National Advisory Commitee

The Educational Research Centre manages Ireland’s participation in TIMSS 2015 on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills.  The Centre is assisted in this by two National Advisory Committees (one for Fourth class and one for Second Year).

Current members of the committees are listed below.

Fourth class National Advisory Committee

Clare Griffin (Chair) Department of Education and Skills
Aedín Ní Thuathail Irish Primary Principals’ Network
Aidan Clerkin Educational Research Centre
Áine Lynch National Parent Council–Primary
Arlene Forster National Council for Curriculum and Assessment
Deirbhile Nic Craith Irish National Teachers’ Organisation
Eamonn Moran Department of Education and Skills
Eddie Fox Educate Together
Eemer Eivers Educational Research Centre
Máirín Ní Chéileachair Gaelscoileanna
Mia Treacy Professional Development Service for Teachers
Seán Delaney Marino Institute of Education

 

Second Year National Advisory Committee

Suzanne Dillon (Chair) Department of Education and Skills
Declan Cahalane Department of Education and Skills
Liz O’Neill Department of Education and Skills
Conor Galvin University College Dublin
Ruth Richards Department of Education and Skills
Rachel Linney National Council for Curriculum and Assessment
Barry Slattery National Council for Curriculum and Assessment
Gerry Hyde State Examinations Commission
Philip Matthews Trinity College Dublin
Tom McCoughlin Dublin City University
Odilla Finlayson Dublin City University
Maurice O’Reilly St Patrick’s College, Dublin
Elizabeth Oldham Trinity College, Dublin
Eemer Eivers Educational Research Centre
Rachel Perkins Educational Research Centre