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Local youth worker reminds school leavers many different avenues are open to them

Sep 3, 2021 12:09 By News Northern Sound
Local youth worker reminds school leavers many different avenues are open to them Local youth worker reminds school leavers many different avenues are open to them
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Alanna Shannon says some children on the School Completion Programme attend further education courses despite not having finished secondary school.

A local youth worker is reminding young people in the region that there are many avenues open to them when they leave secondary school.

Leaving Cert results have been released today and over 61 thousand students are now able to access their grades.

Alanna Shannon is the co-ordinator of the School Completion Programme in Co Cavan.

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It's a scheme that supports children and young people who are at risk of early school leaving and students of school-going age who are not currently attending school.

She told Northern Sound that some children on the programme attend further education courses despite not having finished secondary school:

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