Welcome to the National Access Forum 2024


On Monday 22 April, the Higher Education Authority, in partnership with the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science hosts the seventh annual National Access Forum at The Alex Hotel, Dublin.

The annual National Access Forum is a cornerstone event in the access calendar and provides a valuable platform for stakeholders to share their views and insights on access related matters. This year’s Forum focuses on the Inclusivity goal of the National Access Plan 2022-2028 and features presentations and panel discussions centering on the delivery of this goal.

Please note that the event will be photographed.


Agenda and List of Speakers and Panellists


Agenda Easy Read Version

List of Speakers, Presenters and Panellists


HEA Overview of Progress to Date Presentation

CSO Educational Attendance and Attainment of Children in Care Presentation

Further information on the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth’s ‘Care Experiences’ project is available here.

National Access Plan 2022-2028

National Access Plan 2022-2028

National Access Plan 2022-2028 (Gaeilge)

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