Written answers

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Department of Education and Skills

Departmental Data

Photo of Holly CairnsHolly Cairns (Cork South West, Social Democrats)
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291. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of State boards under the remit of her Department or its agencies in tabular form; the number of members of each board; the number of women on each board; and the percentage of each board that is made up of women. [49556/21]

Photo of Norma FoleyNorma Foley (Kerry, Fianna Fail)
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The information sought by the Deputy in relation to the 11 State Boards that fall within the remit of my Department, is provided in the attached table.

Name of aegis body Number of board members Number of women on board % of women on board
An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta agus Gaelscolaíochta (COGG)
12
6
50%
Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (CICA)
5
3
60%
Educational Research Centre (ERC)
5
1
20%
National Centre for Guidance Education (NCGE) Management Committee
14
9
64%
National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA)
25
15
60%
National Council for Special Education (NCSE)
13
6
46%
Residential Institutions Redress Board (RIRB)
10
7
70%
Residential Institutions Review Committee (RIRC)
5
1
20%
Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Board (RISF) Caranua
4
1
25%
State Examinations Commission
5
2
40%
The Teaching Council
37
18
49%

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