Third level fees an option: O’Keeffe

“The Education Minister has said the re-introduction of third level fees is one of many options being considered by Government. Batt O’Keeffe is preparing a report for Cabinet on the issue and he said an increase in student participation at third level has implications for the Exchequer. He said the report, which is being finalised, looks at fees and a loan system, and will ensure the onus does not fall on a particular part of society. Mr O’Keefe said he would like the Government to family-proof whatever measures are being taken …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 12 March]

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