Education Authority

The Education Authority is responsible for delivering education services across Northern Ireland.

Latest News

  • a kee award


    Arlene Kee, Assistant Director of Youth Services for EA has been inducted into Amizade’s Hall of Fame during its 25th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraising Event. Amizade is an organisation dedicated to mutual empowerment through service and learning, and is deeply committed to empowering students and communities.

  • Recruitment poster

    Education Authority launches new online recruitment system

    Thursday, 30th May 2019

    The Education Authority (EA) has launched its new online recruitment system.

  • 1

    Unrest in Derry - EA Youth Service statement

    Friday, 24th May 2019

    Following the unrest in Derry last night Arlene Kee, the Education Authority’s Assistant Director of Children and Young People’s Services has issued a statement:

Key tasks

Interim Strategic Plan

The Education Authority (EA) has published its first Strategic Plan, which sets out the organisation’s vision to ‘inspire, support and challenge all children and young people to be the best that they can be’.


About Education 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.

We help with all aspects of your child's journey through education from admission to pre-school, getting transport to school, changing schools, to moving through primary and post-primary. We are also here to help with newcomer issues, special educational needs and provide support whenever you or your child needs it.