Action Plan for Education, 2016-2019
Department of Education and Skills Strategy Statement, published September 2016
Best Practice Guidelines in Literacy Provision at Post-Primary Level
Joint Report by the Education and Training Inspectorate and the Department of Education and Skills Inspectorate on Promoting and Improving Literacy in Post-Primary Schools, April 2015
Best Practice Guidelines in Numeracy Provision at Post-Primary Level
Joint Report by the Education and Training Inspectorate and the Department of Education and Skills Inspectorate on Promoting and Improving Numeracy in Post-Primary Schools, April 2015
CVET in Europe – The Way Ahead
A summary of recent Cedefop research on continuing vocational education and training (CVET). It analyses how CVET contributes to reaching EU economic and social policy objectives with respect to social inclusion, employment, innovation, productivity, competitiveness and growth. It outlines the major achievements in CVET practices and policies over recent years, and highlights gaps and challenges for future CVET policies.
Erasmus+ in Ireland, Mid-Term Evaluation
This national mid-term evaluation of Erasmus+ informs a wider evaluation being undertaken by the European Commission as required under Articles 21.2 and 21.3 of the Erasmus+ regulation. The Irish evaluation was commissioned by the Department of Education and Skills, as the National Authority for Erasmus+, and was carried out by O’BRIEN/Governance Design.
Erasmus+ Inclusion and Diversity Strategy in the field of Youth
European Commission policy to ensure that Erasmus+ responds positively to inclusion & diversity in the youth field.
Erasmus+ Mid-Term Evaluation
This links to a page on the European Commission website where you can read the highlights of the Mid-Term Evaluation and follow links to the report itself as well as to all the country reports that fed into it.
Europe 2020, in a nutshell
A link to the European Commission's website on Europe 2020, the European Union’s ten-year jobs and growth strategy.
Hopscotch to Quality in EVS 2.0
Find out more about hands-on strategies and the key steps (presented as the Hopscotch model) to be taken on the road to better quality in your EVS projects.
This is a new, completely re-written and updated edition, published in February 2016.
Ireland’s National Skills Strategy 2025
Published in January 2016, the Strategy identifies Ireland’s current skills profile, provides a strategic vision and specific objectives for Ireland’s future skills requirements, and sets out a road map for how the vision and objectives can be achieved.It has been developed around six key objectives and a comprehensive set of actions and measures aimed at improving the development, supply and use of skills over the next 10 years
National Skills Strategy – Léargas Input on Erasmus+ Contribution
In response to the invitation to contribute to the development of a National Skills Strategy, Léargas provided input to the Department of Education and Skills on the potential of Erasmus+ to support the implementation of key elements of the proposed strategy.