More NI school leavers want college education with increasing numbers willing to stay home to get it, figures show


The percentage of school leavers who intend to attend university degree courses continues to increase in Northern Ireland.

Trial figures from the Ministry of Education show that the percentage of students who say they go on to higher education fell from 43.1% of leavers in 2017/18 to almost half to 47.9% in 2019/20.


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