Other Sources of Help and Support

Schools exploring transformation can also get advice, guidance and support about the process from the  Department of Education and the Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education.


Department of Education
The Department may provide additional time-bound funding to help schools with the transformation process. Funding from within the Transformation Budget is provided to assist schools with:

•Provision of additional teaching staff to ensure the religious education of the minority community in the school

•Cost of a new school prospectus Provision of in-service training for staff and members of the Board of Governors

•Costs associated with the additional administrative duties required by integrated status

Department of Education
Rathgael House,
Balloo Road, Rathgill,
Bangor, BT19 7PR,
Northern Ireland

T: 028 9127 9279 | F: 028 9127 9100
E: mail@deni.gov.uk | W. www.deni.gov.uk


Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education
The Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE) was established in 1987 to develop integrated education.The organisation has worked with parent groups assisting in the establishment and ongoing support of 40 Grant Maintained Integrated Schools and has supported the successful transformation of 22 schools to Controlled Integrated status – the work achieved has been ground breaking. NICIE looks forward to supporting any new schools applying for transformation.

25 College Gardens,
Belfast, BT9 6BS,
Northern Ireland

T: 028 9097 2910 | F: 028 9087 2919
E: info@nicie.org.uk | W: www.nicie.org

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