Financing education

Synopsis: In a climate of continuing financial restraint, meeting increasing demands for education from the public purse is becoming more difficult for governments internationally. In addition, balancing public and private financing is seen as a key policy issue for many.1 This briefing paper details sources of income for compulsory school-age education in Northern Ireland and considers EU funding streams. It also outlines the proportions of private and public education spending internationally and considers a number of examples of income generation within the education sector.

Date: 23 January 2015

0415.pdf (546.53 kb)

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