Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection
This Committee has a broad remit in shadowing two key Government Departments. It seeks to provide a meaningful input into legislation and policy, with a number of goals such as:
The Committee also regularly engages with EU institutions to monitor and influence the political and strategic direction of the Union as a whole. View Committee's Orders of Reference and current Work Programme 2012.
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What's on this week
The next Joint Committee on Education and Skills meeting will take place on Wednesday 4 December 2013 in Committee Room 3 at 1.00 p.m. The Topic under discussion will be -
Draft General Scheme of an Education (Admission to Schools) Bill, 2013
[Department of Education and Skills; National Parents Council Primary; National Association of Boards of Management in Special Education (NABMSE); Education and Training Boards Ireland;National Council for Special Education; INTO; Irish Traveller Movement]
This Committee was established on 12 June 2012. It assumed relevant responsibilities from the Joint Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education.