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Pension EstimatorThe Department of Education administers pension schemes for:

  • Teaching Staff (primary, secondary and community and comprehensive schools) and
  • Non Teaching Staff (special needs assistants, certain clerical officers and certain caretakers in primary schools).

The Department also has an advisory and regulatory role in relation to pension schemes in ETBs, Institutes of Technology, Universities, Colleges of education and certain education bodies.

Please select from the options below for information on your pension:


Retirement Pack Documents are available for download here


Information and application forms for teachers and non-teaching staff planning to retire in 2021


Pensions Information for Teachers in Primary, Secondary and Community & Comprehensive Schools


Pensions Information for Special Needs Assistants, Clerical Officers and certain Caretakers in Primary Schools


Single Public Service Pension Scheme

Information for Members of the Single Pension Scheme who joined the public service on or after 1 January 2013

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