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Joint Consultative Forum

Joint Consultative Forum

The Joint Consultative Forum (JCF) was established in April 2004. To read the Terms of Reference see the document below.

The JCF was established in partnership with NICEM to provide a framework for consultation on matters relevant to the statutory equality duties in the education sector in Northern Ireland. Membership is open to the community and voluntary sector and trade unions with an interest in the education.



NameJob TitleContact NumberEmail
Cathy LaveryJoint Consultative Forum Secretary028 3751


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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