Katherine Donnelly: 'Leaving Cert students showing sure-footedness in study choices'


Independent: Brexit or not, the current crop of sixth-years have shown a certain sure-footedness in their approach to the CAO application form this year. Leaving Cert candidates are not the only ones applying to the CAO, but they are the biggest single cohort.

They are trusting the Government and employers when they promise a continued flow of jobs right across the economy, particularly for those who embrace the science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) disciplines that are the key drivers of future growth. Read article