We publish the following Corporate Reports:
Strategy Statements set out the high level goals and objectives for the Department. They also set out the strategies we will use to achieve these goals and objectives.
Annual Reports detail the Department’s activities for the particular year and report on the progress made towards implementation of our Statements of Strategy.
The Organisational Review Programme (ORP) is a public service modernisation initiative under the auspices of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (previously under Department of the Taoiseach). The ORP involves the undertaking of assessments of the capacities of individual government departments and major offices to meet the challenges ahead. The review of the Department of Education and Skills is published in the ORP Third Report, available on the ORP website.
Croke Park Agreement - The changes proposed by the Department and the education sector to achieve efficiencies and savings under the Croke Park Agreement are set out in Action Plans accessible here. Details of actual savings, costs avoided, improved and reformed services and internal efficiencies are set out in the progress reports.
Annual Output Statements match the Department’s key objectives to available resources and sets out how these resources are to be allocated across key programme areas for the financial year.
Financial Reports include information on performance budgeting, National Training Fund, European Social Fund and European Globalisation Adjustment Fund.
Prompt Payment Returns - quarterly returns showing the Department's performance in meeting the new administrative requirement for a 15 day payment period to suppliers. Returns are also published for bodies under the aegis of the Department.
Payments greater than €20,000 - quarterly report showing Department of Education & Skills Payments of €20,000 or over