The Education Authority is responsible for delivering education services across Northern Ireland. It also provides information for pupils whose home language is not English or Irish and who may require additional support in school for this reason.
All pre-school settings, both statutory and voluntary and private settings with funded places, are expected to adhere to the ‘Curricular Guidance for Pre-School Education’. This can be found on this website.
(Special Educational Needs Advice Centre, Northern Ireland). Offers practical information and advice on getting the right help and support in school for children with learning difficulties and special educational needs.
A UK charity that support parents and parents-to-be, babies and pre-school children. Action for Children have been working in Northern Ireland for fifteen years, providing support and services, often working with other agencies to ensure they provide the optimum aid to young people and families when they need it most
A national charity offering a helpline and website advice for parents and carers on all their rights at work including maternity and paternity leave, flexible working, parental leave and in-work benefits.
A charity working with and on behalf of single parent families. They offer all kinds of support and advice from break-ups and grieving to returning to work. You’ll find a wealth of material and fact sheets on their website as well as a dedicated freephone helpline.