Structure of the Council

The Council comprises these 37 members:

  • 11 primary teachers, nine of whom are elected and two of whom are teacher union nominees
  • 11 post-primary teachers, seven of whom are elected and four of whom are teacher union nominees
  • 2 nominated by colleges of education
  • 2 nominated by specified third-level bodies
  • 4 nominated by school management (two primary and two post-primary)
  • 2 nominated by parents’ associations (one primary and one post-primary)
  • 5 nominated by the Minister for Education and Skills, including one representing each of IBEC and ICTU.