Quality and Qualifications Ireland
QQI is responsible for the external quality assurance of further and higher education and training (including English language provision) in Ireland and validates programmes and makes awards to certain providers in these sectors.
Education and Training Boards ireland
ETBI is the national representative association for Ireland’s sixteen Education and Training Boards (ETBs).
FÁS, the National Traininng and Employment Authority operates training and employment programmes; provides a recruitment service to jobseekers and employers, an advisory service for industry, and supports community-based enterprises. It operates through a regional network of 66 offices and 20 training centres
Expert Group on Future Skills Needs
The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs advises the Irish Government on skills needs and labour market issues that impact on enterprise and employment growth.
Higher Education Authority
The Higher Education Authority is the statutory planning and policy development body for higher education and research in Ireland.
Skillnets is an enterprise-led support body whose mission is to enhance the skills of people in employment in Irish industry to support competitiveness and employability.
National Council for Curriculum and Assessment
The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment's work includes planning curriculum and assessment initiatives and supporting the change process in schools.
Department of Education and Science
The Department is engaged in a wide range of activities covering the key elements of policy planning, quality assurance, resourcing, regulation and evaluation, as well as providing a broad range of support services for the education sector.
The Teaching Council
The Teaching Council is the statutory body to promote teaching as a profession at primary and post-primary levels, to promote the professional development of teachers and to regulate standards in the profession.