Literacy and Numeracy

Summer Stars 2020

Summer Stars is the Right to Read national Summer Reading Programme for children that runs from the 15th of June until the end of August. For Activities for Summer Stars 2020 see: Summer Stars 2020

Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life

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 YoungPeople 2011- 2020 after a comprehensive consultation process.

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

14 March, 2017 - The Minister for Education & Skills, Mr. Richard Bruton, TD, 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.

Summary Note for the Information of Primary and Post-Primary Schools – Literacy and Numeracy Strategy 2011 – 2020: Interim Review of the Strategy and New Targets (2017-2020)


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