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by Marks
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:50 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: VECs want greater admin role in state schools
Replies: 97
Views: 32708

Re: VECs want greater admin role in state schools

The Irish Education system is being challenged at the UN through the NGO Alliance (FLAC). Of course it is only one of the areas that is being challenged. Ireland are bound to report to the UN and Council of Europe every few years. Each report comes under the various Conventions that Ireland has rati...
by Marks
Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: VECs want greater admin role in state schools
Replies: 97
Views: 32708

Re: VECs want greater admin role in state schools

Unfortunately sitting in the back of the religious instruction class does not secure you the right and duty to provide, for the religious and moral, and social education of your child (Article 42.1. Irish Constitution) - this Article includes the right not to hold any religion. Nothwithstanding the ...
by Marks
Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:54 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: VECs want greater admin role in state schools
Replies: 97
Views: 32708

Re: VECs want greater admin role in state schools

To understand how the VEC sector is run it is possible to get a handbood from the IVEA. It is called "Vocational Education Committees and Boards of Management of Schools and Community Colleges". There are different types of VEC schools which come under the VEC Act 1930 as amended. There is no refere...