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Keep up to date with the latest news from the Education Authority

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    Notice: EA offices closed to visitors

    Our office buildings are currently closed to visitors unless by prior appointment only.

    Please confirm any future appointments in advance.

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    Schools to close

    Thursday, 19 March 2020
     

    The Department of Education has confirmed that schools, pre-schools and statutory nurseries will close at the end of the day on Friday 20th March for all pupils and children.

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    Ministers lend their support to schools ‘PROUD’ competition

    Wednesday 04 March 2020

    The Minister for Education and Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) have lent their support to the Education Authority’s schools ‘PROUD’ competition inviting pupils to investigate the use and disposal of single use plastic in their schools.

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    Dungannon Primary Schools celebrate success together

    Tuesday 03 March 2020

    Pupils from Dungannon Primary School and St. Patrick’s 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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    Public Health Agency update:COVID-19 (coronavirus)

    Tuesday 25 February 2020

    Parents and schools should keep up to date with the advice issued by the PHA which is regularly updated on their website.

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    EA Congratulates Professional Qualification in Headship Graduates

    Wednesday 12 February 2020

    Teachers from across Northern Ireland gathered together for a graduation ceremony to receive the Professional Qualification in Headship award which equips aspiring school leaders with strategic leadership and management skills.

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    Education Authority supports Safer Internet Day 2020

    Tuesday 11 February 2020

    The Education Authority (EA) is proud to support Safer Internet Day on 11th February 2020.

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    Registration for Regional and Local Voluntary Organisations

    Monday 20 January 2020

    The Education Authority (EA) Youth Service is pleased to announce registration for Regional and Local Voluntary Youth Organisations is open. Registration with EA provides voluntary youth organisations with the opportunity to apply for Youth Service funding.

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    Online Recruitment is now live for schools

    Thursday 9 January 2020

    Online Recruitment is now live for schools. Anyone applying for an EA school – based post or a teaching position in a controlled school can now do it easily and online.

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    EA Highlights Importance of Audit and Risk Assurance

    Friday 20 December 2019

    The Education Authority’s Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (ARAC) highlighted the important work of the Committee and the Audit Team in delivering effective governance for EA.

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    Celebration of Full Attendance at School

    Tuesday 17 December 2019

    Pupils from fourteen schools across Northern Ireland were honoured at a special event on Monday 16 December 2019, to celebrate the completion of their school journey without missing a single day.

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    Tribute paid to School Governors across Northern Ireland

    Friday 13th December 2019

    The Education Authority (EA), Department of Education (DE) and Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) have been paying tribute to school governors, the people who make up one of the largest groups of volunteers in Northern Ireland.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Education Authority Launches New Competition to Reduce Plastic Waste in Schools

    Monday 9 December 2019

    The Education Authority (EA) in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), Queens University Belfast, Department of Education (DE) and Eco Schools (KNIB) have launched a new competition which invites Key Stage 2 (P5 to P7) and Key Stage 3 (Year 8 to Year 10) school pupils to investigate the use and disposal of single-use plastics in their school.

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    Education Authority 'Giving Back' with new Christmas Family Appeal Partnership

    Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

    More than 110,000 children live in poverty in Northern Ireland and the Education Authority is this year ‘giving back’ to help the Christmas Family Appeal with St Vincent de Paul (SVP) and The Salvation Army, so vulnerable children can wake up to a gift on Christmas Day.

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    Launch of T: BUC Camps Programme 2020-2021

    The Executive Office, in partnership with the Education Authority (EA), is inviting applications from groups, to deliver a T: BUC Camps Programme in 2020-2021.

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    EA to Exhibit at Skills NI

    Thursday, 14th November 2019

    The Education Authority is delighted to be exhibiting at the 2019 Skills NI Exhibition, which is the biggest careers event in Northern Ireland for 14 – 19 year old students.

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    New State-of-the Art Enniskillen Model Primary School Underway

    Wednesday, 13th November 2019

    Pupils and staff from Enniskillen Model Primary School welcomed education officials and special guests to their school for a ceremonial sod-cutting to mark the start of work on a new two storey building, with 14 classrooms and a two classroom Language Centre with further support accommodation.

Last updated: 11/02/2020