Next Meeting:

Last updated - 18 Jun 2021, 18.49

22 Jun 2021, 14.30

The Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science will meet in private session at 2:30 pm

The Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science will meet in Committee Room 4, LH2000 at 3:30 pm

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

Impact of Covid-19

Report

Impact of Covid-19

The Committee has published a report on the impact of Covid-19 on primary and secondary education. The report contains ten recommendations that the Committee believes should be implemented without delay.

Press releases

15 Jun 2021, 10.43

National Anti Bullying Centre (DCU) meets with Education Committee

7 Jun 2021, 11.00

Education Committee to examine international evidence and best practice regarding School Bullying and the Impact on Mental Health

1 Jun 2021, 11.20

School Bullying and the Impact on Mental Health Examination continues at Education Committee

Recent videos

Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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

Topics: Minutes of the meeting of 8th June 2021, School Bullying and the Impact on Mental Health

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Tue, 8 Jun 2021

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

Topics: Minutes of the meeting of 1st June 2021, International evidence and best practice regarding School Bullying and the Impact on Mental Health

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Tue, 1 Jun 2021

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

Topics: Minutes of the meeting of 25th May 2021, School Bullying and the Impact on Mental Health

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Recent documents

Tue, 15 Jun

Opening statement, Professor James O'Higgins Norman, UNESCO Chair on Tackling Bullying and Cyberbullying, Dublin City University National Anti-Bullying Centre

Opening statement, Professor James O'Higgins Norman, UNESCO Chair on Tackling Bullying and Cyberbullying, Dublin City University National Anti-Bullying Centre ()

Tue, 8 Jun

Opening statement, Dr. Paul Downes, Associate Professor of Psychology, Dublin City University

Opening statement, Dr. Paul Downes, Associate Professor of Psychology, Dublin City University ()

Tue, 8 Jun

Opening statement, Professor Carmel Cefai, Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health, University of Malta

Opening statement, Professor Carmel Cefai, Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health, University of Malta ()

Recent reports

Mon, 18 Jan 2021

Annual Report 2020, Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science
Annual Report of the Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, 2020

Thu, 14 Jan 2021

Report on The Impact of COVID-19 on Primary and Secondary Education
Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science report on The Impact of COVID-19 on Primary and Secondary Education January 2021

Thu, 14 Jan 2021

Work Programme 2021
Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Work Programme 2021

Wed, 7 Oct 2020

Work Programme 2020
Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science work programme 2020

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

(01) 618 3848

education@oireachtas.ie

Press officer

Jason Kiernan

(01) 618 4486

(086) 701 5235

jason.kiernan@oireachtas.ie