IUA Welcomes Ministerial Announcement on Review of National Training Fund - 14th July 2017

The Irish Universities Association welcomes today’s Ministerial announcement of a comprehensive review of the National Training Fund. The terms of reference for the review support a commitment to greater transparency in the use of the fund and the determination of its expenditure priorities. We welcome the fact that the potential of the fund to contribute to higher education remains under active consideration. We look forward to contributing to the review, highlighting the vital role of university education in building human capital across a broad spectrum of skills and contributing to Ireland’s social and economic progress.