05/09/2013 - The development of 21st century skills like entrepreneurship, critical thinking and working in teams has never been more crucial. The BizWorld Ireland Foundation have come up with an innovative and business focused way of generating interest in entrepreneurship and business in primary school students
Ibec submission to Higher Education Authority on the National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2014-2017
22/10/2014 - Ibec submission to Higher Education Authority on the National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2014-2017
Rethinking education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes
08/04/2013 - A new strategy has been launched by the European Commission to tackle the serious problem of youth unemployment at a time when simultaneously 2 million vacancies exist, due to a mismatch in skills held and those required for the job.
Review of Junior Cycle Science
17/01/2014 - The ambition to change from a curriculum based primarily on “knowledge and content” (NCCA, 2013) to one in which skills development focuses on knowledge of and about science is welcomed by industry.
Second level science curriculum reform
01/11/2011 - The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment has completed the first phase of its consultation on a new draft syllabus for physics, chemistry and biology.