Sunday, 26 March, 2017

Adult learning and the Programme for Government March 2011

Adult learning and the Programme for Government March 2011

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Summary

The new Programme for Government endorsed by Fine Gael and the Labour Party includes a number of commitments relevant to adult learners and adult/community education providers- from aspirational right through to practical measures. They include a commitment to additional training and education allowance, broadening the eligibility criteria for the Back to Education Allowance, replacing FÁS with a new National Employments and Entitlements Service, and reviewing the third level funding structure to provide a sustainable base which does not limit access to students.

Read the full text of the Programme for Government.