Controlled (nursery, primary, special, secondary and grammar schools) are under the management of the schools Board of Governors and the employing authority is the Education Authority (EA).
The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) is a non-statutory body, providing services in supporting and representing the controlled education sector.
CSTS is a non-statutory body which provides professional assistance to the Trustees of Catholic-managed schools in support of DE policies.
- Home - Catholic Schools Trustee Service (catholiceducation-ni.org)
- Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS)
Comhairle na Gaelscolaíochta (CnaG) is the NDPB set up to encourage and promote Irish-medium education.
Other Maintained Schools
Primary, special and secondary.
Voluntary (grammar) and Integrated Schools
GBA is a non-statutory body which provides professional assistance to the voluntary grammar schools in support of DE policies.
- Governing Bodies Association Northern Ireland – Representing the interests of voluntary grammar schools in Northern Ireland. (gbani.org)
The Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE) is the NDPB set up to encourage and promote integrated education.
Institutions of Further and Higher Education
For more information relating to Colleges of Further Education you can visit: