Quality of college-goers ‘more important than quantity’

Ireland“The Government should focus more on ensuring students with high academic ability get into college than packing almost three-quarters of school leavers into third-level, the president of University College Cork has claimed. The current target of 72% participation in higher education by 2020 is well on its way towards delivery, with around two-thirds of those of school leaving age currently going to college …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 2 November]

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