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Education Library Service Interim Structure
The consultation in respect of the Education Library Service Interim Structure has now closed. The EA would like to thank everyone who responded to this consultation exercise.
Education provides young people with the opportunity to prepare for life. The Education Welfare Service (EWS) is a specialist education support service which seeks to help young people and their families get the best out of the education system.
The Education Library Service supports the DE vision ‘to enable each young person to achieve his/her potential’ and the aim of the Northern Ireland Curriculum ‘to empower young people to achieve their potential and to make informed and responsible decisions throughout their lives’.
School Development Service Interim Structure
The consultation in respect of the School Development Service Interim Structure has now closed. The EA would like to thank everyone who responded to this consultation exercise.
EA Music Service Interim Structure
The consultation in respect of the EA Music Service Interim Structure has now closed. The EA would like to thank everyone who responded to this consultation exercise.
Under the Freedom of Information Act you have a right to request any recorded information held by a public authority.
The Education Authority’s Senior Management structure comprises five directorates and the Chief Executive’s Office. Each Directorate is responsible for a range of services and functions.
EA is responsible for ensuring that efficient and effective primary and secondary education services are available to meet the needs of children and young people, and support for the provision of efficient and effective youth services.
Gavin Boyd was appointed Interim Education Authority Chief Executive in December 2014 by Education Minister John O’Dowd to oversee the change programme to establish the Education Authority.
The EA's Interim Strategic Plan 2017-2027 reflects our Vision, Mission, Values and Strategic Priorities.
A pre-publication consultation seeks the views of those most directly affected by the proposed changes at a local level.
In the majority of cases, the legislation covers areas other than special educational needs. Only the relevant parts for Special Educational Needs are mentioned for ease of reference. The legislation is provided most recent first.
The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 will reform how children with Special Educational Needs are identified and supported.
Transition is a time of change when a child, with the support of their family, makes decisions as to which path to follow as they move from educational provision to adult life.
The Pre-School Education Support Service carries out the operational and administration functions of the Pre-School Education Programme (PSEP). Here you will find all documents associated with the administration of the PSEP.
The Special Educational Needs Early Years Inclusion Service (SENEYIS) aims to promote the optimum development of pre-school children with special educational needs by providing support to children, families and pre-school settings.
The Education Authority is committed to fully involving staff, service users, local communities and the wider public in the planning and development of services.