The Education Committee meets between three and seven times a year to discuss matters referred by Standing Committee and on ongoing educational policy developments and concerns. Moira Leydon, AGS Education & Research provides the professional support for the work of the Committee including drafting reports and policy documents.

The members of the ASTI Education Committee are:

  • Jimmy Staunton (Chairperson) (Sligo Branch)
  • Margaret Kent (Fermoy Branch)
  • Anne Loughnane (Carbery Branch)
  • Mary Lyndon (Roscrea Branch)
  • Joe Moran (Tipperary Branch)
  • Jim Ahern (Kilkenny Branch)
  • Mark Walshe (Dublin North West Branch)
  • Christina Henehan (West Mayo Branch)
  • Sally Maguire - President
  • Philip Irwin - Vice President
  • Pat King - General Secretary 
  • Moira Leydon - ASTI Education Officer 

Meetings of the Committee

The Education Committee has up to seven meetings per year, including two all day meetings for which substitution is provided. Reports on work of the Committee are forwarded to Standing Committee after each meeting. The Assistant General Secretary, Education / Research, provides the professional support for the work of the Committee including preparation of materials and drafting of documents.

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