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Consultation on the Review of Transport Eligibility Criteria
The consultation in respect of the Review of Transport Eligibility Criteria has now closed. The EA would like to thank everyone who responded to this consultation exercise.
The Education Authority (EA) is responsible for assessing eligibility for transport assistance in line with the Department of Education (DE) criteria.
The Education Authority adheres to legislation and has due regard to the Code of Practice and the Supplement to the Code in making decisions as to whether or not to proceed with a Statutory Assessment of a child’s special educational needs and then, when statutory assessment has been completed, whether or not to issue a Statement of Special Educational Needs.
Under the Freedom of Information Act you have a right to request any recorded information held by a public authority.
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.
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This section provides an explanation about the different stages of the Code of Practice.
Review of Residential and Outdoor Education Centres
The consultation period for the review of residential and outdoor education ended on Monday 16 November.
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.
Consultation on the Standardisation of Parental Payments
The policy details the current processes with regard to payments made to parents under the Home to School Transport Scheme and outlines a single standardised approach for taking this forward for the Education Authority.
Depending on your issue there are a number of ways to contact us.
Once the Authority maintains a statement of Special Educational Needs on your child, the law states that there must be an Annual Review of the statement.
Fancy beating the traffic, saving petrol money and not worrying about parking when you travel to work? Then check out the Cycle2work scheme.
Resources on issues ranging from case conferences to children affected by the imprisonment of a family member.
Whether your child is starting pre-school, primary or post-primary, our admissions tool will help you find out what you need to know about getting a place at school.