AP front 1 - 2022

21 August 2003 Edition

Gross inequality in education

21 August 2003

This is the time when many Leaving Certificate and A Level students find out how their applications to Third level institutions have panned out. Many are delighted and have received the course they want, but others, many among the very top achievers, will be disappointed. This is because areas like medicine are so heavily oversubscribed that even top achievers are not guaranteed a place. Free article

Confidence or trust?

21 August 2003

Over the last number of months since the suspension of the political institutions and the subsequent cancellation of elections we have heard much talk about the 'loss of trust' between the parties to the Agreement. Free article

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