Education Act 1998

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Education Act 1998

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Author: Government of Ireland

Publisher: Office of the Attorney General

Date: 1998

Geographic Coverage: Ireland

Type of Resource: Law (International, Regional and/or Domestic)

Sector/setting: Government

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? No

Type of participation: N/A

Availability: Open Access

Keywords: Education act



An act to make provision in the interests of the common good for the education of every person in the state, including any person with a disability or who has other special educational needs, and to provide generally for primary, post-primary, adult and continuing education and vocational education and training; to ensure that the education system is accountable to students, their parents and the state for the education provided, respects the diversity of values, beliefs, languages and traditions in irish society and is conducted in a spirit of partnership between schools, patrons, students, parents, teachers and other school staff, the community served by the school and the state.