Education Authority

The Education Authority is responsible for delivering education services across Northern Ireland.

Interim Strategic Plan

The Education Authority (EA) has published its first Strategic Plan, which sets out the organisation’s vision to ‘inspire, support and challenge all children and young people to be the best that they can be’.

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About Education Authority

EA is responsible for ensuring that efficient and effective primary and secondary education services are available to meet the needs of children and young people, and support for the provision of efficient and effective youth services.

We help with all aspects of your child's journey through education from admission to pre-school, getting transport to school, changing schools, to moving through primary and post-primary. We are also here to help with newcomer issues, special educational needs and provide support whenever you or your child needs it.

 

Highlights on EA

  • Holy Family Primary School and Currie Primary School Photograph

    Holy Family Primary School & Currie Primary School celebrate success together

    Wednesday 11 December 2019

    Pupils from Holy Family Primary School and Currie Primary School have been celebrating together having successfully completed the ‘Shared Future, Shared Goals’ programme, led by the Education Authority (EA), funded by the Shared Education Signature Project.

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    The Sky’s the Limit for Shared Education

    Tuesday 10 November 2019

    Pupils from shared education partnerships across Northern Ireland in Ballynahinch, Belfast, Dungannon and Magherafelt have come together to learn the many skills needed to build an aeroplane, with support from the Education Authority (EA) and the Ulster Aviation Society.

  • Holy Family and Omagh County Primary School Shared Goals Shared Future Image

    Shared Education Partnership schools in Omagh celebrate success

    Monday 9 December 2019

    Pupils from Holy Family Primary School and Omagh County Primary School have been celebrating together having successfully completed the Shared Goals, Shared Future programme, led by the Education Authority (EA), funded by the Shared Education Signature Project.