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OECD: Migration. Integration policies and indicators.
Belgium; Denmark; Germany; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Canada; Luxemburg; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Portugal; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Turkey; United States; United Kingdom; Japan; Finland; Australia; New Zealand; Mexico; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Slovak Republic; Chile; Slovenia; Israel; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Colombia; Costa Rica; Republic of Korea
This page of the OECD contains current studies and analyses on issues relating to the integration of people with a migration background and refugees in the OECD countries. The topics include language training, recognition of educational qualifications, digital and social participation.
2 - Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN)
Europe; Germany; Italy; France; Spain; Sweden; Portugal; Netherlands; Finland; United Kingdom; Ireland; Denmark; Belgium
The network YERUN was founded in 2014 and has 18 member Universities in Europe. The criterion for membership was that the universities are not older than 50 years. They cooperate in the sector of education, EU policy, graduate employability and research. In 2018, seven member universities came together to form YUFE – Young Universities for the Future of Europe". YUFE wants [...]
Children’s online risks and opportunities: Comparative findings from
EU Kids Online and Net Children
Belgium; Denmark; Ireland; Italy; Portugal; Romania; United Kingdom
This report focuses on a comparison of findings from two EU-funded projects, EU Kids Online (2010) and Net Kids Go Mobile (2014), the latter of which concentrated on children\'s use of the internet via tablets and smartphones.
Net Children Go Mobile
Belgium; Denmark; Italy; Romania; Ireland; Portugal; United Kingdom
The project was funded by the European Union to investigate children and their behaviour on the internet, particularly using mobile devices (smartphone, tablet). A final report was issued in 2014, which is available for download together with other material and reports.
5 - Child Well-being Research related websites
Belgium; Denmark; Germany; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Canada; Luxemburg; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Portugal; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Turkey; United States; United Kingdom; Japan; Finland; Australia; New Zealand; Mexico; Czech Republic; Republic of Korea; Hungary; Poland; Slovak Republic; Chile; Slovenia; Israel; Estonia
This OECD-website lists international websites related to child well-being research. It differentiates between international organisations, european organisations, non-profit-organisations international research projects, ministries, governmental facilities, statistics agencies and universities.
6 - Bologna Process - Members\' National Reports
Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Moldova; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; England; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Wales
This website is run by the "European Higher Education Area" and provides national reports on the status of the Bologna Process since 2003 from about 50 European countries. You can find the latest report at the top of the page of each member country. Older reports can be found at the bottom of the page in the menu bar on the right (under "related documents").[Abstract: Editors [...]
7 - Société européenne d’ethnographie de l’éducation (SEEE)
Portugal; Spain; Germany; France; Belgium; Ireland; Italy; Norway; Switzerland; Australia; Mexico; Morocco; Brazil; Europe; international
SEEE (European Society for Ethnography of Education) is almost non-existent on the web. However, this article by the president of the society outlines the creation, the objectives and held conferences and informs about their Revue de la Société Européenne d\'Ethnographie de l\'Education (REEE). SEEE also uses a mailing list called ETNOEDU. The article appeared in: [...]
8 - European Network in Intergenerational Learning (ENIL)
Europe; Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Ireland; Italy; Lithuania; Malta; Norway; Poland; Romania; Slovenia; Spain; United Kingdom
The main aims of the Network are: to promote Intergenerational Learning (IGL) by bringing together practitioners throughout Europe; to facilitate the exchange of ideas, expertise and effective practice by establishing channels of communication; to create support structures for influencing policy through research, dissemination and advocacy.
9 - Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
The agency is responsible for the National Framework of Qualifications and the quality assurance of further and higher education and training (including English language provision) in Ireland. Quality and Qualifications Ireland was established on 6 November 2012 under the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012. The new Authority was created by [...]
10 - Gifted and Talented Network Ireland
"Gifted and Talented Network Ireland is the national association in Ireland advocating for the educational needs of gifted children and supporting parents of gifted children.
GT Network is a network of Gifted Advocacy Groups in Ireland." Among others, the network advocates for "specific Initial Teacher Education in the needs of gifted children" and for "the inclusion of the [...]
11 - rian.ie - pathway to irish research
RIAN offers a search over 7 repositories (databases with online fulltexts) of the following Irish university libraries including the Dublin Institute of Technology:
* Dublin City University
* NUI Galway
* NUI Maynooth
* Trinity College Dublin
* University College Cork
* University College Dublin
* University of Limerick [...]
12 - Digest of Research Supported or Conducted by National Bodies (Research on Education, Ireland, 2000-2011)
This document lists educational research projects in Ireland from 2000 till 2011 and is meant to be updated successively. It was compiled by the Research and Development Committee of the Irish Department of Education and Skills (Ministry). It can be seen as the follow-up of the document "Research and Development in Education Projects 1994 - 2000". The projects are sorted by [...]
13 - Institutes of Technology Ireland
The IOTI website comprises information on Ireland\'s 13 Institutes of Technology, which is a type of further education college typical for Ireland and the UK. Amongst others, a focus is on research on education and ICT (e.g. elearning). You will for example find a Centre for Language Acquisition Research, a research group on Language Education & Cultural Studies or Humanities [...]
14 - National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL)
NAIRTL is financed by the Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) of the Higher Education Authority Irlands and is an initiative of several Irish universities. NAIRTL aims at enhancing and improving the interaction and integration of research, teaching and learning in Higher Education. Students are meant to participate in the process, too, in order to guarantee a better education for [...]
15 - AISHE International Conference Series (AISHE-C)
AISHE is a society for research in learning and teaching in higher education. The website of their conference, which takes place annually since 2008, offers information on the current as well as past conferences.
Please find the conference themes here:
2012: Responding to Change: Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
2011: The Challenge for Graduates in a [...]
16 - Aontas - the National Adult Learning Organisation
Ireland; international; New Zealand; Scotland; Australia; Africa; Asia; United Kingdom
Founded in 1969, AONTAS\' aim is to do research on and promote adult education in Irland. AONTAS is affiliated to the European Association for the Education of Adults. Since its beginnings, a focus of AONTAS work is on adult literacy. Based on a woking group on this topic, AONTAS decided to found the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) in 1976. Since the 1980s, women [...]
17 - Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS)
SCoTENS takes place sinde 2003 and can be seen not only as a conference, but also as a net work doing a lot of research on teacher education and pedagogy. A focus is on special education, citizenship education and Teaching and Learning with Digital Video. Further research topics are: Diversity; Pedagogy of Science, History and Geography; Technology and Maths; Language [...]
18 - Education research at the Economic And Social Research Institute (ESRI)
Educational Research at ESRI deals with a wide range of topics, covering all levels of the Irish educational system. A focus is on the following topics:
* School organisation and process
>> Project: Primary school outcomes: a European study
* Provision for children with special educational needs (SEN)
>> Project: Educational Needs of Young People in Care
>> Project: The [...]
19 - All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE)
AISHE is a society for research in learning and teaching in higher education. It organises the annual "AISHE International Conference Series (AISHE-C)" and publishes the open access e-journal "All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AISHE-J)", the AISHE Readings (AISHE-R), an occasional series of scholarly publications, and their conference [...]
20 - Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) [Cumann Léann Oideachais na hÉireann]
The Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) is open to all those with a research interest in education. ESAI organises an annual conference (the 37th in 2012) and publishes a newsletter and the journal "Irish Educational Studies".
The webiste furthermore offers an Index of Education Theses from 1993 to 2000, listing all the theses written in Ireland on educational [...]
21 - School of Education - University of Limerick
international; Ireland; Africa; South America; Asia
The school (formerly "Department of Education and Professional Studies") has a research and teaching specialisations in:
At the Research Centre for Education and Professional Practice (RCEPP)
* Education & Clinical Psychology
* Leadership, Evaluation & Change
* Globalisation & Diversity
* Teaching, Learning & Assessment
* Professional Practice
and at the EpiStem - [...]
22 - School of Education - University College Cork
The School of Education has a focus on the following topics:
* Sports Studies and Physical Education (SSPE) Home
* Early Years and Childhood Studies Section
* Science Education Section
* PDE (Post-Primary Teaching)
* Postgraduate Diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN)
There are currentlich three bigger research projects:
* Multiple [...]
23 - School of Education - Trinity College Dublin
The School of Education was ranked in the top 100 QS World University Subject Rankings in 2012. According to their own statement, they have a total of 70 doctoral students, which makes their doctoral programme the largest in Ireland.
The School currently has an associated research centre, Centre for Research in Information Technology in Education (CRITE), and four research [...]
24 - School of Education - University College Dublin
The School of Education was founded in 1909. Amongst others, it has a focus on gender and education. Furthermore, people are working on areas as diverse as the sociology of childhood, psychology, gender & education, the history of education, education & disadvantage, curriculum design & development, children\'s literature, teachers and teaching, philosophy of education, [...]
25 - School of Education - National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway
The School of Education focuses on five key themes:
- Initial and professional teacher education
- Educational leadership
- Socio-cultural issues in education
- Civic engagement and community engaged research
- Science, Technology and Mathematics Education (STEM)
The School also has an Educational Technology Centre.
26 - School of Education Studies - Dublin City University
The School\'s members do research that engages with issues of Citizenship & Intercultural Education, Equality & Diversity, Well-being and Guidance in Schools, Curriculum & Training, Educational Evaluation, Technology and Science Education as well as research leading to innovations in Teaching and Learning.
The school has the following centres and networks:
- Centre for [...]
27 - Education Department - National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Ireland; Asia; Africa
The research of the department focusses on the following themes:
- Teaching, Learning and Curricular Development
- Development Education, Social Justice and Educational Disadvantage
- Educational Leadership
- Educational Counselling and Guidance
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Furthermore, the department has an Education Resource Centre with diverse [...]
28 - All-Ireland Doctoral Conference
The conference is meant for doctoral students in Ireland who do research on educational issues. In 2012, it took place for the 4th time. The theme of this 4th conference was: "Expanding the Horizon of Doctoral Research in Education - Comparing, Adapting, Advancing". You will find a programme for the conference that took place in 2011, listing the presentations that were given [...]
29 - Conference Archive of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)
The Conference Archive offers information on the annual conferences of the ESAI since 2007. You will find information on the most recent conference in the tab on the left hand side of the archive. The conference primarily addresses national researchers, although international researchers are equally welcome. Each conferences has a special theme: The themes of the last [...]
30 - Country Reports on Adult Education in Europe
Austria; Bulgaria; Croatia; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Europe; Czech Republic; Russian Federation
The website provides short reports in English about the situation of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning for each of the member countries of the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA). The reports are structured as follows:
Politics and Law
Future trends/key concerns/directions
Key Providers/Main [...]
31 - Department of Education and Skills: Statistics
Wide range of school statistics provided by the Department of Education and Skills.
32 - Learning for Jobs – The OECD Policy Review of Vocational Education and Training (VET)
international; Australia; Austria; Belgium; China; Chile; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Republic of Korea; Mexico; Norway; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; United States
The review aims to bridge the gap between learning and jobs, by exploring how to make initial vocational education and training for young people respond better to labour market requirements. It therefore looks at initial VET in schools, colleges, workplaces and other institutions, offering policy messages for all OECD countries, alongside concrete advice on policy reform in [...]
33 - EdNet School and College Listings
The website offers an E-Mail directory of Irish schools and websites of Irish primary and secondary schools as well as higher education and vocational education institutions. In addition there are links to international school listings.
34 - Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship (SWSF) Directory
England; Ireland; United Kingdom
The web page of the Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship (SWSF) provides a directory of member schools in the United Kingdom and Ireland with contact details and links to their web sites.
35 - Studieren in Irland
Information about universities and colleges, study courses, financing and application.
36 - The Educational System in Ireland
Overview about the education system in Ireland from primary school to the different types of the second level and third level system. You can also find some information about universities and colleges in Ireland.
37 - European Schoolnet
Europe; Germany; France; Netherlands; Belgium; Austria; Finland; Greece; Denmark; Ireland; Iceland; Israel; Italy; Lithuania; Malta; Czech Republic; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Hungary; United Kingdom; Cyprus; Estonia; Georgia; Latvia; Luxemburg; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovenia; Spain; Turkey
Founded in 1997, European Schoolnet is the network of 31 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. Its main goal is to support the use of and training in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) at school and in education. It therefore provides various country intersectional projects and initiatives of ICT-based learning and teaching methods and promotes [...]
38 - International Review of Curriculum and Assessment Frameworks Internet Archive (INCA)
international; Australia; Canada; England; France; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Republic of Korea; Netherlands; New Zealand; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Singapore; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; South Africa, Republic; United States; Wales; United Kingdom
INCA (1996-2013) provided descriptions of government policy on education in Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA and Wales. It focuses on curriculum, assessment and initial teacher training frameworks for pre-school, primary, [...]
39 - New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Co-operation in Europe
Europe; Austria; Canada; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Iceland; Ireland; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Sweden; United Kingdom
NORFACE - New Opportunities for Research Funding Co-operation in Europe - is a partnership between 18 research councils to increase co-operation in research and research policy in Europe. The fifteen partners involved are the research councils for the social sciences from Austria, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, [...]
Information on education systems and policies in Europe [EURYDICE]
Belgium; Bulgaria; Denmark; Germany; England; Estonia; Finland; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Northern Ireland; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Scotland; Sweden; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Hungary; United Kingdom; Wales; Cyprus; Europe
The information network on education in Europe, Eurydice has since 1980 been one of the strategic mechanisms established by the European Commission and Member States to boost cooperation, by improving understanding of systems and policies. Eurydice is an institutional network for gathering, monitoring, processing and circulating reliable and readily comparable information on [...]
DAAD worldwide - Country Information
Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Kosovo; Croatia; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Sweden; Switzerland; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; Hungary; Vatican City; United Kingdom; Cyprus
Currently country informations for applicants to study abroad in a European country are only available in German. In order to get this service you have to choose a specific country. At the country page you will find the address of the regional bureau of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), cultural and educational information, a link list as well as information about [...]
42 - World Wide Colleges and Universities - Europe
Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Austria; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Greenland; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; San Marino; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Russian Federation; Ukraine; United Kingdom; Vatican City; Turkey; Malta
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Europe. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association of [...]
43 - Department of Health and Children (DoHC)
The Department of Health and Children's statutory role is to support the Minister in the formulation and evaluation of policies for the health services. One of the divisions is the Child Care and National Children's Office. Information on social services nurseries from birth to four years, on childcare acts and further legislation. Further related publications for download.
44 - National Children's Nurseries Association (NCNA)
The NCNA was established in 1988 to promote high standards of quality childcare. This countrywide organisation mainly concentrates on providing advice, support and training for member nurseries as well as raising public awareness regarding issues effecting the childcare sector. On the website quality standards for day care are published in several guidelines. The NCNA Centre [...]
45 - National Framework of Qualifications
Main task of the 2001 established National Qualifications Authority was to develop the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), which was launched in October 2003. It signals significant progress in the creation of a single, coherent, more easily understood qualifications system for all levels of education and training in this State. It also accords with European and [...]
46 - Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform
One of the Department's main areas is the development and implementation of policy in relation to equal treatment generally, anti- racism, disability equality, human rights and childcare. E.g. the Equal Opportunities Childcare programme 2000-2006 offers grant assistance for the development of childcare services. The website features information on legislation, a media center, [...]
47 - National Development Plan
The NDP is an investment plan for Ireland, which involves an investment of public, private and EU funds over the period 2000-2006. The Plan involves significant investment in health services, social housing, education, roads, public transport, rural development, industry, water and waste services, childcare and local development. This website provides information on the NDP, [...]
48 - Centre for Early Childhood Development and Education (CECDE)
In 2001 the Minister for Education and Science asked the Dublin Institute of Technology and St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra to jointly establish CECDE.The aim of the CECDE is to develop and co-ordinate early childhood education in pursuance of the objectives of the White Paper 'Ready to Learn' and to advise the Department of Education and Science on policy issues in this [...]
49 - What is Green Schools?
This page provides information on the eco-school movement in Ireland. Currently more than 11,000 schools in 34 countries (31 of these are European) are participating in the International Eco-Schools Programme promoted by the Foundation for Environmental Education ( F.E.E.) with support of the European Commission. Eco-Schools complete the Seven Steps of the programme getting an [...]
50 - International Human Development Indicators - Country Profiles
international; Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Andorra; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Australia; Azerbaijan; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil; Brunei Darussalam; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Chile; China; Colombia; Comoros; Congo; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Costa Rica; Ivory Coast; Croatia; Cuba; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Estonia; Ethiopia; Fiji; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Georgia; Germany; Ghana; Greece; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Hong Kong; Hungary; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kiribati; Korea, Democratic Peoples Republic; Republic of Korea; Kuwait; Kyrgyzstan; Laos; Latvia; Lebanon; Lesotho; Liberia; Libya; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives; Mali; Malta; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Mexico; Micronesia; Moldova; Monaco; Mongolia; Morocco; Mozambique; Montenegro; Myanmar; Namibia; Nauru; Nepal; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Oman; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Qatar; Romania; Russian Federation; Rwanda; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Serbia; Seychelles; Sierre Leone; Singapore; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Solomon Islands; Somalia; South Africa, Republic; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Suriname; Swaziland; Eswatini; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Uganda; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Uruguay; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe
This page provides a country list with fact sheets on the Human Development Index (HDI). The index focuses on three measurable dimensions of human development: health, education and standard of living. The fact sheets are enriched by statistical comparable data on life expectancy, school enrolment, literacy, illiteracy rate, income and promotion of women and thereby allows a [...]
51 - enic-naric.net - gateway to recognition of academic and professional qualifications
international; Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Canada; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Lithuania; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Luxemburg; Malta; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Moldova; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States; Europe
The European gateway to recognition of academic and professional qualifications offers national profiles according to the following structure: National Information Centres, National education bodies, System of education, University education, Quality assurance, Post-secondary non-university education, Recognized higher education institutions, Policies and procedures for the [...]
52 - National Distance Education Center
Oscail is the National Distance Education Centre of Ireland, established in 1982 on the campus of Dublin City University. Information on course programmes (also E-learning) and on registration.
53 - Qualifax - The National Courses Database
Qualifax is published by the Institute of Guidance Counsellors (IGC) and is available on the web and on CD. High-speed, searchable database of over 3,500 full time courses covering all Higher Education Institutions in all of Ireland (degree, diploma, certificate, PLC's). For each course, the following information is provided: 1. basic entry requirements, 2. detailed document [...]
54 - teachnet.ie
TeachNet Ireland - an initiative of St. Patrick's College Drumcondra- funds innovative Irish teachers throughout Ireland to publish curriculum units that demonstrate the integration of ICT into classroom teaching in a meaningful and practical way. Acces to the TeachNet projects, information on types of grants, practical information on integrating ICT in to classroom.
55 - Ready To Learn - White Paper on Early Childhood Education (2020)
The White Paper is published by the Irish Department of Education. It "focuses on children from birth to six years. It covers the whole spectrum of educational needs: the development of very young children in the home, supports to parents concerning how best to help their children to learn, a wide range of supports for private providers and voluntary/community groups and a [...]
56 - Higher Education Equality Unit (HEEU)
HEEU is a national body, established in 1992. The HEEU is funded by the HEA. Its role is to promote greater equality in Irish higher education institutions. Report on the College network, information on activities, recommendations, submissions. Free access to publications.
57 - Daycourses.com -Guide to Full-Time and Third Level Education in Ireland
Daycourses.com, is a one-stop shop operated by Learning Ireland - a Dublin-based educational publishing company. The guide incorporates The National Education Database with currently 22,000 courses ( education option at night) listed in the database. Wide range of information on education and lifelong learning.
58 - Library Association of Ireland (LAI)
LAI, founded in 1928, is the professional body representing libraries and those engaged in librarianship and information management in Ireland. Online directory, bibliographys, annual reports and policy statements to download or HTML-files.
59 - Student Xpress
Student Xpress is a free paper for secondary school pupils. Much of the content of the paper is written by students. Free access to articles online and former volumes .
60 - Skillnets
Skillnets is an enterprise led body that was set up in April 1999 to provide companies with new opportunities to develop relevant, effective answers to their training and development needs. Skillnets is responsible for the operation of The Training Networks Programme. Information on the programme (support, policies) and networking.
61 - Trocaire
The aim of the website is to enable teachers, students (and parents) of Civic, Social and Political Education with the aim to develop active participatory citizens. Information on human rights and global issues and presentation of action projects.
62 - National Women's Council of Ireland (NWCI)
NWCI ist the national representative organisation for women and women' s groups in Ireland with around 158 women's organisations and groups from all parts of Ireland affiliated to the Council. The aim is equal participation of women in all aspects of social and economic life. Information on various projects to foster education and training among women. Detailed information on [...]
63 - Breaking Through
An all-Ireland network to promote effective interventions with young people at risk. Project database and examples of good practice, information about involved agencies, networking, online journal free of charge, link list.
64 - Age Action Ireland
Age Action Ireland is a network of organisations and individuals concerned with ageing and older people. Activities include an information service and library, career support and training, Life-long learning through the university of the third age, pilot projects, seminars, research and championing the rights of older people. Publications can be ordered free of charge.
65 - County Monaghan Vocational Education Committee
The VEC is involved in education provision for second level, further education, vocational training, adult education, outdoor education and special education for early school leavers. Broad range of information on the activities of VEC, on schools, courses in adult education, sports, arts and culture, cross-border, European and international projects.
66 - Move to Ireland
Internet portal with information to all aspects of life in Ireland. Description of the Irish education system for movers to Ireland.
67 - Leaving Certificate Applied Support Service
The aim of this website is to provide information about: the Leaving Certificate Applied Programme in general; latest developments in the programme; current issues for teachers / tutors and schools /centres; forthcoming activities that might be of interest to teachers. The LCA is a distinct, self-contained two-year programme aimed at preparing students for adult and working [...]
68 - Family Friendly Workplace
Information and guidelines for employers and employees on familiy friendly working arrangements. Access to various programmes and case studies (full texts) and a newsletter. Guided tour available.
69 - Ask about Ireland (Environmental Information/ENFO)
ENFO is a public service which provides easy access to wide-ranging and authoritative information on the environment, incl. sustainable development. It was established in 1990 by the Department of the Environment and Local Government. Library database and special information for schools and teachers. Online publications on single environmental issues.
70 - Gaelscoileanna - Irish Medium Education
GAELSCOILEANNA is a voluntary national organisation, established in 1973 as Coiste Náisiúnta na Scoileanna LánGhaeilge (the National Committee of Irish-medium Schools). GAELSCOILEANNA acts as an intermediary between Irish-medium schools and the Department of Education and meets regularly with it to discuss matters relating to Irish medium education and teacher education. [...]
71 - The Centre for Talented Youth, Ireland (CTYI)
CTYI works with young people of exceptional academic ability. Such students have been acknowledged by the Irish Department of Education as having "special educational needs". Information on talent search, programmes, activities and research.
72 - The National Disability Authority (NDA)
NDA is an independent statutory agency established under the Department of Justice, Equality & Law Reform by the National Disability Authority Act 1999. NDA strives to ensure that the rights and entitlements of people with disabilities are protected. In this context NDA undertakes e.g. research and develop statistical information for the planning, delivery and monitoring of [...]
73 - The Computer Education Society for Ireland (CESI)
CESI has as its general aim the promotion of information technology in education. Information on CESI and the government efforts to implement IT in education (links to reports). Information on schools and IT and European IT partner projects. Links to directory of school websites, related educational sites and centres. Archive with research reports.
74 - The Association of CSPE Teachers (ACT) - Supporting Citizenship Education in Ireland
The aims of ACT are to support the teachers of Civic, Social and Political Education (CSPE) and to represent them. Information on the constitution, action projects and events. Free access to 'ACTIVATE' , the newsletter of ACT. Full text articles and statements and commented useful links for CSPE teachers are available.
75 - Education Provider Locator
The Education Provider Locator - an offer of the Department of Education and Science has three search criteria to use: selection by county, by a type of education provider or by a school number.
76 - School Development Planning Initiative (SDPI)
SDPI was established in 1999 to stimulate and strengthen a culture of collaborative development planning in schools, with a view to promoting school improvement and effectiveness. Introduction of services and broad range of guideline materials for schools on school planning (to download). Link list of school planning and educational websites.
77 - EU - Irleand
Information portal on the European Commission and the European Parliament office in Ireland including a special site for schools and many information on Ireland and the EU.
78 - Irish Primary Principals Network (IPPN)
IPPN is a new national structure, which, inpractical co-operation with the Department of Education and Science will help to foster nationally a culture of professional support and development for primary principals. Information on local professional support groups, local and national networks and membership. Publications to download (Word- files), curriculum, managment and [...]
79 - National Education Welfare Board (NEWB)
The primary function of NEWB, established in 2002, is to ensure that each child in Ireland attends a recognised school or otherwise receives an appropriate education and welfare-focussed services. The website informs on the project development. Link to the Education Welfare Act 2000, and to a news archive.
80 - Development Education in Ireland
The website is a place to learn more on development education with issues of underdevelopment, development, human rights, justice and world citizenship. Worksheets for schools a learning zone, published resources, link lists and photo galleries are offered.
81 - School Development Planning Support Primary (SDPS)
SDPS was launched in May of 1999 as part of the National Development Plan 2001-2006, to promote the practice of planning in Primary schools. The service aimed at supporting collaborative planning as a means of promoting school effectiveness and renewal and to avoid early school leaving. The site contains information areas for teachers, parents and boards, links to educational [...]
82 - Youth Work Ireland
As the co-ordinating and development agency for local youth services in Ireland, the National Youth Federation is committed to promoting community based youth services for young people. Information on the structure, youth education, local/national programmes and activities of the organisation. Publications, reports and a newsletter to download.
83 - Primary Curriculum Support Programme (PCSP)
The purpose of the PCSP is to mediate the Primary School Curriculum for teachers towards enabling them to implement it in their schools. This website aims to inform them of the workings and structures of the Support Programme. Each curricular area contains details of the timescale for in-service training and implementation, as well as useful downloadable resources. PSCP was [...]
84 - Youthreach - Ireland's education and training programme for early school leavers
Youthreach is part of a national programme of second-chance education and training in Ireland. Information on the centres, networks, co-ordinators. A virtual library with access to legal matters, reports and relevant documents. Broad range of links to relevant partners national and international. Supported by the Irish Ministry of Education and Science.
85 - City of Dublin - Vocational Education Committee (CDVEC)
CDVEC is the local education authority for Dublin City and its inner suburbs. It provides a wide range of opportunities for the younger generation of Dubliners, and its life-long education programme offers to adults in all age groups career- improvement, leisure, and self-development courses. Access to a course database, the CDVEC Newsletter ( in extracts online), information [...]
86 - Curriculum Development Unit (CDU)
CDU was established in 1972 by Trinity College, Dublin, the Department of Education and the City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee. The CDU is a curriculum research and development institute, which over the years has initiated a variety of activities in areas such as alternative courses at junior cycle, vocational preparation courses at senior cycle . Programmes of [...]
87 - Curriculum Development Unit - Mary Immaculate College
CDU was established to promote and undertake research into the curriculum and methodology of the primary school with the tasks to design and implement curricula, to evaluate its effectiveness and to develop resource materials to support teacher in implementing the curriculum. Several links to external websites of projects and to the Education Department of the College.
88 - Statement of Strategy 2001 - 2004: National Educational Psychological Service Agency
In response to the demand for a psychological service to all schools, the NEP (National Educational Psychological Service) was established September 1999. This strategy statement (PDF-file, 33 pages) outlines NEP's aims and activities for children.
89 - Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules Assessment Guidelines
Summary (PDF-file, 72 pages) of the principal changes in the revised ' Link Modules' (the defining curriculum for the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - LCVP) , examined for fist time in 2004. ( Background-) information for teachers.
90 - Special Educational Needs: Curriculum Issues - Discussion Paper
This discussion paper (PDF-file, 56 pages, 1999) is intended to stimulate discussion and debate that will inform the work of the NCCA and assist in the development of curriculum guidelines that will provide access to an appropriate education for all students with general learning disabilities. Section 1 provides a brief historical background, looks at current provision for [...]
91 - skoool.ie
skoool.ie is a collaboration between AIB Bank, The Irish Times, and Intel® Ireland to foster highly innovative, interactive and exciting learning. Focus is laid on the Irish Junior and Senior Cycle curricula. Target groups are students, teacher and parents. Broad range of learning and information resources in the style of a web-portal.
92 - The Equality Authority
The Equality Authority was established on 18th October 1999. It replaced the Employment Equality Agency and has a greatly expanded role. It outlaws discrimination in all kind, e.g. in education. Information on mission and services. Access to speeches and publications searchable via a search engine. Information partly also in French, Romanian and Portuguese.
93 - Irish Science Teacher's Association
Information on council and branches of the association. Linklist to science associations, events and programmes. Access to the ' Primary Science Newsletter'.
94 - Irish Association of Teachers in Special Education (iatse)
Information on aims, membership and the annual conference. Newletter ' Update' and Journal of Special Need in Education "REACH".
95 - Department of Social Protection
The ministry´s internet portal provides information on family and children policies and back to education programmes for social welfare customers.
96 - Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT)
Information on the federation and the point system for universities. List of publications, annual reports to download, links to legal statements, salary schemes and research information.
97 - Primary - Programmes & Initiatives
Access to information on programmes and initiatives of the 2002 revised curriculum for primary education in Ireland.
98 - National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA)
The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment was established as a statutory body in July 2001. It has to advise the Minister of Education and Science in matters relating to the curriculum for early childhood education, primary and post-primary schools, and the assessment procedures employed in schools and examinations on subjects that are part of the curriculum. [...]
99 - Educational Research Centre - St. Patrick\'s College
The Centre works at all levels of the education system, from pre-school to third level. Main tasks are national asessments of educational achievements (PISA), evaluations, analysis of education in Ireland and development of assessment instruments. The Centre publishes the Irish Journal of Education (with full texts until 2010)and some reporst and studies of tests and [...]
100 - Euro Changeover Board of Ireland - Schools page
Information, curriculum guidelines, worksheet and games on the ' EURO' for schools.
101 - ADAPT Ireland
Adapt was a significant European social policy instrument aimed at increasing competitiveness by helping companies and employees adapt to and cope with the challenges and opportunities posed by global industrial change. As an experiment in knowledge management, ADAPT has created a knowledge map on the impact of information technology ( Link to the knowledge site). This website [...]
102 - Department of Adult & Community Education - National University of Ireland Maynooth
international; Ireland; Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The Department has a focus on adult and community education as well as lifelong learning. It publishes the MACE Publications (Maynooth Adult and Community Education) and participates in the following projects:
- DIALOGUE (bridging the gap between academic research on University Lifelong Learning (ULLL) and the professional practice around adult teaching, learning and [...]
103 - Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS)
VTOS is funded by the Department of Education and Science with assistance from the European Social Fund to enable, as a priority group, unemployed people to access education and training with a view to progression to employment. Information on VTOS projects, centers, research. Links to the network for Irish schools, the European Social Fund and the Education Ministry.
104 - Educate Together
'Educate Together' is the representative organisation of the 'Educate Together schools' and associations throughout the republic of Ireland. Schools operated by those member associations have a distinct ethos: a.) all children having equal rights of access to the school, b.) co-educational, c.) child centred, d.) participation by parents. Presentation of the schools via an [...]
105 - The Post- Primary Languages Initiative
The Post-Primary Languages Initiative is in place since September 2000 with the purpose of implementing the policy of the Department of Education & Science Ireland of enhancing and expanding the teaching of languages in second-level schools. The initiative is also engaged in research on teaching materials, the planning networking days for teachers and the dissemination of [...]
106 - Centre for Research and Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CRILT)
The aim of CRILT is to improve learning, teaching and assessment practices at the National College of Ireland. CRILT runs the project "Usability Testing in the National E-Learning Laboratory (NELL)" and takes part in the project "E-View - Building a European Virtual Environment for Work-based Learning". A further focus is on digital literacy and blended learning.
107 - Gesellschaft der Deutschlehrer Irlands (GDI)
Online resources for German language lessons and on language certificates. Links to related organisation and competitions in Ireland.
108 - Subject Association Representative Group (SARG)
SARG is representing subject and teacher associations of Ireland. SARG exists to provide a forum for those associations to share information on topics of mutual interest. Linklist of associations by subjects. Constitution, forms and reports to download. Links to Irish teaching councils and an event calendar are kept.
109 - Women\'s Studies Centre - School of Social Justice - University College Dublin
The interdisciplinary Women\'s Studies Centre (formerly Women’s Education, Research and Resource Centre), according to its own statement, is the leading centre for feminist, women and gender studies in Ireland. Projects dealing with educational issues are as follows (as at 11/2012):
* Inside Classrooms: A study of the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in Social [...]
110 - Citizens information - Education
The Citizens Information website is an Irish e-government initiative providing information fur use by the general public. Under the topic \'education\' information on all levels of the Irish education system is given in abstracts, summaries and commented links. Print versions of full-text documents exist.
111 - National Adult Literacy Agency
NALA is a membership organization, concerned with national co- ordination, training and policy development in adult literacy work in Ireland. Current and closed research projects are presented as well as the strategic plan, training programmes, national and European projects. A broad range of publication is avalaible for free download. A Resource Center to different topics of [...]
112 - Irish Schools on EduNet
This is a list of schools taking part in the project EduNet, a virtual community for those involved in education in Ireland, and which are constructing WWW sites.
113 - Education Service
The Education Service of Léargas works throughout the education sector in Ireland to promote, develop and reinforce the European and international dimensions of education. They are managing the adult education and school-related actions of the EU Socrates programme, COMENIUS, GRUNDTVIG, as well as bilateral and exchange programmes. On the website information on the projects [...]
114 - The Clare Family Learning Project
The Clare Family Learning Project a programme funded by the Adult Education Board of Clare and other educational institutes. The aim of the project is to provide family learning courses which support the educational needs of families who are marginalized from the education and employment sectors by the double disadvantages of low income and low educational achievement. On the [...]
115 - Co-operation Ireland
Ireland; Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
Co-operation Ireland is the leading charity working to bring a lasting peace to the island of Ireland. It draws its support from people from all backgrounds in Ireland, Britain and the USA. This site informs in schools projects and encourages schools from both sides of the border to build links and relationships with each other. Successful programmes are now becoming part of [...]
116 - Transform Conflict
Ireland; Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
This site has been developed as a result of two cross-border projects: The Citizenship Development Programme and the Human Rights, Conflict and Dialogue, involving partnerships of the Irish and Northern Irish Education Boards, funded by the European Programme for Peace and Reconciliation. Teachers visiting the site for the first time might find it useful to visit the [...]
117 - gradireland.com
Weboffer for students and graduates from \'The Association of Graduate Careers Services in Ireland (AGCSI) Several databases ( employers database, postgraduate courses, advice on jobs placements, student events, career services, academics-for academic staff working in higher education in Ireland).
118 - Association for Higher Education Access and Disability (AHEAD)
The website presents the organisation AHEAD and offers access to their handbook for students with disabilities (full-text, HTML format, ' accessing third level education in Ireland'), an online guide to grants, scholarships and disability benefits, reports on third level options, Irish disability-related documents and organisations.
119 - National Parents Council - Primary (NPC)
NPC is the nationwide organisation of parents of primary school children. More than 900 parent associations are members of NPC, recognised by the government as the organisation that represents the parents of children in primary schools. NPC negotiates with the Minister and Department of Education for improvements in the education system and better resources for primary [...]
120 - Education for persons with disabilities bill 2002
The purpose of this Bill is to provide a statutory framework within which the education of children and people who have special educational needs because of disabilities can be guaranteed as a right enforceable in law. Fulltext of the Bill together with an explanatory memorandum ( HTML-file, 38 pages).
121 - National Library of Ireland
Via the online catalogue access to books and periodicals, photos, drawings, prints and manuscript (a Java enabled browser is necessary to access the catalogues). Available are also various collections and further services for research. Access to the national photographic archive and links to libraries and Irish librarian societies.
122 - Study destination: Ireland
The homepage provides link lists and addresses of all educational institutions in the school, higher education, professional training (colleges for specific professions) and adult education sector which accept international students. Especially, language schools are listed. Furthermore, there is a link "country resources" with general information about the country.
123 - Ready for Life? (PISA Summary Report)
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an initiative of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, which began in 1998. It is to be part of an ongoing OECD program of reporting¤on indicators in education. The student population chosen for PISA is students aged 15 years. The learning domains of reading, mathematical and [...]
124 - Irish PISA Website (Educational Research Centre - St. Patrick\'s College)
This website gives comprehensive information about the implementation of the PISA project in Ireland and PISA in the international context. This includes links to redent PISA-Stuides as well as other publications. The institution in charge of the Irish PISA-Studies ist the Educational Research Centre at St. Patrick\'s College, Dublin. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
125 - The Further Education and Awards Council\'s (FETAC)
FETAC is a single statutory awarding body for further education and training. Its key acitivities are to make, to determine and to promote awards. Standards for awards will be determined by FETAC in partnership with education, training and industry. The homepage informs about FETAC, provides a list of more than 200 certificates and their meanings, a newsletter, links to [...]
126 - Key Education Statistics 1998-2000
Summary of education statistics for Ireland 1998-2000, featuring figures from first to third level education and for teachers.
127 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI)
The NQAI established in February 2001 has three principal objects: 1) to establish and maintain a framework of qualifications for education and training 2) to establish and improve standards of awards of the further and higher education and training sector 3) to liaise with bodies outside the State for the mutual recognition of awards at transnational level. Comprehensive [...]
128 - Higher Education in Ireland
The Department of Education and Skills has the overall responsibility for education in Ireland. This document gives an introduction to the structure and programmes in the higher education sector.
129 - Report on Access to Third-Level Education (2001)
The study examines access by mature and disadvantaged students and students with disabilities to third level education. Chapter 1 explores definitions of access and illustrates why access by underrepresented groups to third level education should be improved. Chapter 2 considers the need to increase representation by students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. [...]
130 - ScoilNet - network for Irish schools.
ScoilNet is managed by the National Center for Technology in Education (NCTE) and is part of the project "Schools IT 2000". It is an online support service giving information on educational issues generally, for pupils, parents and teachers. The teachers and parents pages offer information about school, curricula, teaching material for download, download of "Education Matters" [...]
131 - Ireland's National Education and Research Network (HEAnet)
HEAnet is the name given to the Internet portal providing a collection of networking services and facilities which support the communication requirements of the Irish education and research community (including the Universities and Institutes of Technology). The website provides access to the National Information Server. A number of major dataset services for the education and [...]
132 - Educationmatters.
"Educationmatters" is Irelands foremost monthly educational journal, published as print version, in the Internet and can be obtained via Email. The Internet homepage provides up to date national and international information in all educational fields.The comprehensive information is offered mostly in short articles or fulltexts (only a few for download. A forum provides the [...]
133 - Country information (European Agency for Special Needs Education)
Europe; Austria; Belgium; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; England; Scotland; Wales
The European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education provides national overviews of special needs education in numerous European countries. The information includes the following topics: legal system, financing, identification of special educational needs, special needs education within the education system, teacher training, - basic and specialist teacher training, [...]
134 - Kurzdarstellung: Irland
This brief presentation of the education system in Ireland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" ( Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]
135 - Learning for life: White paper on Adult Education 2000
This White Paper sets out a blueprint for the future development and expansion of adult education. (224 pages, pdf-file to download).
136 - Education in Ireland
This website offers a lot of information on Ireland\'s school and university system. Among others, it contains numerous addresses of universities in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The website especially addresses students from abroad who are interested in studying in Ireland.
137 - The Schools Integration Project (SIP)
The Schools Integration Project (SIP) has been one of the Irelands key initiatives since 1998 to integrate ICT in teaching and learning. Focussing on whole school development, SIP examines and explores a range of teaching/ learning topics specifically from an ICT integration perspective in more than 90 pilot projects in a number of 'lead' schools . On the website the projects [...]
138 - EuroEducation Net: Ireland
This brief country profile of Estonia is offered by EuroEducation Net to provide useful information and assist students in choosing academic courses in one of the educational institutions of this country. The information is structured as follows: education system; admission to higher education and recognition of foreign credentials; student life; international cooperation and [...]
139 - Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC)
HETAC is the qualifications awarding body for third-level educational and training institutions outside the university sector. It is the legal successor to the National Council for Educational Awards (NCEA). On the website information can be obtained about the setting of standards for higher education and training awards, the validation of higher education and training [...]
140 - Higher Education Authority (HEA)
The Higher Education Authority is the statutory planning and development body for higher education and research in Ireland. The HEA has wide advisory powers throughout the whole of the third-level education sector. In addition it is the funding authority for the universities, institutes of technology and a number of designated higher education institutions.
The research [...]
141 - National Centre for Guidance in Education (NCGE)
"NCGE is a support agency to the Department of Education and Science whose aim is to develop guidance in all education settings". There is information about the various activities in all education sectors as well as lists of publications, research reports etc.
142 - Eurydice National Education Systems: Ireland
Eurydice is the "Network on education systems and policies in Europe". Amongst others, it provides very comprehensive country profiles on on education systems in Europe (formerly know as "Eurypedia"). All areas of education are covered from early childhood to adult education, as well as overarching issues. Each country participating in Eurydice hosts a national unit [...]
143 - eduserv
United Kingdom; Ireland
"eduserv CHEST negotiates for the supply of software, data, information, training materials and other IT related products to the Higher and Further Education community in the UK and Republic of Ireland".
144 - The Institute of Guidance Counsellors
"The Institute of Guidance Counsellors is the professional body representing over 700 practitioners in second level schools and in other settings...It promotes standards for entry into the profession and for the practice of guidance and counselling". The website offers information about the profession and how to become a counsellor, but mainly it is intended as a forum for [...]
145 - The Training and Employment Authority (FAS)
FAS is the National Training and Employment Authority. Through a regional network of 66 offices and 20 training centres, FÁS operates training and employment programmes; provides a recruitment service to jobseekers and employers, an advisory service for industry, and supports community-based enterprises.
146 - Union of Students in Ireland (USI)
Ireland; Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
"Since 1959 USI has represented student\'s concerns on educational issues in the Republic and Northern Ireland. USI represents 150,000 students defending and promoting the social, cultural and welfare rights of all its members". The website contains information about the history of USI, its services for students and activities. The student newspaper is available in full text.
147 - Classroom of the Future
Classroom of the future is a project by Broadcom and Telecom Eireann. Schools are equipped with computers to find out how the Internet can be used by schools. A guide to Internet in schools is available online and as a downloadable file.
148 - The Irish Centre For Talented Youth (CTYI)
CTYI "aims to identify high ability children from diverse social backgrounds and help them reach their full potential through fast paced, stimulating weekend and summer programmes. It aims to assist parents and teachers by providing access to information and resources and to research and evaluate talent development". There is information about the various course programmes and [...]
149 - Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship (UK and Eire)
United Kingdom; Ireland; Northern Ireland
"The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship is an association representing 26 schools, 45 kindergartens, and eight teacher education seminars in the UK and Ireland. It is also the home of the European Council of Rudolf Steiner Waldorf Schools bringing together some 400 schools in 14 countries". The website informs about the pedagogical concept, kindergartens, teacher training, [...]
150 - Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP)
"The Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) can be described as a Leaving Certificate which includes a useful vocational dimension. It provides students with the opportunity to realise their potential for self-directed learning, innovation and for enterprise". The website contains lists of teaching resources, links and participating schools.
151 - Irish National Teachers' Organization (INTO)
INTO "is the largest teachers' trade union in Ireland. It represents teachers at primary level in the Republic of Ireland and at primary and post-primary level in Northern Ireland". Besides information on the union's services, policy and publications the website contains a section on professional development, an electronic journal and offers a variety of interactive [...]
152 - National Parents' Council Post-Primary (NPCpp)
The NPCpp promotes and protects the interests of parents in the field of secondary education. There is information on special interest parents' associations and contact persons.
153 - Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI)
"The Teachers' Union of Ireland is a Trade Union organising teachers and lecturers in Ireland engaged in post-primary, higher and further education". The website informs about the services provided for members and contains the full texts of the union's press releases and publications.
154 - Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI)
"The ASTI acts as a professional association voicing the concerns and interests of the teaching profession at second-level and as a registered trade union which protects teachers and fights for improvements in their pay and conditions of employment". The website informs about the services for members and publications by ASTI. Press releases and the association's magazine are [...]
155 - EduNet
EduNet likes to offer the opportunity for schools to participate in its network in the internet. It likes to encourage computer and communication skills and contacts between students worldwide. The websites offer links to particpating Irish schools and to schools, colleges and universities in other countries. There is also a huge list of links to educational resources for [...]
156 - National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE)
The National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE) has been established unter the aegis of the Department of Education and Science. It focus on information and communications technologies ( ICTs) and education. It is responsible for the implementation of the government initiated project "Schools IT2000" which aims to integrate new technologies into schools. The website [...]
157 - Dublin City University
Dublin City University web pages provide information on its organization, faculties and centres, programmes of study, research activities, conferences, library, personal and general service. It offers a collection of links to other universities in Ireland.
158 - Department of Education and Skills
The Department is involved in the provision of education at the following levels: pre-school,
primary school, post-primary school, universities and third level colleges, adult education and further education.
Eurydice - The European Encyclopedia on National Education Systems
Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Switzerland; Greece; Hungary; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Norway; Croatia; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom; Scotland; Northern Ireland; Wales; England; Europe; Austria
Eurydice (formerly Eurypedia and Eurybase) is "a network of 42 national units based in all 38 countries of the Erasmus+ programme. [Its] task is to explain how education systems are organised in Europe and how they work.
Eurydice publishes descriptions of national education systems, comparative reports devoted to specific topics, indicators and statistics, as well as news [...]
160 - The Library of Trinity College Dublin
The largest research library in Ireland. Library contains e.g. a bookstock of 4. 25 million volumes. The Online Catalogue indexes more than two-thirds of the Library's collections. It includes all books received since 1963, all periodical titles and many special collections.