Exceptional Ability and the Law: the legal framework for gifted education
Posted on February 13th, 2023
Category: 2023Legal RightsYearbook 2022
The Irish Constitution promises that all children will receive a ‘certain minimum education’. This standard of education is not defined, and it
remains unclear whether it is an objective standard or one tailored to a child’s ability.
Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty’s article examines the needs of students with exceptional ability in Ireland, and the legal rights and supports available to them.