News Irish News

Monday 20 November 2017

At a glance

•Third-level student registration charge up €500 to €2,000 in 2011 and plans for return of fees, through student loan scheme, by 2014.

•€200 fee for Post Leaving Certificate courses in 2011.

•1,200 teaching posts to be phased out .

•Teachers/schools to come up with further savings in 2012/13 to avoid a rise in class sizes.

•5pc cut in grants to schools and to third-level colleges to meet their day-to-day costs.

•Slowdown in school-building programme.

•Third-level student maintenance grant €300m budget to be cut by €51m a year.

Irish Independent

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Promoted Links

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News