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Posts tagged with ‘Ireland’

  • Ireland: Minister O’Sullivan launches consultation on “Foreign Languages in Irish Education”

    The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD launched a consultation on foreign languages in Irish education at the end of August 2014. As part of the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs 2014, the Department of Education and Skills has committed to developing and publishing a languages strategy. This will consider the role of foreign languages in the post-primary, further […]
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  • Ireland: Annual Monitoring Report on Integration 2013

    The Annual Monitoring Report on Integration 2013 was launched on 30 June 2014 by Frances Fitzgerald, Irish Minister for Justice and Equality. The Monitor presents a range of indicators to measure different aspects of immigrant inclusion in Irish society, using the most recently available data. This report, jointly published by The Integration Centre and The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), is the […]
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  • Irish Government launches ‘Better Outcomes Brighter Futures: the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014 – 2020′

    ‘Brighter Futures, Better Outcomes’ establishes a shared set of outcomes for children and young people to which all government departments, agencies, statutory services and the voluntary and community sectors work, to ensure a coherent response for children and young people.
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  • Study shows how enrolment policies increase educational inequalities in Ireland

    A recent study by the NUI Galway sheds new light on the situation of the so-called “New Irish” pupils and establishes a link between enrolment practices at Irish schools and the growing achievement gap between native and migrant students. Aim of the study was to assess how factors such as neighbourhood, school and home environment affect educational outcomes of student […]
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