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Migrant children less likely to attend university because of education system

The headline on last week’s story ‘NUI Galway study shows non-migrant children have less chance of college’ contained a typographical error and should have read ‘migrant children.’

NUI Galway study shows migrant children have less chance of college

Children of non-migrant parents have a significant advantage over children of migrant parents when it comes to educational achoievement and ambition, a major study undertaken at NUI Galway has revealed. In the study, the Population and Migration research cluster at the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway has identified an emerging achievement gap between young migrants and their non-migrant peers, which will result in a significant under-representation in third-level institutions.


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