The DCYA Participation Unit is regularly approached by Government Departments and State agencies to collaborate in conducting consultations, surveys and dialogues with children and young people on a wide range of policy, practice and legislative initiatives.
Hub na nÓg and the Participation Support Team works with the DCYA in leading on the planning and conducting of these consultations and dialogues with children and young people.
Links to reports of national consultations, surveys and dialogues with children and young people since 2010 are listed below:
Our Heritage, Your Say: Report on the Consultation with Young People on the Future of Heritage in Ireland
This report presents findings from a consultation with pupils and students on the issue of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), in order to inform future Department of Education and Skills policy in this field. The consultation was aimed at finding out what children learn in School to make the world a fairer and better place for everyone.
Report of consultations with children and young people on their vision for Ireland and on remembering the children who died in 1916
A report of a survey with children and young people about human rights in Ireland in advance of the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process January 2016
A report on the involvement of children and young people in the recruitment of the Ombudsman for Children, October 2015
Published in October 2015
This report, Life as a Child and Young Person in Ireland: Report of a National Consultation, documents the views of 66,705 children and young people. This national consultation was conducted to inform development of the Children and Young People’s Policy Framework by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, which will set out the key policy objectives for the next five years.
Listen to Our Voices – Report of consultations with children and young people living in the care of the State
A survey of implementation of Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) and Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) in second-level schools
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Hub na nÓg
Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth
Block 1, Miesian Plaza,
50-58 Baggot Street Lower
Phone: +353 86 3837320
What is Hub na nÓg?
Training & development