NABMSE is represented at the Joint Oireachtas Committee -Education and Social Protection on new Admissions Bill

Date: Dec 13, 2013

On Wednesday 4th December, the General Secretary made a presentation at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the NABMSE submission on the Draft Heads of the Education (Admission to Schools) Bill 2013. This was the first of three hearings on the Bill by this committee and it is expected that the committee will make a report to the Minister after these hearings.
The organisations presenting on the day(in order):

  1. Department of Education and Skills
  2. National Parents Council (Primary)
  4. Education and Training Boards Ireland
  5. Church of Ireland Board of Education
  6. National Council for Special Education
  7. INTO
  8. Irish Traveller Movement

The Chair of the Committee, Joanna Tuffy TD, informed those present that 50 submissions were made on the Bill and those organisations who expressed an interest in appearing at the Committee were invited to attend.
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