Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure

DCAL Learning Strategy

About the DCAL Learning Strategy.

“The key aim of the Learning Strategy is to contribute to and support the creativity and lifelong learning agenda, by developing the capacities of all our people for creativity and innovation, and so promote and sustain the social, cultural and economic well-being of Northern Ireland.” DCAL Learning Strategy 2009.

All of the DCAL sponsored organisations are committed to the implementation of the strategy, and in 2011 there is a wide range of learning pilot initiatives planned and in development.  

Download the strategy document.

As part of the first phase the Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI) have assisted the sponsored organisations to undertake a review of the quality of their learning offer.  This has been undertaken using a set of Quality Indicators that ETI have devised.

Download the Quality Indicators.

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