Working Effectively As A Parent Association

The revised version of the guidelines for parent associations is now available. Published by National Parents Council Primary © 2010

‘Working Effectively as a Parent Association’
National Parents Council Primary January 2010
First published 2000, Second edition 2004

These guidelines have been developed, in consultation with parents and parent associations throughout the country, in accordance with the Education Act, 1998 and have been agreed with the Minister for Education and Science.

Contents include:

  1. Introduction - What is a Parent Association (PA); Membership of a PA; Role of a PA
  2. Working in partnership with the Principal, Board of Management, Pupils and Whole School Community
  3. Supporting and Empowering Parents
  4. Establishing a Parent Association
  5. The PA committee and how it functions
  6. Parent Association Finances
  7. Parent Association Constitution 
  8. The AGM
  9. National Parents Council Primary
  10. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  11. Appendices - including sources of information

If you would like to order a copy of ‘Working effectively as a Parent Association’ you can do so online or alternatively you can send a cheque/postal for €10 (includes post and packaging) with your name and address to NPC

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