Bill entitled an Act to make provision in the interests of the common good for the education of every child in the State, including any child with special educational needs, and to provide generally for primary, post-primary, adult and continuing education and vocational education and training; to ensure that the education system is accountable to students, their parents and the State for the education provided, respects the diversity of values, beliefs and traditions in Irish society and is conducted in a spirit of partnership between schools, patrons, students, parents, teachers and other school staff and the State; to provide for the recognition and funding of schools and their management through boards of management; to provide for an Inspectorate of schools, to provide for the role and responsibilities of Principals and teachers; to establish the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment and to make provision for it, and to provide for related matters

Last updated: 23 Dec 1998

Sponsored by: Minister for Education and Science

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

23 Dec 1998

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    10 Dec 1997

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    10 Dec 1997

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    5 Feb 1998

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    5 Feb 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    23 Apr 1998

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    23 Apr 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    16 Dec 1998

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    16 Dec 1998

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    11 Nov 1998

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Seanad (Also known as Final Stage)

    11 Nov 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    18 Nov 1998

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    18 Nov 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    25 Nov 1998

    Seanad Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    25 Nov 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    1 Dec 1998

    Seanad Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    1 Dec 1998

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    1 Dec 1998

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made (Also known as Final Stage)

    1 Dec 1998

    Completed

  • Enacted

    23 Dec 1998

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    23 Dec 1998

    Completed

 

23 Dec 1998

An tAcht Oideachais, 1998

23 Dec 1998

Education Act 1998

10 Dec 1997

As Initiated

Education (No. 2) Bill 1997

Debates

16 Dec 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: From the Seanad.

1 Dec 1998

Seanad Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report and Final Stages.

25 Nov 1998

Seanad Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage (Resumed).

24 Nov 1998

Seanad Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage (Resumed).

24 Nov 1998

Seanad Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage (Resumed).

24 Nov 1998

Seanad Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage.

18 Nov 1998

Seanad Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage.

11 Nov 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage.

11 Nov 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report Stage (Resumed).

4 Nov 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report Stage (Resumed).

4 Nov 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report Stage (Resumed).

14 Oct 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report Stage (Resumed).

14 Oct 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report Stage (Resumed).

6 Oct 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report Stage (Resumed).

30 Sep 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report Stage (Resumed).

3 Jul 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Report Stage.

17 Jun 1998

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage (Resumed).

11 Jun 1998

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage (Resumed).

10 Jun 1998

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage (Resumed).

9 Jun 1998

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage (Resumed).

21 May 1998

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage (Resumed).

20 May 1998

Select Committee On Education And Science

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Committee Stage.

23 Apr 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Referral to Select Committee.

23 Apr 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage (Resumed).

22 Apr 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage (Resumed).

22 Apr 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2), Bill, 1997: Second Stage (Resumed).

11 Feb 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage (Resumed).

11 Feb 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage (Resumed).

10 Feb 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage (Resumed).

5 Feb 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage (Resumed).

5 Feb 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Second Stage.

5 Feb 1998

Dáil Éireann

Education (No. 2) Bill, 1997: Order for Second Stage.