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Literacy and Numeracy

Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life

In 2011, the Minister for Education and Skills published Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and YoungPeople 2011- 2020 after a comprehensive consultation process.

The strategy sets targets for improving literacy and numeracy standards to be achieved by the year 2020.

14 March, 2017 - The Minister for Education & Skills, Mr. Richard Bruton, TD, launched the Report of the Interim Review of the National Strategy: Literacy and Numeracy for Learning and Life (2011-2020): Interim Review 2011-2016; New Targets 2017-2020.

Summary Note for the Information of Primary and Post-Primary Schools – Literacy and Numeracy Strategy 2011 – 2020: Interim Review of the Strategy and New Targets (2017-2020)


Click the links below to view the Strategy report along with further information: