I spent a couple of days in Dublin this week with former Becta Chief Executive Owen Lynch. Owen is working with LTS to benchmark what we are doing with ICT in Scotland against the policy and strategy of other countries across the world. The Irish Government's Department of Education and Science recently published two reports the first 'ICT in Schools' is a very thorough description and evaluation from the schools inspectorate.  The second 'Investing Effectively' is the report from the ministerial strategy group which suggests that Ireland's 7 priorities for  investment 2008-13 should.