A quarter of all Irish adults scored in the lowest level of literacy in the last International Adult Literacy Survey
We must prioritise ‘Life Long Learning’ and invest in learning outside of the classroom. Creating a fairer third level grant scheme is essential if we are to truly make third level education accessible.
I will prioritise:
- Supporting community access programmes
- Expanding and strengthen the Trinity Access Programme (TAP)
- Raising the student grant to match welfare payments, where appropriate