Tuesday, 27th April 2021
The Education Authority is delighted to announce the launch of the REACH Programme which will provide youth work support for the emotional health and wellbeing of pupils within schools across Northern Ireland.
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.
Joint Statement from Management Side of the Teachers’ Negotiating Committee and the Northern Ireland Teaching Council (NITC)
At a meeting of the Teachers’ Negotiating Committee held today, the Northern Ireland Teachers’ Council (NITC) formally accepted Management Side’s offer for teachers’ pay 2019-20 and 2020-21.
The Education Authority welcomes today’s launch of the Emotional Health and Wellbeing Framework by Education Minister, Peter Weir and Health Minister, Robin Swann.
Thursday, 25th February 2021
The Education Authority (EA) welcomes the publication of the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) Report on Impact Review of Special Educational Needs.
The Education Authority welcomes today’s announcement from the Education Minister, Mr Peter Weir, that funding of £1 million has been secured to provide much needed support to Outdoor Education Centres.
Tuesday, 5th January 2020
Mr Barry Mulholland has today taken up post of Chairperson to the Board of the Education Authority (EA) following a successful public appointments competition.
Congratulations to our Catering service who were winners at the recent APSE awards. The Association for Public Service Excellence Awards highlights excellence in the delivery of frontline services to local communities.
Wednesday, 9th December 2020
This website was created to support teachers through the 2020-2021 academic year and beyond. It aims to promote the reflective practice of the Teacher Professional Learning strategy, supporting teachers to be learning leaders.
Creation of happiness boxes is one of the strategies outlined in an innovative on-line Teacher Professional learning Programme, which was launched by the Education Authority (EA) on 5th November 2020.
We are delighted to be supporting the Christmas Family Appeal again this year. Last year you generously raised over 2300 toys for this Appeal as part of an EA wide campaign.
The Education Authority (EA) has launched the Music Service website, which showcases the inspiring work in nearly 700 schools across Northern Ireland to make music accessible to children and young people.
Wednesday, 4th November 2020
We are delighted to announce the launch of InterpreterNow which enables our deaf and sign language users to communicate directly to schools or to Education Authority (EA) staff using a video relay service.
The Education Authority (EA) is asking parents to help spread the message about the importance of wearing face coverings on all school transport. This comes after the EA delivered over 850,000 face masks to schools across Northern Ireland for pupils who avail of home to school transport.
The Education Authority (EA) is today (Friday 16 October 2020) launching two consultations on an “ambitious programme of change” that aims to transform special educational needs (SEN) provision across Northern Ireland.
The deadline for applying for Further Education Grants has been extended to October 30. If you are aged 19 or over and studying for a full time or part time Level 1, 2 or 3 course help with finance is available, subject to eligibility
We are delighted to be named as a top three finalist in the ‘Digital Public Service Innovation of the Year Award’ for our work on school admissions. Thank you to everyone who voted for us. The awards, organised by Digital Leaders 100, celebrate businesses and organisations who champion and implement meaningful digital transformation.
Kicking off Good Relations Week, 14 more schools in Northern Ireland have been recognised as Schools of Sanctuary in an online celebration event.