Department of Education and Science
The Department of Education and Science of Ireland (Irish: An Roinn Oideachais agus Eolaíochta) has the following mission:
The mission of the Department of Education and Science is to provide high-quality education, which will:
- Enable individuals to achieve their full potential and to participate fully as members of society,
- Contribute to Ireland’s social, cultural and economic development.”
In pursuit of this mission, the Department has the following high-level goals:
- To promote equity and inclusion.
- To promote quality outcomes.
- To promote lifelong learning.
- To plan for education that is relevant to personal, social, cultural and economic needs.
- To enhance the capacity of the Department of Education and Science for service delivery, policy formulation, research and evaluation.
Its web site is at http://www.education.ie
See also the Wikipedia article at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_of_Education_and_Science_(Ireland)
Providers of Higher Education in Ireland
There is an official list of these at http://www.education.ie/servlet/blobservlet/he_providers_of_higher_education_ireland.htm?language=EN