never see the inside of a courtroom, and barristers and (...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"