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 November 2015, are listed below (in alphabetical order).
National Advisory Committee
|Yvonne Keating (Chair)||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|
|Eamon Moran||Department of Education and Skills|
|Eemer Eivers||Educational Research Centre|
|Eddie Fox||Educate Together|
|Lorraine Gilleece||Educational Research Centre|
|Máirín Ní Chéileachair||Gaelscoileanna|
|Mia Treacy||Professional Development Service for Teachers|
|Seán Delaney||Marino Institute of Education|