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Publications 2013

DCYA Annual Report 2012Adobe PDF format document

DCYA Annual Report 2012

Published on 04 December 2013

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An examination of recommendations from Inquiries into events in families, their interactions with State services & their impact on policy and praAdobe PDF format document

Department of Children and Youth Affairs – Irish Research Council Research Development Initiative

Published on 02 December 2013

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Appendix 7 Arts Council ActionsAdobe PDF format document

Published on 01 December 2013

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Right From The StartAdobe PDF format document

Right From The Start: Report of the Expert Advisory Group on the Early Years Strategy

Published on 10 October 2013

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Ireland's Consolidated Third and Fourth Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (2013)Adobe PDF format document

Ireland's Consolidated Third and Fourth Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (2013)

Published on 26 September 2013

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Statistical Annex to Ireland's Consolidated Third and Fourth Report (2013)Adobe PDF format document

Statistical Annex to Ireland's Consolidated Third and Fourth Report (2013)

Published on 26 September 2013

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Development from Birth to Three YearsAdobe PDF format document

Published on 20 September 2013

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Straiteis 20 Bliain Don Ghaeilge 2010 - 2030Adobe PDF format document

Straiteis 20 Bliain Don Ghaeilge 2010 - 2030

Published on 19 July 2013

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DCYA 20 Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010 - 2030Adobe PDF format document

20 Year Strategy 2010 - 2030

Published on 19 July 2013

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Regulatory Impact Analysis for Child and Family Agency Bill 2013Adobe PDF format document

Child and Family Agency Bill 2013
Regulatory Impact Analysis

Published on 15 July 2013

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Sixth Report of the Special Rapporteur on Child ProtectionAdobe PDF format document

2012 was an important year from the perspective of child protection. The adoption by
the People of a new Article 42A of the Constitution concerning children and
children's rights has been awaited by many for a number of years and is one for
which the Minister for Children, Frances Fitzgerald TD, deserves particular credit.

Published on 11 July 2013

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Every Child a Home: A review of the implementation of the Youth Homelessness Strategy.Adobe PDF format document

This report presents the findings of a high-level review of the implementation of the Youth
Homelessness Strategy. The purpose of the review is to establish the extent to which the
strategy has been successful, to identify blockages and challenges to its implementation,
and to make recommendations on a new implementation framework.

Published on 11 July 2013

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Youth Homelessness Strategy Briefing NoteAdobe PDF format document

A review (2013) of the implementation of the Youth Homelessness Strategy

Published on 10 July 2013

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Young People's Homeless and Housing PathwaysAdobe PDF format document

Key findings from a 6-year qualitative longitudinal study.
This report documents key findings from a qualitative longitudinal study of homeless young people
in Dublin city. The study was initiated in 2004 and has involved three waves of data collection over
a 6-year period.

Published on 09 July 2013

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Growing Up in Ireland - Mothers' return to work and childcare choices for infants in Ireland - Main ReportAdobe PDF format document

This report investigates three key research questions relating to the care of infants in Ireland: the characteristics of those mothers who take up paid employment before their infant is nine months old, and when exactly they do so; the extent and nature of non-parental childcare for infants; and the association between childcare and infant health. The report uses a large sample of mothers and infants from the nine month Infant Cohort of the national longitudinal study of children: Growing Up in Ireland.

Published on 06 July 2013

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Growing Up in Ireland - Mothers' return to work and childcare choices for infants in Ireland - Executive SummaryAdobe PDF format document

This report investigates three key research questions relating to the care of infants in Ireland: the characteristics of those mothers who take up paid employment before their infant is nine months old, and when exactly they do so; the extent and nature of non-parental childcare for infants; and the association between childcare and infant health. The report uses a large sample of mothers and infants from the nine- month Infant Cohort of the national longitudinal study of children: Growing Up in Ireland.

Published on 06 July 2013

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Youth work: A systematic map of the research literatureAdobe PDF format document

Through the Centre for Effective Services, Dublin, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs commissioned the first systematic international map of youth work research. It provides a unique resource for investigating the content of youth work, how it is delivered and the terms in which it is assessed, both in formal evaluations of its impact and by children and young people themselves. It provides a valuable basis for developing an evidence-informed approach to policy and practice.

Published on 05 July 2013

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Implementation Report: Action Plan Update 2012Adobe PDF format document

National Strategy for Research and Data on Children's Lives: Implementation Report: Action Plan Update
This is the first Implementation Report of the National Strategy for Research and Data on Children's Lives, 2011-2016, presenting the progress made on the implementation of the agreed actions in the strategy. Published in November 2011, the strategy was prepared by the Research Unit of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and sets out a strategic direction and comprehensive action plan for research and data on children's lives in Ireland.

Published on 01 May 2013

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NSRD Appendix 3Adobe PDF format document

Published on 10 April 2013

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NSRD Appendix 6Adobe PDF format document

Published on 10 April 2013

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NSRD Appendix 5Adobe PDF format document

Published on 10 April 2013

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NSRD Appendix 4Adobe PDF format document

Published on 10 April 2013

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NSRD Appendix 2Adobe PDF format document

Published on 10 April 2013

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NSRD Appendix 1Adobe PDF format document

Published on 10 April 2013

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State of the Nation's Children - Ireland 2012Adobe PDF format document

This is Ireland's fourth biennial State of the Nation's Children report. These reports, which provide the most up-to-date data on all indicators in the National Set of Child
Well-being Indicators, aim to: chart the well-being of children in Ireland; track changes over time; benchmark progress in Ireland relative to other countries; highlight policy issues arising

Published on 07 March 2013

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