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

Next Meeting:

Last updated - 20 May 2022, 14.29

24 May 2022, 11.00

The Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science will meet in Committee Room 2, LH2000.

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

Study visit

Report

Study visit

The Committee has published a report on its study visit to Cork Life Centre (CLC), Munster Technological University (MTU) and Technological University of the Shannon (TUS). The Committee has a policy of undertaking study visits that will enhance its understanding of important issues.

Press releases

23 May 2022, 14.17

Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science to continue its examination on the Future Funding of Higher Education

16 May 2022, 14.13

Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science to continue its examination on the Future Funding of Higher Education

11 May 2022, 17.12

Joint Committee on Education, Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science has agreed its Report on Leaving Certificate Reform and the need for a new Senior Cycle

Recent videos

Tue, 17 May 2022

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

Topic: Roundtable Discussion on the Future Funding of Higher Education

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Wed, 27 Apr 2022

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

Topic: Committee Stage consideration of the Higher Education Authority Bill 2022 (resumed)

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Tue, 26 Apr 2022

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

Topic: Roundtable Discussion on Leaving Certificate Reform

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Recent documents

Tue, 17 May

Opening statement, Jimmy Deenihan, Chairperson to the Governing Body, Munster Technological University

Opening statement, Jimmy Deenihan, Chairperson to the Governing Body, Munster Technological University ()

Tue, 17 May

Opening statement, Dr. Patrick Prendergast, Chairperson to the Governing Body, South East Technological University

Opening statement, Dr. Patrick Prendergast, Chairperson to the Governing Body, South East Technological University ()

Tue, 17 May

Opening statement, Josephine Feehily, Chairperson to the Governing Body, Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest

Opening statement, Josephine Feehily, Chairperson to the Governing Body, Technological University of the Shannon Midlands Midwest ()

Recent reports

Wed, 11 May 2022

Leaving Certificate Reform: the Need for a New Senior Cycle
Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science report on Leaving Certificate Reform: the Need for a New Senior Cycle, May 2022

Wed, 23 Mar 2022

Annual Report 2021, Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science
Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Annual Report 2021

Thu, 3 Mar 2022

Report on Detailed Scrutiny of the Education (Admissions to School) Bill 2020
Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Report on Detailed Scrutiny of the Education (Admissions to School) Bill 2020, March 2022

Fri, 18 Feb 2022

Work Programme 2022
Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Work Programme 2022, February 2022

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

Stephen Higgins

(01) 618 4743 

stephen.higgins@oireachtas.ie

 

 

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