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Tuesday, 16 May 1995

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 452 No. 8

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  162.  Dr. Upton  Information on Pat Upton  Zoom on Pat Upton   asked the Minister for Education  Information on Niamh Bhreathnach  Zoom on Niamh Bhreathnach   the reports from outside agencies which were commissioned by her Department for each of the years since 1990; and the cost of production of each report. [8629/95]

Minister for Education (Ms Bhreathnach): Information on Niamh Bhreathnach  Zoom on Niamh Bhreathnach  The information requested by the Deputy is as follows:

Title Agency Cost of Production Published Yes/No
£
(1) Survey of provision and prac- tices relating to gender in Irish Primary Schools St. Patrick's College, Drum- condra (Education Research Centre) 75,000 Yes
(2) Survey of school unit costs UCD (Department of Economics) 30,000 Yes
(3) Evaluation of Home/School Community liaision scheme St. Patrick's College, Drum- condra. (Education Research Centre) 86,987 Yes
(4) Report on School Transport Deloitte Touche 40,880 No

Title Agency Cost of Production Published Yes/No
£
(1) Post-Primary School needs of the Hartstown-Dunboyne- Castle-knock areas UCD (Service Industries Research Centre) £9,788 for (1) and (2) No
(2) Post-Primary School needs of Portlaoise, County Laois UCD (Service Industries Research Centre) As above No
(3) North-West Community Institute evaluation St. Patrick's College. Drumcondra, (Education Research Centre) 1,200 No
(4) Evaluation of the Adult Literacy and Community Education Scheme St. Patrick's College. Drumcondra, (Education Research Centre) 30,000 No
(5) AIDS education resource materials. A study of their use in post-primary schools St. Patrick's College. Drumcondra, (Education Research Centre) 6,000 No

Title Agency Cost of Production Published Yes/No
£
(1) Pre-Analysis Study Report for a Project to computerise the admin- istration of ESF-aided pro- grammes at second-level Coopers and Lybrand 16,000 No
(2) An economic appraisal of exist- ing ESF-aided programmes in the education sector and an assess- ment of those proposed for 1994- 1999 UCD (Department of Economics) 5,000 No
(3) Report on School Transport Bastow Charleton 35,000 No
(4) Report on New Informational Technology in the Irish School system for EU Marino Institute of Education 11,920 No
(5) Economic Impact of Sport in Ireland Professor M. O'Donoghue, TCD 10,000 Yes
(6) National Dossier on the Irish Education system for EU Ms Mary McCann 8,100 No

Title Agency Cost of Production Published Yes/No
£
(1) Post-Primary school needs of the Castleknock/Laurel Lodge, Dub- lin, area UCD (Service Industries Research Centre) 4,255 No
(2) The in-service education needs of post-primary teachers and schools Association of Teachers' Centres in Ireland 22,000 No
(3) School books in Ireland: Costs to parents Cooney and Carey 38,000 Yes
(4) Report on the National Edu- cation Convention Convention Secretariat 39,020 Yes
[1841][1842](5) Evaluation of the Vocational Workers Research Centre 16,960 No
Training Opportunity Scheme Social and Economic Con-
sultants
(6) National Literacy Survey St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra (Education Research Centre) £120,000 to date In course of preparation
(7) Reports (4) on Dublin Institute of Technology and regional tech- nical colleges Institute of Public Admin- istration 27,000 No
(8) National Dossier on the Irish Education system for EU Ms Mary McCann 8,100 No
(9) Research into co-education at post-primary school level. Economic and Social Research Institute 180,000 (estd) In course of preparation
(10) Active Life for disabled youth Integration in the school project. St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra (Education Research Centre) 2,000 No
(11) National Survey of involve- ment in Sport and Physical Recreation. Irish Marketing Surveys 19,000 (to date) Shortly

Title Agency Cost of Production Published Yes/No
£
(1) Post-Primary school needs of Knocklyon area, Dublin UCD (Service Industries Research Centre) 4,857 No
(2) In-Career development needs of the Irish Education system UCC (Education Department) None as yet In course of preparation
(3) Evaluation of the Early Start programme. St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra (Education Research Centre) None as yet In course of preparation
(4) Inspection of records of County Westmeath Vocational Education Committee. Séamus Paircéir 4,000 Yes
(5) Assessment of School Chemical Waste Disposal Practices Forbairt 568 No
(6) Report on Letterkenny regional technical college Dr. Miriam Hederman O'Brien 15,000 Yes
(7) Report on the Roundtable Dis- cussions on the Minister for Edu- cation's Position Paper: Regional Educational Councils. Messrs. John Coolahan & Séamus McGuinness 5,200 Yes
(8) National dossier on the Irish Education system for EU Dr. John Coolahan 15,800 No
(9) Feasibility Study of a National 50 metre Swimming Pool Kit Campbell Associates and Faulkner Browns 35,000 No

Title Agency Cost of Production Published Yes/No
£
(1) Educational Disadvantage Combat Poverty Agency 19,000 (estd) In course of preparation
(2) An evaluation of current Finan- cial and Management Control Systems in the Centres for Young Offenders. Oliver Freaney and Co. 15,000 (estd) In course of preparation
(3) Feasibility study report for a project to computerise the admin- istration of ESF aided pro- grammes at second-level Coopers and Lybrand 29,000 (estd) In course of preparation
(4) Report on achieving arrange- ments for accumulated payroll history and examination results records. Cimtech Ltd. 15,000 (estd) In course of preparation


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