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.