Is intolerance prevalent in Ireland?

It seems the economic downturn, the recession, the IMF, the big bailout, the problem Fianna Fáil caused, and the banks, have taken its toll on education services in Ireland. According to the Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX), in 2011, Ireland ‘is not very well prepared to help new immigrants enter the school system’. The report notes that 70-75 per cent of school children with a migrant background (10 per cent in primary school; 12 per cent post-primary), where English is not their first language, may require additional English language assistance. Read more...

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New results of MIPEX
(2014-2020)

We are pleased to announce that the new results of MIPEX (2014-2020) will be published by the end of 2020. MIPEX 2020 will include 52 European and non-European countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, EU28, India, Japan, Mexico, US and much more. Stay tuned!