Recent Submissions

  • Gender equity as policy paradigm in the Irish educational policy process 

    O'Sullivan, Denis (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1999)
    The construct of policy paradigm is used to analyse how the proposition that Irish education is a gendered phenomenon has been conceptualized, communicated, reflected in educational policy and acted upon in practice. ...
  • Aspects of the labour market for new graduates in Ireland: 1982-1997 

    Lydon, Reamonn (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1999)
    Using a survey on the first destinations of award recipients in higher education from 1982 to 1997, the trend in first destinations and starting salaries for primary level graduates in Ireland is studied. The data show ...
  • Educational inequalities among school leavers in Ireland 1979-1994 

    Smyth, Emer (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1999)
    The extent to which inequalities in educational outcomes persist in modern Ireland has been the subject of much debate. This paper investigates whether the rapid expansion in educational participation rates over the 1980s ...
  • Literacy and education in Ireland 

    Denny, Kevin; Harmon, Colm; McMahon, Doreen; Redmond, Sandra (Economic & Social Research InstituteDublin, 1999)
    Recent media attention has focused on the low ranking of Ireland in a major international study on literacy. In this paper we examine the dataset used in these studies to consider the reason behind the low ranking. We find ...

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