Analysing Ireland’s high third level dropout rates

Introduction   “Approximately 1 in 6 students who start a college course are likely to leave the course before the end of first year”     The number of students studying at Irish third level institutions has risen dramatically in the past 50 years. As can be seen from the graphs next to the article, […]

Students from fee-paying secondary schools are 4 times more likely to get a place in Trinity

  The most recent data on “feeder” schools to third-level institutions has illustrated Trinity’s place within the Irish educational divide.   Students who attend one of the country’s 51 fee-paying schools are more than four times more likely to attend Trinity than students at schools that do not charge fees. Furthermore, fee-paying students are nearly […]

Troubled Waters

In the wake of John Waters’ resignation from The Irish Times, Conor McGlynn cautions against instituting a new era of censorship in Ireland.

National Media Conference 2013: A round up

Irish Times Editor tells delegates to beware of “muck-raking” in student journalism, while former TCDSU President and Liveline presenter Joe Duffy warns of lack of social diversity.

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