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Literacy and Numeracy

Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life

14 March, 2017 - Minister for Education and Skills launches Report on Literacy and Numeracy

The Minister for Education & Skills, Mr. Richard Bruton, TD, today launched the Report of the Interim Review of the National Strategy: Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life (2011-2020): Interim Review 2011-2016; New Targets 2017-2020.


In 2011, the Minister for Education and Skills published Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011- 2020 after a comprehensive consultation process.

The strategy sets targets for improving literacy and numeracy standards to be achieved by the year 2020.

Click the links below to view the Strategy report along with further information: