Friday December 13, 2019

Plan A could be A Levels

If the end line is a place at college, parents and students should take heart. These days there are many means available to achieve that goal – sometimes it just takes a little lateral thinking.

17th August, 2015

Take, for example, Dublin Tutorial Centre (DTC). Established in 1978 it remains the only officially accredited A Level centre in Ireland for most examining boards in Britain.

When it was founded, DTC fulfilled a specific need for students who wanted to pursue studies at Cambridge or Oxford universities in Britain, which – at that time – did not accept the Irish Leaving Certificate as an entry qualification.

Times have changed since then, and so too has...

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