The Department of Education and Skills is responsible for education in the Republic of Ireland. This website provides information for learners, parents, education staff, schools and colleges.
The Teaching Council of Ireland is a statutory body responsible for promoting and regulating the teaching profession in the interests of the public good, while upholding and enhancing the reputation and status of the profession. This website contains information on teacher registration, codes of professional conduct for teachers, teacher vetting, fitness to teach, teacher education and education research.
The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) is a statutory body responsible for improving the quality of education at early childhood, primary and post-primary levels through curriculum and assessment reform. This website gives access to curricula for early childhood, primary school and post-primary school. Information about developments in curriculum and assessment is also provided.
National Council for Special Education (NCSE) is a statutory body responsible for the delivery of education services to persons with special educational needs (SEN) with particular emphasis on children. This website contains information about national policy, resource allocations, guidelines for schools and advice for parents.