The Committee shadows the Department of Education and the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. It seeks to provide a meaningful input into legislation and policy so that Ireland’s education system benefits all of society and is recognised internationally as a world class system in terms of research, innovation and science.

Date established: 30 Jul 2020

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Education and the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of education and skills is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science
Education

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Tara Kelly

Press officer

Alan Neary

(01) 618 4743

(086) 010 7500

alan.neary@oireachtas.ie