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A complete list of EA circulars from May 2015.
Managing a critical incident in your school.

Beginning Teachers

The link above will take you to the Education Authority’s Induction and Early Professional Development website.

Development Proposals

A Development Proposal (DP) is required under Article 14 of the Education and Libraries (NI) Order 1986 before any significant change can be made to a school.  

Teaching Appointments Scheme

The Transitional Teaching Appointments Scheme for all controlled schools in Northern Ireland was agreed by the Board of the Education Authority on 30 April 2015.

Traveller Education Support Service

The Traveller Education Support Service provides advice, guidance and focused support to schools and to parents and pupils from the Traveller community as part of the Children & Young People’s Services.


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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