Monday, 26 June, 2017

Response to Budget 2017

Response to Budget 2017

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Summary

Tuesday 11th October saw the announcement of Budget 2017 which included measures relating to adult education such as a policy review, with the aim of designing and implementing a sustainable and predictable multi-annual funding model for higher and further education and training, and a package of €8.5million to support disadvantaged students, including lone parents and Travellers, to attend higher level education. The purpose of AONTAS’ Budget response is to focus on a few specific measures outlined in Budget 2017, whilst giving members an overview of some of the main points relating to education.