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The first sod on the new Woodburn Primary School building was turned at a ceremony to mark the start of construction of the £2.8m school.
A campaign to encourage applications to the role of school governors launched at the end of January. Schools across Northern Ireland are looking for skilled volunteers to become part of their team.
09 May 2018
EA Chief Executive Gavin Boyd writes to parents of children at Belfast Special Schools
As the first round of EA’s meetings with parents comes to an end, EA Chief Executive, Gavin Boyd has written to parents of children in special schools in Belfast to provide further reassurance that there is no predetermined outcome in relation to future investment in special schools in Belfast and that EA will continue to listen to their views.
Principal of Rossmar School today welcomed visitors to the site of the new school to cut the first sod. This marks the beginning of the construction work to bring the exciting plans for the £11.51m school to life.
Pupils and staff from Strandtown Primary School welcomed education officials and special guests to the East Belfast school for a ceremonial sod-cutting to mark the start of work on a new £4m 12-classroom extension.
The Department of Education has announced the appointment of two new members to the Education Authority Board.
High-profile entertainer David Meade has hailed the ‘incredible work’ which goes on at Banbridge’s Donard School as he declared its new £1million refurbishment and extension officially open.
Two of Ballyclare’s best known educational figures were honoured today when two new buildings at Ballyclare Secondary School were named in their honour.
The £3.7m MacConnell Building and McCrea Suite include state-of-the art Home Economics suite, English and Geography Departments, a Performing Arts suite as well as a new entrance hall. The refurbishment and extension was funded by the Department of Education’s School Enhancement Programme.
As part of Good Relations Week, 13 schools from across Belfast and Derry-Londonderry have been recognised for achieving ‘School of Sanctuary’ status. A school of sanctuary provides a welcoming, inclusive and safe space where each child thrives and cultural diversity is celebrated.
Young people led the way at a major conference aimed at showcasing Youth Service provision and identifying key initiatives to support young people across Northern Ireland.
The Education Authority (EA) in partnership with Inspire Workplaces today (Tuesday 2 October) hosted a Wellbeing Conference for school principals in Northern Ireland.
Education Authority (EA) Chairperson Sharon O’Connor has officially opened the new £1million hydrotherapy pool which Principal John Madden has hailed as an ‘invaluable addition’ to facilities at Roddensvale School in Larne.
The official opening of the new £20m Castle Tower School took place on Wednesday 27 June when education officials and special guests joined staff and pupils at the Ballymena special school to mark the occasion.
EA Calls for More Funds For Schools and for Transformation of the Education System.
The Education Authority (EA) has celebrated the completion of three outdoor play space and eco garden projects at St John the Baptist Primary School, St Kevin’s Primary School and St Teresa’s Nursery School. The projects delivered by EA have transformed the outdoor play areas at the three schools improving school facilities and enhancing the learning experience for children and young people.
It was a milestone occasion for the pupils and staff of Parkhall Integrated College in Antrim today as the new £20m school was officially opened by Education Authority Chairperson Sharon O’Connor.
The Education Authority (EA) Director of Education John Collings has reassured parents in the Craigavon area that no decision has been made in relation to proposed changes to the two-site campus of Craigavon Senior High School.
The Education Authority (EA) is encouraging school principals to help shape its delivery of Maintenance and Minor Works Services to schools.
The Education Authority (EA) has welcomed the Department of Education’s approval to progress plans to address pressing accommodation needs in 25 schools through their School Enhancement Programme.
In April last year, Education Authority (EA) published Providing Pathways – A Strategic Area Plan for School Provision 2017-2020. The 2018-19 action plan, published today, is the second of three accompanying annual plans which identify the schemes to be brought forward over the next 12 months.