Information for parents, guardians, carers, children and young people.
The Department of Education and the Education Authority have a statutory duty to “encourage, facilitate and support” Integrated Education.
Information on Irish Medium Education (IME) available in Northern Ireland.
Information on the procedures for pre-school/school admissions.
Find out more about the types of schools in Northern Ireland.
NI Direct lists school closures due to severe weather or other unexpected events in Northern Ireland.
Information and guidance for parents, carers and schools to support improved outcomes for children and young people with special educational needs.
Information on school meal provision.
The Getting Ready to Learn programme aims to support pre-school education providers to encourage and develop parental involvement in children's early learning.
The Department of Education has a statutory duty to “encourage, facilitate and promote” the development of Shared education. The Education Authority embraces every opportunity to support DE in fulfilling this duty.
The Intercultural Education Service helps schools to meet the additional educational needs of pupils from our target communities: Traveller; Newcomer; Asylum-Seekers; Refugees and Roma.
This page provides useful resources on support available for parents and families.
A number of publications are available which provide additional information and advice.
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