Parish Education Board (PEB)
What is the Parish Education Board?
The purpose of the Parish Education Board (PEB) is to:
- Act as an advisory body to the Parish Priest and Principal on matters concerning the parish primary school.
- Provide a link between the Parish Priest, Principal, teachers and parishioners in relation to the provisions of Catholic education in the school.
- Promote community development by fostering a strong interrelationship between parish and parish primary school, Catholic secondary colleges and pre-schools.
The PEB provides a structured opportunity for sharing of information, advice and support amongst all relevant parties.
The PEB shall ensure student welfare is considered when taking into account any decision around the educational initiatives, social and emotional needs of the students.
What do the PEB do?
The PEB meet six times a year. The meetings are focused on supporting the goals in the School Improvement Plan, exploring school based data and compliance matters such as Child Safety and Policy development.
Some of the functions of the PEB include:
- Provide advice to the Principal and Parish Priest as requested.
- Act as a forum and parent feedback/input mechanism for discussion on matters concerning education in the school.
- Provide advice on the development and review of school policies.
- Work in collaboration with other parish activities.
How do you get involved?
Parents should express their interest to be involved in the PEB to the Principal or Parish Priest throughout the school year.
At discretion of the Principal and Parish Priest, invitations will be made to interested parents in Term 3 or 4 for the next year to fill vacancies.