Europe on Air Programme 4 : The system of Education

Ciaran Murray, Project Coordinator, NEAR Media Coop

Siobhan O’Connell, Principal, St. Mary’s Secondary School, Baldoyle

Niamh Farren, Communications Officer, Aontas, The Irish National Adult Learning Organisation

. The Secondary School System :

– St. Mary’s Secondary School

– The J.C.S.A replacing the Junior Cert

– New initiatives including anti-bullying procedures

– School self-evaluation

. Adult Education :

– OECD study and analysis of skills level of adults in 26 countries – how Ireland compares and why some countries do better

– Aontas / European network and EU policy implications


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