Ireland's Presidency of the Council of the EU

Ireland's EU Presidency Education and Training Events

The Irish Presidency held a number of meetings and conferences to bring together European experts to address European co-operation on a range of issues.  The major events were as follows:




30-31 January 2013Conference on Rankings and the Visibility of Quality Outcomes in the European Higher Education AreaGeorge's Hall, Dublin Castle
18-19 February 2013Conference on Integration, Innovation and Improvement - The Professional Identity of Teacher EducatorsDublin Castle Conference Centre
27-28 February 2013European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELGPN) 12th  Plenary Meeting and ConferenceClyde Court Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin
12-13 March 2013Conference on Quality Assurance in Qualifications FrameworksSt. Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle
14-15 March 2013Meeting of the Bologna Follow Up GroupDublin Castle Conference Centre
19-20 March 2013Conference on Better Assessment and Evaluation to Improve Teaching and LearningGeorge's Hall, Dublin Castle
22-23 April 2013Meeting of the Directors General for Higher EducationO'Reilly Hall, University College Dublin
14-16 May 2013Formal Meeting of the European Agency for Development in Special Needs EducationVenue TBC
21-22 May 2013Meeting of the Directors General for Vocational Education and TrainingSt. Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle
28-29 May 2013European Social Fund ConferenceRoyal Hospital,  Kilmainham, Dublin
13-14 June 2013Education Committee MeetingRoyal Hospital,  Kilmainham, Dublin