Thursday, 31 January 2019

Ceisteanna (81)

Peter Burke


81. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Education and Skills if it is within the power of a board of management of a public school to change or reverse a decision made by a previous board of management; the conditions under which such a change can be made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4765/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

Under the provisions of the Education Act, 1998 the Board of Management is the body charged with the direct governance of a school and the Board is accountable to the school Patron. The functions of the Board are set out in Section 15 of the Education Act, 1998.

The Board must consult with and keep the Patron informed of decisions and proposals of the Board. Any concerns regarding the decisions of a Board should be addressed with the Board of Management concerned.