Report Card 2011


Report Card 2011 – Has the Government Kept its Promises to Children? 

This is the 3rd annual report card compiled by the Children’s Rights Alliance and analyses the Government’s performance across a range of sectors relating to children such as Education, Health, Material Wellbeing and Safeguarding Childhood.

Report Card 2011 Front Cover


Report Card 2011: D– Grade
Report Card 2010: D– Grade
Report Card 2009: D Grade





The Report Card is graded by an external assessment panel of which the following were members:
Justice Catherine McGuinness, President, Law Reform Commission.
Tom Collins, President, National University of Ireland, Maynooth;
Pat Dolan, Director of the Child & Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway and UNESCO Chairholder in Children, Youth and Civic Engagement;
Sheila Greene, Director, Children's Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin;
Sally Anne Kinahan, Assistant Secretary General, Irish Congress of Trade Unions;
Danny McCoy, Director General, Irish Business and Employers Confederation represented by Alan O'Kelly

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Report Card 2011

Executive Summary

Press Release: Disappointing Report Card 2011 signals need for strong election commitments for children

Published date: 
Monday, January 24, 2011