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Minister appoints Chair Designate to Education and Skills Authority



Announcing the appointment of Seán Hogan the Minister said: “This appointment is a significant step in the establishment of the Education and Skills Authority. I congratulate Seán on his appointment and look forward to working with him in tackling the challenges ahead.

“This is an exciting time in education as we work to implement a progressive reform programme for the benefit of all in our schools. The establishment of the ESA will see a fundamental reform in the administration of education. ESA will play a key role in improving the delivery of education to our children and young people and raising standards at all levels. I know that Seán’s skills and experience will enable him to make a valuable contribution to education.”

Speaking about his appointment, Mr Hogan said: “I am very pleased to have been appointed Chairperson (Designate) of the Education and Skills Authority. I believe education has the power to open doors at every stage in life. We need to ensure the highest standards in education are available to all and I look forward to contributing as we begin a new chapter in the future of our schools”


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