Joint Committee on Education and Skills

‌This Committee shadows the key Government Department of Education and Skills. It seeks to provide a meaningful input into legislation and policy, with the important goal of ensuring Ireland’s education system benefits all of society and is recognised internationally as a top class system.

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Select Committee

What's on this week

The next meeting of the Joint Committee on Education and Skills will take place on Tuesday, 26th September 2017 at 4.00 p.m. in Committee Room 2, LH 2000, Leinster House.


Engagement with the Minister in relation to breaches of fire safety at a number of primary schools nationwide [Minister for Education and Skills]

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News from the Committee

14 December 16
Education Committee to consider proposed legislation on schools admission policy

12 December 16
Irish Language Committee continues discussions on Gaeltacht education

7 December 16
Education Committee continue their examination of the funding of higher education in Ireland

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