Author Archives: John Sinclair

IGEES-funded DCYA research Scoping Review of Literature (the Growing up in Ireland Pathfinder Project).

This scoping review documents best international practice in linking administrative data to longitudinal studies of children. The report was commissioned by the statistics team within the Research and Evaluation Unit of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth … Continue reading

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Our Public Service 2020 Selected Indicators and Trends

Our Public Service 2020 (OPS2020) is the current framework for Public Service reform. For more information visit here. It has a strengthened focus on evaluating the effectiveness of reform actions in bringing about tangible change and outcomes for citizens. Indicators that … Continue reading

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A high frequency model of the COVID-19 pandemic

This paper describes a high frequency database and model developed from both the economic and medical literature. This was used to provide a daily statistics and measures throughout the first wave of the pandemic in Ireland and across the globe … Continue reading

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Focused Policy Assessment of the Early Childhood Care and Education Higher Capitation Payment

The Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Higher Capitation (HC) payment is a key Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) policy lever that encourages ECCE Programme service providers to hire experienced graduates as Programme Room Leaders, and aims, thereby, … Continue reading

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