Education Authority Board

The Education Authority became operational on 1 April 2015 in accordance with the provisions of the Education Act (Northern Ireland) 2014.

EA BoardThe Board of the Education Authority is made up of 20 members plus the Chair as set out below. 

  • 8 political members who were nominated by political parties according to the D’Hondt mechanism;    
  • 4 members representative of the interests of the Transferors (the 3 main Protestant churches) of Controlled schools;
  • 4 members representative of the interests of the Trustees of Catholic Maintained schools;
  • 1 member representative of the interests of Integrated schools;
  • 1 member representative of the interests of Irish medium schools;
  • 1 member representative of the interests of Voluntary Grammar schools; and
  • 1 member representative of the interests of Controlled Grammar schools
Last upated: 23/10/2018