Government accused of ‘putting profit over human dignity’ with plan to build prisons and boost economy

A government pledge to build new prisons has been criticised as “putting profit over human dignity” after the Ministry of Justice heralded the scheme as being designed to boost the nation’s economy. The MoJ announced four new sites would be built across England in the next six years amid a drive to fulfil a Conservative […]

Secondary students urged to learn foreign languages to boost career prospects

Secondary school students are being urged to boost their career prospects by studying foreign languages . Some 3,000 students attended an event in Dublin’s Convention Centre aimed at highlighting the personal, social, professional and economic benefits of language learning. While most Irish students study foreign languages in school, surveys show Irish adults lag behind other […]