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Stages of the Code of Practice

This section provides an explanation about the different stages of the Code of Practice.

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29/10/2018

Provisional Criteria for Statutory Assessments and Statements

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.

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30/10/2018

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

A Resource to Support Children with Special Educational Needs

As Part of the Department of Education’s Review of Special Educational Needs and Inclusion, Capacity Building Programme, the Resource File was published in 2012 to assist teachers and the education workforce to support children with special educational needs in schools.

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24/10/2018

Internal Audit - Principal

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30/10/2018

Pre-School Education Programme

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.

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24/10/2018

Food Hygiene

All school meals premises are registered with the environmental health department at its local Council. 

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26/09/2018

Department of Education Guidance for Special Educational Needs Framework

Listed below are links to the Code of Practice and Supplement, and to other relevant SEN guidance/resource information which schools may find helpful.

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29/10/2018

Changes to the SEN Framework

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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19/10/2018

Community planning

Community planning aims to improve the connection between regional, local and neighbourhood levels through partnership working and more integrated use of resources, with a focus on collaboration between organisations for the benefit of citizens.

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20/10/2018

Counselling

The Independent Counselling Service for Schools is funded by the Department of Education and has been operating since 2007.

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01/10/2018

Regional Advisory Group

Priorities for Youth policy mandated the establishment of a Regional Advisory Group (RAG) and the development of a 3 year Regional Youth Development Plan (RYDP) with representation from young people, voluntary organisations and other government departments assisted by the statutory partners. 

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07/11/2018

Organisational Structure

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.

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28/10/2018

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

Education Authority Board

The Education Authority became operational on 1 April 2015 in accordance with the provisions of the Education Act (Northern Ireland) 2014.

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23/10/2018

Useful Links

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30/10/2018

SEN Launch 24 April 2018

SEN Launch

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10/11/2018