Cabinet gets report on new student contribution

Ireland“A report of 100 pages setting out the options for a new system of student contributions was circulated to Cabinet members by Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe yesterday. While the document sets out five options, Mr O’Keeffe has signalled his support for a new student loan scheme – in which students repay the cost of fees after graduation. The document sets out the projected revenue which would be generated by the new loan system. But it makes no recommendation …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, Irish Times, 8 July]

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