The parent association is the structure through which parents in a school can work together for the best possible education for their children. The parent association works with the principal, staff and the board of management to build effective partnership between the home and school. Partnership between the home and school is important because with positive and active partnership the child gets the best that primary education can offer.
If your parent association or you as an individual would like to join NPC, it is an easy process.
The Parent Association is the structure through which parents/guardians in a school can work together for the best possible education for their children.
A guide to setting up a Parent Association.
The NPC Training & Development Programme runs training for your parent association. Whether your parent association is brand new or just needs a bit of a refresher the T & D programme can help you.
NPC guidelines for parent associations, developed in consultation with parents and parent associations throughout the Country, in accordance with the Education Act 1998, and agreed with the Minister for Education and Science.
A parent association is entitled to open an account in the name of the parent association (PA).