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Expanding Post-School Learning Opportunities: Nature And

There has been a big increase in the number and type of Further Educational Courses (such as PLC Courses) available to post school students; The numbers going on immediately to further education courses rose significantly

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The Post-Leaving Certificate Sector In Ireland

Courses are offered in both second-level schools and more specialised further education ‘centres’ providing predominantly (if not solely) PLC courses. There are approximately 225 schools/centres providing PLC courses and those with at least 150 students (37 largely ‘specialised’ centres) account for 73% of the overall PLC enrolment.

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Working At A Different Level

the extent to which the provision and take-up of more a dvanced courses vary by school social mix is a fruitful avenue of exploration. The following section identifies the key features of the Irish educational system as context for the later analysis.

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Gender And Education ESRI

Recent decades have seen female educational attainment and achievement levels equal, or surpass, those of their male counterparts in many developed countries. In spite of these changes, persistent gender differences are evident in the kinds of subjects and courses taken by young women and men within secondary and tertiary education. This chapter outlines some of the main explanations …

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ESRI Report Examines Training Provision Delivered Under

The research examined a number of aspects of training provision, including the distribution of training courses and training expenditure across SICAP programme areas, whether the distribution of training provision delivers on the objectives of SICAP and the geographical variation in distribution of provision by population, level of deprivation

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The Impact Of Training Programme Type And Duration On The

In the extensive literature on the employment impact of public sponsored training programmes for the unemployed, insufficient attention has been paid to the differential impact of different types of training programmes and of their varying duration. This paper uses a unique dataset, which tracks the labour market position of a cohort of unemployment benefit claimants for almost two years, …

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The Teaching Profession Continues To Attract High

The demand for undergraduate ITE courses, both primary and post-primary, is high relative to other courses, with only health-related courses having a higher level of demand. Despite difficulties in accessing teaching jobs, the number of CAO applicants who list a teaching course in primary education as their first preference has remained

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Research Shows Some Increase In Number Of Students

Students opting to study higher-level subjects were motivated by the rewards of persevering with higher-level courses, with Maths being notably singled out for the bonus points awarded for those achieving over 40%. However, the research shows that this created a difficulty for some students opting to study higher level who may not have the

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D. F. Hannan S. Shortall

Courses attended in May 1983 by Level of Education and Type of Institution Breakdown of Courses heing Attended hy 1981/82 School Leavefs in May 1983 Percentage of 1981/82 School Leavers who Participated in, Completed or Dropped Out of Post-Second …

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PLC Programmes Lead To Positive Outcomes For Students But

PLC courses serve a number of objectives: vocational education and training for young people, second-chance education for older adults, and a progression route into higher education. A stronger distinction is required between programmes focused on preparing students for immediate entry to the labour market and those where the emphasis is on

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One Dummy Won't Get It: The Impact Of Training Programme

In general, we found strong positive effects for job-search skills training and medium-to high-level skills courses, a more modest positive effect for general vocational skills programmes (which are not strongly linked to demand in the labour market) and less consistent effects with respect to low-level skills training.

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One-to-one Supports Are Effective In Helping The Long-term

SICAP beneficiaries interviewed were very positive about the assistance they received, valuing both the one-to-one support and the courses provided. All described a trajectory from low self-confidence to a renewed ability to engage with courses and/or apply for jobs, a pattern they attributed to the ongoing coaching provided by LDC staff.

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The Number Of International Degree Students Coming To

The majority of non-EEA students are enrolled in health and welfare courses, representing 31 per cent of all full-time non-EEA enrolments. Sarah Groarke, lead author of the report, commented, ‘Ireland is successfully attracting and retaining …

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Entry To Programmes Of Initial Teacher Education ESRI

This report provides information on the profiles of entrants to undergraduate (concurrent) and postgraduate (consecutive) courses of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) in Ireland. The report was commissioned by the Teaching Council to inform its advice to the Minister regarding the minimum requirements for entry to programmes of initial teacher education.

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Youthreach Helps Early School Leavers To Access Further

The use of more continuous assessment reflected the fact that the majority were taking QQI Levels 3 or 4 courses, though a small number studied traditional Junior or Leaving Certificate programmes. Learners reported that positive relationships with staff were the cornerstone of their positive learning experiences.

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the Killarney Conference, that special courses have been developed by D. C. McClelland and his associates at Harvard and run and evaluated in various parts of the world, A pilot programme of this sort has also been run by Liam Connellen, Dermot Egan, Liam Gorman and the author in Ireland: and the results of the evaluation are awaited with interest.

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Engaging Young People

Figure 5.3: Take-up of Vocational Specialism Courses by Gender, 2007 63 . Figure 5.4: Comparison of Schoolwork and Homework in Fifth Year with . Experiences …

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Entry To Programmes Of Initial Teacher Education

with Entrants for Selected CAO Courses, 2013 ..100 Figure 6.12 Profile of CAO Entrants to Primary ITE Compared with Selected Courses, 2013..101 Figure 6.13 Profile of Entrants to Primary ITE Compared with Selected Courses, 2011 Entrant

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No Evidence That The Back To Education Allowance

In 2012 and 2014, many of these individuals appeared to have been transitioning into programmes that were at the same level as the courses that they entered into when they first commenced a BTEA course in 2008, as opposed to them having moved on to a more advanced education or training programme”.

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Evaluating Post Leaving Certificate Provision In Ireland

This paper summarises the key findings of an evaluation of the Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) Programme, the largest full-time further education (post-secondary non-tertiary) programme in Ireland. This programme has multiple purposes – preparing people for employment, acting as a bridge to higher education and serving as a second-chance route for adult learners.

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More popular courses and courses with fewer places generally require more points. The LCA programme is not recognised for direct access to higher education so is not awarded ‘points’ in the same way. 65% of the cohort had points awarded under the ‘old’, pre-2017 points system. Whether the old or new system was used does not change the

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Vocational Training And Gender Segregration Across Europe

Slightly stronger, but still modest, relationships are found between VET system characteristics and occupational outcomes for men. Male VET graduates are more likely to be in a male-typed job in systems with a higher proportion enrolled on vocational courses. In tracked systems, however, they also tend to be more likely to enter female-typed jobs.

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Supporting Integration

Ireland’s Migrant Integration Strategy 2017-2020 states that the introduction of both civics and language tests for those seeking citizenship in Ireland will be examined. This research aims to contribute by investigating requirements linked to naturalisation in Europe. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including a related European Migration Network study, a mapping exercise was undertaken

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The Disconnected: COVID-19 And Disparities In Access To

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many higher education institutions (HEIs) across the world to cancel face-to-face teaching, close campus facilities, and displace staff and students to work and learn from home. Given the persistent nature of the pandemic, many HEIs have continued to deliver courses online and/or use a blended learning approach.

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From Leaving CertiFiCate To Leaving S ChooL

0BThe Economic and Social Research Institute The Economic Research Institute was founded in Dublin in 1960, with the assistance of a grant from the Ford Foundation of New York. In 1966 the remit of the Institute was expanded to include social research, resulting in the Institute

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Evaluation Of PLC Programme Provision ESRI

New ESRI research finds that PLC courses have positive outcomes for students in terms of accessing employment and progressing to higher education. However, the study finds that PLC courses could be more responsive to changing labour market needs. The types of courses have not changed over time despite dramatic changes in the types of jobs available in Ireland.

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PLC courses, is a well-known, well regarded and trusted FET brand. It has a proud history of delivering in-demand employer skills and at the same time enabling others to achieve their ambition of attending third-level education. Evidence shows that the higher the education and training undertaken, the greater the chances of finding a job.

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POLICY PAPER Evaluating Post Leaving Certificate Provision

Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) courses represent the largest component of full-time further education and training provision in Ireland, with over 32,000 learners enrolled in such courses in 2015/2016 at an estimated direct cost of approximately €170 million per annum. 1 PLC courses serve a …

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Evaluation Of The National Youthreach Programme

Figure 5.4 Involvement of different groups in deciding which courses are provided, as reported by senior managers .. 86 Figure 5.5a Influences on course provision in Youthreach centres, as reported by

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state funded training courses for early school leavers. When asked why they do not participate in such programmes currently, many employers say it is simply that they have not been asked. That said , only one in five companies have actually employed early school leavers in the two years 1998 and 1999.

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Behavioural Science ESRI

Behavioural Science. The Behavioural Research Unit (BRU) is a multidisciplinary team of behavioural scientists that specialises in applying behavioural science to policy. Full list of our publications. Most recent publications. Almost half of people do not know that calling their GP to discuss symptoms of COVID-19 is free, according to new ESRI

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It Is Time To Change Senior Cycle Education, Say Students

It is time to change senior cycle education, say students, parents and teachers. New ESRI research shows a strong appetite among students, parents and teachers for changing senior cycle education, which incorporates Transition Year, 5th Year and 6th Year. A study presenting their viewpoints shows that they mainly focus on changing the approach

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Gender Differentiation And Early Labour Market Integration

This chapter examines gender differentiation in early labour market outcomes across European countries. In spite of the fact that the educational attainment of women has now surpassed that of men in many countries, differences persist in the type of educational courses taken by young women and men. Countries differ in the extent of educational segregation by gender but certain regularities …

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POLICY PAPER The Impact Of Training Programme Type And

a variety of training courses in Spain and found that ‘medium-level’ programmes, including occupational training for unskilled workers, and specialist training for skilled workers, reduced the length of unemployment spells, with stronger effects for females.

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Transition Year and also participation in Post Leaving Certificate courses. Chapter 4 examines the employment experiences of school leavers to include distributions by industrial sector, occupation, and earnings alongside satisfaction ratings with employment situation. Finally, the key findings are outlined in …

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Johd, Raven The ~oonomic And Social Reeearch In 1967 ~he

Johd, Raven The ~oonomic and Social Reeearch ¯ 4 In 1967 ~he NIEC wrote "Perhaps the sreatest potential contribution towards achieving full employment

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ESRI Research Seminar: "The German National Educational

Venue: ESRI, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2. Speaker: Thorsten Schneider. Abstract: A new research infrastructure project has been established in Germany that aims to study the acquisition of education, assess the consequences of education for life courses, and describe central education processes and trajectories across the entire life span.

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A Study Of Future Demand For Higher Education In Ireland

The ESRI . The Economic Research Institute was founded in Dublin in 1960, with the assistance of a grant from the Ford Foundation of New York. In 1966 the remit of the Institute was expanded to include social research, resulting in the Institute being renamed Economic and SociaThe Research Instil tute (ESRI). In 2010 the Institute entered into a strategic research alliance with Trinity College

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Handling Missing Data In Longitudinal Surveys ESRI

This is the first CLSI training course and is now fully booked, however further courses are being organised for later in the year and in 2014. Course Summary (the full programme for the course can be downloaded below) Missing data, both as a result of attrition and item non-response, can introduce serious bias into longitudinal analyses.

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ESRI Conference To Examine Student Experience Of

Higher education was the dominant pathway for these young people – some 61 per cent of them entered higher education. The research found that those who took Post-Leaving Certificate (PLC) courses often saw this as a compromise rather than a specific goal, especially where they did not go on to further study on completion.

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School Leavers' Survey Report 2006 ESRI

This report, based on the findings from the 2006 Annual School Leavers' Survey, gives an insight into the position, experiences and attitudes of school leavers one year after leaving second-level. The survey highlights trends (since 1980) in the circumstances of young people leaving school. It also identifies those at risk of unemployment during this early after-school period.

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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

The successful candidate will be facilitated to complete a training and development programme to acquire the specific skills required for this responsibility, which is likely to include attendance at short UK-based courses; and two one-month placements at Stroke Registries in …

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Evaluating State Programmes: “Natural Experiments” And

ment schemes and training courses — usually involve comparison of the performance of a treatment group (recipients of the programme) with a control group (non-recipients) as regards some response (gaining employment, for example). But the ideal of randomisation of individuals to groups is rarely

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3.1: Completion and Certification of Post Leaving Certificate Courses and Receipt of Grant by Gender (2007) 29 3.2: Completion and Certification of Post Leaving Certificate Courses and Receipt of Grant by Parental Socio-Economic Background (2007) 30 4.1: Economic Status of all School Leavers, Excluding Emigrants, May 2006 44

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School Leavers' Survey Report 2007 ESRI

The numbers completing school have reached a new high, and there is evidence that early school leavers are accessing alternative education/training opportunities outside the official second-level system (Youthreach and FETAC courses). However, distinct gender and socio-economic differences persist in early school leaving.

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courses; • Locally and/or institutionally-based initiatives to promote third-level participation among young people in disadvantaged areas (the Trinity Access Programme, for example). 65 *Selina McCoy is a Research Officer and Emer Smyth is a Senior Research Officer at The Economic and Social Research Institute. We are grateful to Muiris

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