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.
As part of the week of events celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees in Northern Ireland, the Education Authority’s Intercultural Education Service (IES) interviewed author and illustrator Helen Patuck who has created many wonderful resources for refugee and other newcomer children.
The Education Authority’s Admissions, Digital Transformation and ICT Teams have been named as a finalist in the Digital Leaders 100 Awards 2020, which celebrate the best in UK digital transformation.
We are committed to ensuring all members of the community are able to access important information and contact us during these challenging times. EA’s Disability Champion, Board Member Oliver McMullan has been working with officers to put in place appropriate measures members of the deaf community can access information
Tuesday, 28th April 2020
At a meeting of the Teachers’ Negotiating Committee (TNC) this morning, Management Side and the Northern Ireland Teachers’ Council (NITC) formally ratified an agreement to resolve the long running industrial dispute of teachers’ pay and workload.
Joint Statement from Management Side of the Teachers’ Negotiating Committee and the Northern Ireland Teaching Council (NITC)
Wednesday, 8th April 2020
At a meeting of the Teachers’ Negotiating Committee (TNC) this morning (Wednesday 8th April), and following receipt of the appropriate approvals from the Department of Education and the Department of Finance, Management Side submitted a formal offer to the NITC to resolve the long running industrial dispute of teachers’ pay and workload.
Wednesday, 20th March 2020
Our office buildings are currently closed to visitors unless by prior appointment only.
Please confirm any future appointments in advance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday 11 February 2020
The Education Authority (EA) is proud to support Safer Internet Day on 11th February 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.