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This webpage advertises teaching and non-teaching recruitment opportunities across the Education Authority.

Free School Meals/School Uniform/Physical Education Clothing grants are subject to Department of Education (DE) /Department for the Economy (DfE) criteria and Education Authority approval.  

The Student Finance Section is responsible for processing support applications and financial assessments from eligible domiciled students undertaking higher education courses.

For information about school admissions procedures and application forms, please contact your regional Education Authority office.  

This section is responsible for the provision of home to school transport and the school crossing patrol service.

Get Advice on Special Education

The Special Education service provides advice, information and support to schools and parents.

Manage a Critical Incident

Information on how to manage critical incidents in schools.

Further Education awards are available for some approved Further Education courses which do not attract support under the Student Support Regulations.


The Education and Library Boards (ELBs) were dissolved on 31 March 2015. The Education Authority was established on 01 April 2015 and is now responsible for all of the operational functions previously carried out by the five ELBs in accordance with the Education Orders.

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