System Performance and International Data



National priorities and key objectives of government for higher education are detailed in the System Performance Framework, by the Minister for Education and Skills.  A full overview of higher education system performance is available here.

 

Data on institutional profiles, the System Performance Framework dashboard, and other international data are given below.

  • 1. Institutional Profiles

    The Institutional Profiles are vital in supporting the goals of the Higher Education System Performance Framework – to monitor progress and performance of the higher education system, to hold the higher education system accountable for performance and delivery of national priorities. These profiles facilitate the monitoring of trends in higher education ,in terms of participation metrics, fields of study, research, knowledge transfer and the financial and human resource base underpinning the system.

    View Institutional Profiles Publications Here

  • 2. System Performance Framework Dashboard

    A System Performance Framework dashboard seeks to provide an overview of the higher education system in Ireland, encompassing a wide range of metrics. These metrics are grouped under the System Performance Framework 2020 headings.

    A dashboard of indicators, relating to the objectives of the system performance framework can be viewed at the link below.

    View System Performance Framework Dashboard here

  • 3. U-Multirank Dashboard

    U-Multirank provides comparable data on participating institutions worldwide. Data are provided under 5 key areas – teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation, and regional engagement. These figures are updated annually, and can be viewed here. For an in-depth view of Irish institutions, please visit the dashboard at the U-Multirank link below.

    View U-Multirank dashboard

  • 4. EUROSTUDENT

    The Eurostudent survey delivers a comprehensive view of student life in Ireland and in Europe, such as their social and economic conditions, accommodation type, migration background, income and study hours. Eurostudent 8 will take place in 2021-2024, with the fieldwork phase taking place in Spring 2022. A national report and European report will be published. The most recent Eurostudent report is for Eurostudent VII (2018-2021). More details on Eurostudent can be found here.

    Find out more

  • 5. European Graduate Tracking Initiative (EGTI)

    Ireland is part of a European Graduate Tracking Initiative which hopes to establish comparable graduate outcomes data across the EU member states.  Details of the initial stages of this work are available at the Eurograduate website.

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