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EA Events - School Principals

Welcome to the EA Events Live page. Here you will find details of upcoming events for school principals. 

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01/11/2018

Internal Audit - Principal

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30/10/2018

Schools of Sanctuary

The Schools of Sanctuary programme is an award scheme being piloted in the Urban Villages areas of Belfast and Derry/Londonderry with support from the Northern Ireland Executive’s Urban Villages Initiative, the Belfast City of Sanctuary Group and the Intercultural Education Service (IES).

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25/10/2018

Model Hospitality Policy for Schools

The Chief Executive, as Accounting Officer, is primarily responsible for ensuring that the Education Authority’s (EA) approach to the use of public funds is appropriate, prudent and used for the purposes intended.

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24/10/2018

School Closures

NiDirect lists school closures due to severe weather or other unexpected events in Northern Ireland.  

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29/10/2018

Special Educational Needs General Information

The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 will reform how children with Special Educational Needs are identified and supported.

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29/10/2018

Videos & Presentations

A series of online programmes will be available to help support staff, schools, governors and education sector stakeholders to prepare for GDPR. 

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23/10/2018

Manual for Principals and Governors

Ensuring a healthy and safe environment for staff, pupils, and visitors is an essential part of any school manager’s responsibility and to do this successfully, an effective health and safety management system should be in place.  

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10/11/2018

Local Management of Schools

Schools have been allocated a budget allocation calculated using the Common Funding formula. This budget allocation is delegated to Board of Governors and Principals to enable them to manage schools effectively by using the resources to meet the needs and priorities they have identified.

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29/09/2018

School Development Service

The School Development Service (SDS) delivers high quality strategic support and challenge to school principals, Boards of Governors and school staff in order to ensure that standards are raised and education outcomes for children and young people are improved.

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15/11/2018

Legislation Relevant to Special Educational Needs

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.

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24/10/2018

Official Opening Guidelines for Controlled Schools

To ensure consistency of approach in relation to official openings and to help maximise positive publicity we have produced some guidelines to support and advise schools in the planning and management of official openings.

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29/10/2018

EA Engagement Event

EA Board Members & reps engaged with school leaders & members of the local community at a Board Community Engagement Event in Lisnaskea. Listen to EA Chair Sharon O'Connor and Principal of Saint Kevin's College, Gary Kelly to hear more about the event.

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13/11/2018

Teaching Appointments Scheme Online Learning

Our short videos on the Teaching Appointments Scheme serve to extend the support and training provided to principals and governors in controlled schools.

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24/10/2018

Why become a School Governor?

Governors have a wide range of managerial responsibilities and play a central role in the planning, development, monitoring and evaluation of all aspects of school life.

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19/10/2018

Managing School Complaints

Introduction of a revised Model School Complaints Procedure

As you may be aware, from 1st April 2017 the remit of the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman (NIPSO) has included the investigation of complaints from members of the public in relation to maladministration in publicly-funded schools.

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17/10/2018

Managing a Critical Incident

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09/11/2018

School Development Planning

The School Development Plan (SDP) is a strategic plan for improvement.

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24/10/2018

Templates and Guides

The ‘ea Think Data’ resource hub has been developed for all staff, schools, youth groups, governors and education sector stakeholders to prepare for GDPR.

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30/10/2018