Taking the road less travelled to third-level learning

The Leaving Cert is not the only path to third-level education. There are other options, writes Gabriel Allen, deputy principal of Bray Institute of Further Education

17th August, 2015
Gabriel Allen, BIFE

While in many cases students, schools and parents often see the CAO as the “be all and end all”, for those seeking third-level education, nothing could be further from the truth. Over recent years many new avenues have opened up to students to enable them pursue their dream career via a different route.

Further education offers fabulous opportunities, not only for those looking for additional skills or hoping to go directly into employment,...

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