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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+ 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.
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.
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.
Policy Contexts (European and Irish) for Erasmus+ in Ireland
A presentation given by Séamus McLoughlin (Principal Officer in the International Section of the Dept of Education and Skills) at the Léargas Forum in December 2014