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Publications 2012

Review of the National Educational Welfare Board in the context of the Establishment of the Child and Family Support AgencyAdobe PDF format document

This document sets out the terms of reference, methodology, work plan and the findings of the critical review of the National Educational Welfare Board (NEWB) which was completed on July 31st 2012.

Published on 30 November 2012

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29.11.12 Growing Up in Ireland: Child Cohort - ObesityAdobe PDF format document

KEY FINDINGS: 13-YEAR-OLDS
No. 2 Physical activity and obesity among 13 year olds

Published on 29 November 2012

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29.11.12 Growing Up in Ireland: Child Cohort - Family
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KEY FINDINGS: 13-YEAR-OLDS
No. 3 The family and financial circumstances of 13 year olds

Published on 29 November 2012

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29.11.12 Growing Up in Ireland: Child Cohort - SchoolAdobe PDF format document

KEY FINDINGS: 13-YEAR-OLDS
No. 1 School experiences among 13 year olds

Published on 29 November 2012

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29.11.12 Growing Up in Ireland: Child Cohort - RelationshipsAdobe PDF format document

KEY FINDINGS: 13-YEAR-OLDS
No. 4 The lives of 13 year olds:Their relationships, feelings and behaviours

Published on 29 November 2012

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12.11.12 Ryan Report Implementation Plan - Third Progress ReportAdobe PDF format document

Ryan Report Implementation Plan - Third Progress Report - November 2012
Prepared by Ryan Report Monitoring Group

Published on 12 November 2012

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07.11.12 An Saol Mar Leanbh in ÉirinnAdobe PDF format document

An Saol Mar Leanbh in Éirinn

Published on 6 November 2012

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07.11.12 Life of a Young Person In IrelandAdobe PDF format document

Life of a Young Person In Ireland

Published on 6 November 2012

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07.11.12 An Saol Dhuine Óg in ÉirinnAdobe PDF format document

An Saol Dhuine Óg in Éirinn

Published on 6 November 2012

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07.11.12 Life as a Child in IrelandAdobe PDF format document

Life as a Child in Ireland

Published on 6 November 2012

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Overview of Inventory of Data Sources on Children's LivesAdobe PDF format document

This Overview document accompanies the Inventory of Data Sources on Children's Lives, which is an online inventory of data sources covering multiple dimensions of children's lives.

Published on 22 August 2012

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Fifth Rapporteur Report on Child ProtectionAdobe PDF format document

A Report Submitted to the Oireachtas by Dr. Geoffrey Shannon .
This is the fifth report of Dr Geoffrey Shannon. The views expressed in the report are those of the author.

Published on 24 July 2012

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DCYA Croke Park Action Plan May 2012Adobe PDF format document

Public Service Agreement 2010-2014 (Croke Park Agreement)
Integrated Action Plan for the Department of Children & Youth Affairs and its agencies

Published on 22 June 2012

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Dail na nOg Delegate Report 2011Adobe PDF format document

'Strengthening the voices of young people
through Comhairle na nOg.'

Published on 12 June 2012

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Children First Heads and General SchemeAdobe PDF format document

Children First: the National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children, was first published by the Office of the Minister for Children in 1999. It was designed to assist in identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect. The Guidelines highlighted the roles and responsibilities of the HSE and An Garda Síochána as the two agencies with statutory responsibilities for child protection. The Guidelines assisted organisations in ensuring that children under their care were safe, that staff or volunteers could identify possible abuse within the organisation or elsewhere and that the appropriate structure for reporting to the relevant statutory bodies was in place. Children First has operated on the basis of voluntary compliance since it was first published.

Published on 25 April 2012

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Explanation of Heads of Children First BillAdobe PDF format document

Head 1 is to provide for the short title to the Bill and for its commencement.
Head 2 defines key terms in the Bill.
Head 3 provides that the Minister may make Regulations on any matter referred to in the Bill and for the laying of those Regulations before the Houses of the Oireachtas.
Head 4 provides for the administration costs of the Bill to be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.

Published on 25 April 2012

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The Ethics Journey in Children's Research: ChecklistAdobe PDF format document

The Ethics Journey in Children's Research: Checklist

Published on 19 April 2012

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National Guidance for Developing Ethical Research Projects Involving ChildrenAdobe PDF format document

The aim of this guidance paper, produced by a working group on behalf of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs(DCYA), is to advise on good practice principles for undertaking research with children (defined in Ireland as people below the age of 18).

Published on 19 April 2012

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