ESRI

Informed Policy for a Better Ireland

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Study of Educate Together second-level schools provides a positive outlook for the sector

The report being launched at an online research seminar today, is based on a mixed methods research study conducted at 11 ETSS late in 2019, prior to the COVID-19 school closures. The research involved students, teachers, parents, school leaders and other stakeholders.  

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COVID-19

Download research on the potential impact of COVID-19 across areas including economic growth, employment and human behaviour.

Research Areas

The mission of the Economic and Social Research Institute is to advance evidence-based policymaking that supports economic sustainability and social progress in Ireland. ESRI researchers apply the highest standards of academic excellence to challenges facing policymakers, focusing on 11 areas of critical importance to 21st Century Ireland.