Intercultural Education Service (IES)

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.

We provide advice, guidance and focused support to schools, families and other educational support services to help meet our Education Authority main aims:

"To give our children and young people the best start in life and to provide a high quality education for every child"

Education in Northern Ireland Videos

This series of videos has been created to help parents, particularly Newcomer families who may be refugee-experienced, with issues they may encounter when their children first attend school and throughout their education. Children and young people may also find them helpful. To watch the video with subtitles, click on your home language below.

Last updated: 14/09/2020