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This section provides access to information on events related to education. There may be an opportunity to complete a survey or to submit your views on a particular subject.

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Recent events are shown in the table below:

ParticipantsSurvey/ EventDescriptionDate
PublicGaeltacht Education ProposalsCivil Service Open Policy Debate on Gaeltacht Education19/10/2015
PublicEducation for Sustainable DevelopmentInaugural Forum on Education for Sustainable Development03/11/2015
PublicNational Skills StrategyPublic Consultation: Development of a new National Skills Strategy to 202501/12/2015
TeachersPost Evaluation SurveyOn-line survey to find the views of teachers and principals on the whole-school evaluation (WSE) or whole-school evaluation, management, leadership and learning (WSE-MLL) process20/10/2015
Education PartnersEnterprise in EducationEntrepreneurship in Education forum of Education Partners10/09/2015
Primary SchoolsIreland 2016Delivery of the National Flag to schools by the Defence ForcesSept 2015 - March 2016
Relevant stakeholders, Government Departments, representatives from industry and the PressAn Alternative Approach to Educational Reform and ImprovementOpen Policy Debate.
Further and Higher InstitutionsDormant Account funding for accredited courses in Inclusive Early Years Practice for pre-school practitionersCall for proposals15/05/2015
SchoolsLifeskills Survey 2015Survey on Lifeskills in Primary and Post-Primary SchoolsClosed
Schools / StudentsePortfolio International ConferencePromoting the integration of ICT in teaching and learning in national education systems22/04/2015
PublicEarly Years EducationPublic Consultation10/04/2015
SchoolsDecade of the CentenariesHistory competition for schools - Winners announced14/05/2015
PublicGuidance Counselling ConsultationSubmission on background paper Recognition of Initial Education Programmes in Guidance Counselling30/04/2015
Education PartnersJunior Cycle Advancing ImplementationConference26/03/2015
PublicForeign Languages StrategySubmissions received on development of a foreign languages strategy published20/02/2015
VariousNational Assessments of English Reading and MathematicsPerformance Report Launch12/01/2015
PublicStatement of Strategy 2015-2017Call for submission10/10/2014
Suppliers / PayeesE-dayNew payment procedures19/09/2014
Schools / StudentsSeán Lemass Awards for Enterprise 2013 and 2014Presenation of the Sean Lemass Awards18/09/2014
SchoolsSchools Self Evaluation SurveyOn-line survey to learn more about how the school self-evaluation process is progressing in schools10/09/2014
SchoolsCommemorate Victims of the FamineA minute of silent reflection in schools09/05/2014
Schools‘Decade of Centenaries’ all-island schools history competitionHistory competition for schools04/04/2014
PublicDigital Strategy for SchoolsPublic consultation process on the use of technology in teaching and learning in primary and post primary schools31/01/2014
PublicReview of Apprenticeship in IrelandPublic consultation process on Apprenticeships in Ireland21/01/2014
PublicPublic consultation on inclusiveness in primary schoolsRequest for submissions from the public22/11/2013
PublicDraft General Scheme of an Education (Admission to Schools) Bill 2013The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection is now inviting written submissions from interested individuals or groups in relation to the Draft General Scheme of an Education (Admission to Schools) Bill 2013.31/10/2013
PublicPublic Consultation: Review of the International Education StrategyPublic consultation process as part of a review of Investing in Global Relationships: Ireland's International Education Strategy11/10/2013
PublicOpen House Dublin 2013Tyrone House will be open to the public06/10/2013
PublicReview of ApprenticeshipsExamining the future of apprenticeship training in Ireland30/08/2013
Schools that brings pupils together with senior citizens from their communities30/06/2013
VariousIrish Presidency of the EUA series of meetings and conferences to address European co-operation on a range of issues30/01/2013 - 14/06/2013
ParentsReform of the Junior CycleThe Department and the National Parents Council (NPC) hosted a number of information meetings on the reform of the Junior Cycle for Parents around the country.13/06/2013
OrganisationsSolas Consultation DayConference held in Croke Park27/03/2013
ParentsDiversity of Patronage - Survey of ParentsAsking parents what type of Primary Schools they would like their children to attend08/02/2013
ParentsParental Survey on Cross Border EducationAssess parental interest in cross-border primary and post-primary schooling18/01/2013
SchoolsPublic Service (Croke Park) Agreement - Completion of Online Survey - Survey is now closedUse of additional hours provided under the Public Service (Croke Park) Agreement21/11/2012
Teachers / TutorsOnline Questionnaires for Teachers/tutorsEvaluations in schools, centres for education and agricultural/horticultural colleges 
PublicAnti-Bullying ForumMembers of the public could make submissions to the Forum29/06/2012
VariousLiteracy and Numeracy Learning for LifeStrategy to improve literacy and numeracy skills2011