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February 2017

DES publishes plan to tackle educational disadvantage

DES publishes plan to tackle educational disadvantage

The DES today launched the DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) Plan 2017, to tackle educational disadvantage.

The Plan identifies more than 100 actions including the following:

  • A new model of identifying schools
  • Operation of a Book Rental Scheme
  • Targeted supports for School leaders and teachers
  • Schools to set targets for literacy and numeracy
  • An additional 10 NEPS psychologists

DEIS Action Plan 2017 is available at:  DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) Plan 2017


Date: Monday, 13 February 17