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.
Highlights on EA
Today, it was announced that Belfast has won the bid to host One Young World in 2023, a global summit that brings together over 2000 young leaders from over 190 countries with the aim of tackling some of the most pressing issues of our time.
Education Authority and Public Health Agency announce Covid-19 rapid testing roll out to all special schools in Northern Ireland.
Thursday, 18th March 2021
The non-invasive saliva-based LAMP (Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification) test is designed to find asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic cases so they can be isolated, along with their contacts, as quickly as possible, therefore reducing the risk of transmission of Covid-19 in schools.
Friday, 5th March 2021
The Education Authority is making a second call to all Outdoor Education Centres, to apply for Covid-relief funding.