Higher Education - Policy and Research

Who we are

Higher Education - Policy and Research has responsibility for ensuring an effective policy framework for higher education that supports delivery of high quality teaching, research and engagement by Irish higher education institutions.  This includes development and compliance with the legislation governing the sector.  The section also has a key policy remit to ensure the provision of higher education and training relevant to the skills needs of the labour force and to support the upskilling of unemployed people.

What we do


Address: Department of Education and Skills, Higher Education - Policy & Research, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1. D01 RC96

Phone: (01) 889 2338 / 2127   

See Also

National Strategy for Higher Education to 2030:

ICT Skills Action Plan 2012: