1,300 new SNAs and Teachers, increase in capitation in largest ever education budget

Ireland“… Higher Education: A package of €57 million in additional current funding will be invested in higher education initiatives in 2019 alongside €41 million additional funding for pay deals and pensions in the sector. This will fund provision for 3,500 additional places, initiatives to support innovation and performance awards, teaching and learning capacity, 1,000 additional places on Springboard+, research funds for Institutes of Technology/TUs, part-time and flexible learning …” (more)

[Department of Education and Skills, 9 October]

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