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Education Authority Board

Group of Members
Education Authority Chief Executive, Gavin Boyd and DE Permanent Secretary, Paul Sweeney with the Chair, Sharon O'Connor, and Members of the Board of the Education Authority

The Board of the Education Authority is made up of 20 members plus the Chair as set out below.

  • 8 political members who were nominated by political parties according to the D’Hondt mechanism;    
  • 4 members representative of the interests of the Transferors (the 3 main protestant churches) of controlled schools;
  • 4 members representative of the interests of the Trustees of maintained schools;
  • 1 member representative of the interests of Integrated schools;
  • 1 member representative of the interests of Irish medium schools;
  • 1 member representative of the interests of Voluntary Grammar schools; and
  • 1 member representative of the interests of Controlled Grammar schools


Meet the Education Authority Board Members

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Membership of the Board

SERVICES & INFORMATION

The Education and Library Boards (ELBs) were dissolved on 31 March 2015. The Education Authority was established on 01 April 2015 and is now responsible for all of the operational functions previously carried out by the five ELBs in accordance with the Education Orders.

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