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Design Implementation Group: Year in Review 2020/21

3 September 2021 



To support the implementation of the report's recommendations, the Design Skills Implementation Group was established with key stakeholder representatives from industry, education and government. The Group provides a forum for practical action and collaboration aimed at addressing the skills needs of the sector. Membership of the Group includes the EGFSN Secretariat based in the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (DETE), the Design and Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI), Design Educators Ireland (DEI), the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI), the Industry Research and Development Group (IRDG), and the Service Design Network (SDN). The Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (DHFHERIS) also contributed to this Group through regular updates on the actions underway in their Department to support the delivery of the report’s goals.
This summary highlights the objectives, achievements and progress of the Group from April 2020 to May 2021. If you would like to read about the work of the Design Skills Implementation Group in greater detail, the full is report is available here.


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