Area Planning is the process of strategic planning for primary and post-primary education provision to support the implementation of the Sustainable Schools Policy, Special Schools Area Planning Framework and Framework for Specialist provision in Mainstream Schools.
Information and resources are provided for school Governors, Principals, Designated Teachers/Deputy Designated Teachers and for all EA staff including those with designated safeguarding responsibilities to support them in safeguarding children and young people.
Facilities Management Department has responsibility for the provision of the Education Authority’s frontline services across Building Maintenance, Catering, Premises Management, Cleaning Services, Grounds Maintenance, Quality, Safety, Health and Environment (QSHE).
We advise, deliver guidance, direction and support to schools, families and other educational support services to meet the additional educational needs of Asylum-Seeking, Refugee, Traveller, Roma and other Newcomer pupils.
Supports the Department of Education (DE) funded nurture groups in primary schools across the Education Authority (EA) and manages the Nurture in Education Programme across all education sectors and phases.
The Creative Schools Programme is a programme led by the Education Authority and funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland National Lottery Funds, in partnership with the Urban Villages Initiative.