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Publications 2015

17.12.2015 State of the Nation's Children Ireland 2014Adobe PDF format document

The State of the Nation's Children Report: Ireland 2014 presents administrative, survey and Census data on children's lives. It focuses specifically on children's outcomes (including health, educational and social, emotional and behavioural), children's relationships with family and friends and children's services and supports. The 2014 'State of the Nation's Children' is an updated version of the 2012 Report. However where updates were not possible data is the same as the 2012 report.

Published on 17 December 2015

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16.12.2015 Eighth Report of the Special Rapporteur on Child ProtectionAdobe PDF format document

A Report Submitted to the Oireachtas Dr Geoffrey Shannon, 2014

Published on 16 December 2015

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08.10.2015 National Youth Strategy 2015 - 2020Adobe PDF format document

The aim of the National Youth Strategy is to enable all young people to realise their maximum potential, by respecting their rights and hearing their voices, while protecting and supporting them as they transition fromchildhood to adulthood.

Published on 07 October 2015

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29.09.2015 DCYA - Future Investment in Early Years and School Age Care and Education - Report on Open Policy Debate - Tuesday, 31st March 2015 - EducAdobe PDF format document

Following the recent publication of the Inter-Departmental Group: Future Investment in Childcare in Ireland, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs is today publishing the reports of the consultation processes that fed into the Group's deliberations.
The Department hosted an Open Policy Debate on 31 March, and organised two online consultation surveys. The first online consultation was designed to gather the views of stakeholders with a particular interest in the early years and school-aged sectors, and the second was aimed at seeking the views of parents and guardians.
The results of the consultations were very helpful and were taken into account by the Inter-Departmental Group in its work. The reports were prepared independently by the Centre for Effective Services on behalf of the Department.

Published on 29 September 2015

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29.09.2015 DCYA - Future Investment in Early Years and School Age Care and Education - Report on Public and Parent Online Consultation Processes ApriAdobe PDF format document

Following the recent publication of the Inter-Departmental Group: Future Investment in Childcare in Ireland, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs is today publishing the reports of the consultation processes that fed into the Group's deliberations.
The Department hosted an Open Policy Debate on 31 March, and organised two online consultation surveys. The first online consultation was designed to gather the views of stakeholders with a particular interest in the early years and school-aged sectors, and the second was aimed at seeking the views of parents and guardians.
The results of the consultations were very helpful and were taken into account by the Inter-Departmental Group in its work. The reports were prepared independently by the Centre for Effective Services on behalf of the Department.

Published on 29 September 2015

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08.09.2015 Research Development Initiative

Research Development Initiative. These Briefing Notes were developed based on Research under the Irish Research  Council's Research Development Initiative, in conjunction with the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. 

Published on 08 September 2015

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17.06.2015 A practical guide to including seldom-heard children & young people in decision-makingAdobe PDF format document

This guide is being launched on the same day as the Government's first National Strategy on Children and Young People's Participation in Decision-Making (2015-2020). The goal of this Strategy is to ensure that children and young people have a voice in their individual and collective everyday lives across the five national outcome areas in Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People

Published on 16 June 2015

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13.04.2015 An Roinn Leanaí agus Gnóthaí ÓigeRáiteas Polasaí Ardleibhéil Maidir le Tacaíocht Tuistithe agus Teaghlaigh

Tá sé mar aidhm ag an Ráiteas Polasaí Ardleibhéil Maidir le Tacaíocht Tuistithe agus Teaghlaigh nascacht, éifeachtacht agus éifeachtúlacht níos mó a spreagadh idir na seirbhísí do leanaí agus dá dteaghlach a

Published on 10 April 2015

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13.04.2015 Department of Children and Youth Affairs High Level Policy Statement on Parenting and Family Support

The High-Level Policy Statement on Supporting Parents and Families aims to drive greater connectivity, effectiveness and efficiency between services to children and their families that are provided directly by the State or with its support.  The Department has been assisted in developing the Policy Statement by the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre of NUI Galway. 

Published on 10 April 2015

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