Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Questions (224)

Bríd Smith

Question:

224. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Education and Skills the agencies that have been permitted to provide sex education in schools; and the amount each agency has received for its services in each of the past five years. [39793/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The engagement of external providers to support delivery of the curriculum is a matter for the board of management of the school in question.

Department Circulars set out the best practice guidelines for engagement of external facilitators for schools at Post Primary and Primary level and can be found at the following links:

https://www.education.ie/en/Circulars-and-Forms/Active-Circulars/cl0043_2018.pdf.

https://www.education.ie/en/Circulars-and-Forms/Active-Circulars/cl0042_2018.pdf.