Léargas operates under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills. The Léargas Executive Director reports to a Board appointed by the Minister for Education and Skills. Internally, Léargas is divided into four units: Operations and Finance, Schools and VET Client Services, Youth and Adult Education Client Services, and Communications.
The Léargas Board comprises the following members:
Michael McLoughlin (Chairperson)
The National Centre for Guidance in Education operates under the aegis of Léargas and reports to its own Board, also appointed by the Minister.