Education Minister Richard Bruton tells committee to address third-level funding

Ireland“Education Minister Richard Bruton wants the Oireachtas Education Committee to urgently consider the question of how to find the €600m extra a year needed to fund third-level colleges. However, he is giving no clues if he will help address shortfalls in Budget 2017 next month, in which he is under growing pressure to begin reversing several years of public funding cuts to the sector …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 23 September]

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