Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Ceisteanna (193)

Brian Stanley

Ceist:

193. Deputy Brian Stanley asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will consider allowing qualified school teachers that have worked abroad to buy teacher pensions credits for their time spent abroad (details supplied). [45280/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

There is currently no provision to reckon teaching service provided abroad for pension purposes.

However, it is open to serving teachers to purchase additional service known as notional service, in accordance with the rules of the pension scheme of which they are a member.