Thursday, 12 July 2012

Questions (81)

Brendan Smith

Question:

79 Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide the specific actions in A Vision for Change relating to education which have been implemented by the Department of Education and Skills since A Vision for Change was published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34078/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Education and Skills)

My Department is fully committed to supporting the social and emotional well-being of all students in line with government policies and good educational principles. These include the implementation of SPHE, RSE, services from NEPS and other national support services. Schools and their management are responsible to support the educational needs and well-being of all young people including those who have particular needs. My Department collaborates and co-operates with other Departments and Agencies in this area.