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Education Authority

The Education Authority (EA) was established on 1 April 2015 and replaces the five Education and Library Boards and the Staff Commission for Education and Library Boards. The EA has responsibility for education, youth and library services throughout Northern Ireland with a headquarters and five regional offices.

Initially there will be no change to how services are provided. The five regional offices are located at the sites of the former Education and Library Boards and will continue to deliver the same services as the former Boards within their geographic areas.

Chief Executive’s Office

Point of contact Education Authority Chief Executive’s Office
Address Forestview
Purdy’s Lane
Belfast
BT8 7AR
Phone number 028 9069 4964
Fax 028 9063 4979
Email address info@eani.org.uk
Website www.eani.org.uk

Belfast Region

Point of contact Education Authority Belfast Region
Address 40 Academy Street
Belfast
BT1 2NQ
Phone number 028 9056 4000

North Eastern Region

Point of contact Education Authority North Eastern Region
Address County Hall
182 Galgorm Road
Ballymena
BT42 1HN (main entrance via Sourhill Road)
Phone number 028 2565 3333

South Eastern Region

Point of contact Education Authority South Eastern Region
Address Grahamsbridge Road
Dundonald
Belfast
BT16 2HS
Phone number 028 9056 6200
Fax 028 9056 6266

Southern Region

Point of contact Education Authority Southern Region
Address 3 Charlemont Place
The Mall
Armagh
BT61 9AX
Phone number 028 3751 2200

Western Region

Point of contact Education Authority Western Region
Address 1 Hospital Road
Omagh
BT79 0AW
Phone number 028 8241 1411
Fax 028 8211 1400