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Departmental Reviews

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 2 July 2019

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Questions (617)

Mary Lou McDonald


617. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the live studies, reviews and research undertaken or commissioned by her; and the date by which each study, review and research is scheduled to be completed. [27876/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

A full list of live studies, reviews and research currently being undertaken by staff in the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, or being carried out under commission from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, is provided in the following table. Also included are the scheduled completion dates for these pieces of work.

Name of study, review or research

Scheduled completion date

A Landscape Analysis and Research and Data Gap Analysis in Respect of LGBTI+ Youth.


A Process Evaluation of a Pilot Bursary Payment Scheme and Survey of Participants for Participation in Two Continual Professional Development Courses by Early Years Practitioners

Q4 2019

An Appraisal of the Development of an Integrated Service to Reduce Trauma Being Experienced by Children and Their Families as a Result of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA)


Bluetown Local Case Study to Examine the Role of a Criminal Network in Negatively Affecting Children’s Offending Behaviour

Q4 2019

Data Protection Advice and Support Services in Relation to the National Childcare Scheme


Early Years Service Profile (Annual)

Q4 2019

Ensuring the Collaborative Reform of Youth Justice in Ireland in Line with International Research and Evidence Based Approaches

Q2 2020

Focussed Policy Assessment of the ECCE Higher Capitation Payment

Q4 2019

Growing Up in Ireland; the National Longitudinal Study of Children and Youth in Ireland. Phase 2 (current contract)

Q4 2019

Impact and Implementation Evaluation of the Pilot Bail Supervision Programme Funded by DCYA

Q4 2019

Independent Review of the Cost of Providing Quality Childcare

Q3 2019

Information About Social Work Placements and Proposals to Inform the Development of a Guiding Framework


LGBTI Youth Strategy Mid-Cycle Implementation Report


Mid-term review of the National Strategy on Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision-making, 2015-2020


Organisation Review Including Design and the Development of an Implementation Plan


Redtown Local Case Study to Examine the Role of a Criminal Network in Negatively Affecting Children’s Offending Behaviour

Q4 2019

Review and Consultation on the Potential Introduction of Open or Semi-Open Adoption in Ireland


Review of Area Profile, Needs Assessment and Service Requirement


System Code Review in Respect of the DCYA Early Years Platform/National Childcare Scheme


‘Audit of School Age Childcare services’ through the City and County Childcare Committees.