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Léargas Study Visits for Education and Training Specialists and Decision Makers 2012-2013




ICTU: A new skills policy for a new economy
Irish society is faced with high and rising unemployment. Despite this the strategic requirement to upskill the existing workforce seems to have slipped from the public agenda...

IBEC Education and Skills Survey 2010
The Irish economic crisis has prompted a reassessment of education and training expenditure, methods of delivery and priorities for investment. The 2010 employers' confederation (IBEC) education and training survey identifies some of the key challenges and employer concerns. Findings are based on a survey of almost 340 companies employing 115,000 staff

International Qualifications Frameworks Conference- Conference report
15 April 2010, Dublin Castle

Profile of the Irish Education System
As part of its role promoting Irish qualifications abroad, the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland has developed a country education profile which provides a description of the Irish education and training system, including schools, further and higher education and training

Careers in Tourism
Fáilte Ireland has launched a new state of the art careers in tourism website called www.picktourism.ie It is aimed specifically at 15 to 18 year old teenagers. The site is packed with information on all tourism courses and careers in Ireland and a course search powered by QualifaX. It also features a wide range of interviews and videos of current students and graduates.


Recent publications from FÁS

National Skills Bulletin 2011

Monitoring Ireland's skills supply 2011: trends in education and training outputs

Occupational employment forecasts 2015