Friday 15 December 2017

Equality of access at university is vital

Education also brings many other social and political benefits to a country like Ireland, where people set great store by fairness in life
Education also brings many other social and political benefits to a country like Ireland, where people set great store by fairness in life
Editorial

Editorial

Some of the best arguments in favour of equal opportunity in education amount to little more than vulgar commerce. A well-educated populace can drive on economic development and help boost prosperity.

Education also brings many other social and political benefits to a country like Ireland, where people set great store by fairness in life.

Assessments of the rise of the Irish economy from the mid-1990s onwards attributed much of the credit to investment in education. The latest figures from the Higher Education Authority (HEA) about participation in third-level education are encouraging, with more than half of school leavers going on to college.

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