National Advisory Commitee

The Educational Research Centre manages Ireland’s participation in PIRLS on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills.  The Centre is assisted in this by a National Advisory Committee, consisting of representation from the education partners.

Members of the committee, as of December 2017, are listed below (in alphabetical order).

National Advisory Committee

Yvonne Keating (Chair) – to June 2017 Department of Education and Skills
Clare Griffin (Chair) – from June 2017 Department of Education and Skills
Aedín Ní Thuathail Irish Primary Principals’ Network
Áine Lynch National Parent Council–Primary
Arlene Forster National Council for Curriculum and Assessment
Breda Naughton Department of Education and Skills
Deirbhile Nic Craith Irish National Teachers’ Organisation
Eemer Eivers Educational Research Centre
Emer Delaney Educational Research Centre
Fionnuala Ward Educate Together
Lorraine Gilleece Educational Research Centre
Máirín Ní Chéileachair Gaelscoileanna
Mia Treacy Professional Development Service for Teachers
Seán Delaney Marino Institute of Education
Suzanne Cobbe Catholic Primary School Management ‎Association