Better Outcomes Brighter Futures

Better Outcomes Brighter Futures

Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, together with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD launched ‘Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014 -2020’ on the 16th of April. The launch event took place in Dublin Castle.

‘Better Outcomes: Brighter Futures’ is the first overarching national policy framework for children and young people aged from birth to 24 years and will be implemented by the Department of Children and Young Affairs in collaboration with all Government departments and key State agencies.

The Minister said that she saw this Framework as representing this Government’s ‘Action Plan for Children’.


The vision of the Framework is to work towards achieving five Outcomes identified as most important for children and young people in Ireland. The Government has committed to working towards these through a series of actions, described as key transformational goals.  These goals will underpin the implementation of the Framework and will be a key element of its success.


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