The Irish Times: Seven steps to choosing the right school for your child

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NEWS / 4 December 2018

"Third-level progression rates are just one part of the puzzle for parents when selecting a secondary school for their child", according to a report written by Peter McGuire in The Irish Times (4th December 2018).

In the report, seven aspects which parents should consider are listed including:

  1. Learning and Teaching
  2. Values and Ethos
  3. Student and Parent Voice
  4. Health and Wellbeing
  5. School Type
  6. How the School is Run
  7. Finding Information

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