Embargo: Thursday May 29, 2003 at 00.01a.m.
The Economic and Social Research Institute launches the book ‘Expanding Post-School Learning Opportunities: Nature and effects of Growth in Post-School Education/Training in the 1990s’ on Wednesday 28 May 2003.
The book describes the results of a study carried out by Damian Hannan, Research Professor (ESRI, now retired), Selina McCoy, Research Officer (ESRI), and Audrey Doyle (former Research Assistant, ESRI). This study was funded by the Department of Education and Science.
The study looked at the change in further education for school leavers who did not immediately go on to third level education.
The key findings are:
A Press Briefing will be held at the ESRI on Wednesday 28 May at 10:15 am.
For further information contact:
Damian Hannan by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Selina McCoy on 01 6671525 (o), or email Selina.McCoy@esri.ie, or Eleanor Bannerton at email@example.com
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The ESRI produces research that contributes to understanding economic and social change in the new international context and that informs public policymaking and civil society in Ireland.