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Applications sought for membership of the Independent Review of Education Panel

Department of Education (DE) has announced that the application process for the Review of Education Panel is now open. Panel members will consider and contribute to a comprehensive review of the entire education system in Northern Ireland.

The review will explore three strands:

  1. Education journey and outcomes
  2. Support for settings and schools, funding and governance
  3. ​System level design, delivery and administration

CSSC would encourage you to consider the application process and forward to your Board of Governors and school network. This is an opportunity to shape and influence the future of education in Northern Ireland.

The Department will appoint a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and three Members of the Independent Review of Education Panel.

Further details on the selection criteria, the role responsibilities, remuneration and time commitment are set out in the Information Booklet which is part of the application pack.

How to Apply

Copies of the application pack can be obtained from the Department in the following ways:

Department of Education website

Department of Education email              

Telephone:       (028) 9152 8022

By writing to:   Independent Review of Education Team, Department of Education, 1st Floor, Rathgael House, 43 Balloo Road, Rathgill, Bangor, BT19 7PR.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 4:00pm on 26th March 2021.


5 March 2021