Education Committee

Meetings of the Committee

The Education Committee has nine members who are elected for a two-year term of office at Annual Convention. The work of the Committee includes education policy, curriculum and assessment, teacher professionalism, children and young people, educational disadvantage and ICT in education.

 The current membership of the Committee is:

  • Vacant - Election to be held
  • Vacant - Election to be held
  • Gerard Hanlon
  • Edel Farrell
  • James Howley
  • Séamus Keane
  • James McGovern
  • Pauline Nagle
  • Sarah Withero
  • Ann Piggott - President
  • Eamon Dennehy - Vice President
  • Kieran Christie - General Secretary 
  • Moira Leydon - AGS Education and Research Officer 


Meetings of the Committee

The Education Committee has up to seven meetings per year, including two all day meetings for which substitution is provided. Reports on work of the Committee are forwarded to Standing Committee after each meeting. The Assistant General Secretary, Education / Research, provides the professional support for the work of the Committee including preparation of materials and drafting of documents. The Education Committee is elected by Convention every second year.

For more information on the ongoing work of the Education Committee, see the education section.