Department of Education

Featured

A new state-of-the art sports hall has been officially opened at Victoria College in Belfast. ... more
20 November 2017
Joan McEwan has been appointed as an independent, Non-Executive Member to the Departmental Board of the Department of Ed... more
17 November 2017
The Department of Education has announced the appointment of two new members to its Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPB... more

Our responsibilities

Curriculum and learning

Information to support the delivery of the curriculum in schools, raising standards and school improvement

… more

Pupils and parents

Help and advice for pupils and parents on a range of educational and personal issues is available on nidirect, the government website for he public.

… more

Teaching staff

Teachers' pay and conditions, including pensions and teacher training information

… more

Non-teaching staff

Information for non teaching staff in relation to pay related issues and terms and conditions

… more

Schools and infrastructure

Types of schools, schools’ management, transport to school, school admissions policy, area planning, and health and safety in schools.

… more

Support and development

Support on issues including child protection and safeguarding, school meals and keeping children safe online

… more

Statistics and research

Publications produced by Statistics and Research Team on behalf of the Department

… more

Good Relations and Social Change

Good relations and social change, building a united community.

… more


Our documents

Access to information

How to request information from the Department of Education including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.


Management and structure

The Department of Education is headed by the Minister of Education, whose principal advisor is the Permanent Secretary, Derek Baker ... more

Contact us

Rathgael House
Balloo Road
Rathgill
Bangor
BT19 7PR

Telephone: 028 9127 9279
Email: DE.DEWebMail@education-ni.gov.uk

Alternatively contact us using our feedback form.

Back to top