Wednesday September 23, 2020

Relief on college fees is welcome, but it can be hard to get a result

It would be more useful to the families of third-level students if tax break structures were simplified and eligible expenses widened

18th August, 2019
Almost 60,000 students received their results

Over the last week, there has been a focus on Irish education for all the right reasons. Almost 60,000 young people learned the outcome of their final second-level exams.

Academic achievement is not the only element of the secondary school experience, of course, and formal third-level education is not suitable for everyone. Yet many students will hope that their Leaving Cert results will get them on to the course they want, and where they want, while...

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