DSC Stakeholder Update – July 2016

A Carnegie Roundtable on Measuring Wellbeing event was held on 7 July in Belfast. Established in 2013, membership of the Carnegie Roundtable on Measuring Wellbeing comprises representatives of the public sector, academia, business and community sectors.
Attended by the deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, the event highlighted the ongoing development of the next Programme for Government and the new outcomes based approach being taken. The new innovative approach will allow the Executive to work collaboratively across boundaries, organisations, groups and communities in tackling key issues…..Read more

Development of the next Children and Young People’s Strategy

Our online survey seeking the views of children and young people closed on 17 June 2016 with over 300 responses received. Analysis of the responses has now begun and will inform the direction of travel as we continue to work on the development of the next Strategy. Thank you to all those who took part and to those who encouraged others to do the same, your input will be very useful.

We have continued to meet and consult with a wide range of stakeholders and are now in the process of analysing all the information we have received to date. The various issues raised in these meetings are being used to develop potential outcomes for the strategy and also the indicators which will allow us to measure how we are delivering on these outcomes and addressing these issues…Read more

CYPSP Information Showcase

CYPSP Information Showcase

The CYPSP Information team have had a busy month, travelling to Dublin to showcase the Interactive Mapping System for Children and Young People in Northern Ireland.  Firstly the mapping system was showcased at the TUSLA/DCYA Outcomes for Children Information and Data Hub Project Workshop on 10 May 2016, to representatives from TUSLA, Department of Children and Youth Affairs Ireland and Departments of Public Health… Read more