Services provided by the Department to parents and guardians are shown in the table below. Click view for information on the service and details of how to apply.

We also provide information on issues relevant to parents and guardians on our Information page.

Appeal against permanent Exclusion, Suspension or Refusal to Enrol

How to make an appeal under Section 29 of the Education Act


Home Tuition

The purpose of the Home Tuition Scheme is to provide a compensatory educational service for children who, for a number of reasons, are unable to attend school

July Provision

Funding for additional school or home based tuition for the month of July for children with a severe or profound general learning disability or children with autism.

National Educational Psyshological Services (NEPS)

NEPS psychologists work with schools and are concerned with learning, behaviour, social and emotional development of pupils.

Remote Area Boarding Grant

Transport scheme for second level pupils wo live outside the range of public transport services

School Transport

Primary, Post-Primary and Special Needs school transport schemes

 Visiting Teacher Service

Support for children who ae deaf/hard of hearing and for children who are blind/visually impaired

 Find a School

Find a list of schools in an area and see information about the school including any inspection reports published

 More Topics

More topic relevant to parents and guardians

Irish Sign Language (ISL) Tuition Scheme

The Irish Sign Language (ISL) scheme is made available to provide funding for a weekly tuition service

 Typing Tuition Scheme

Typing Tuition is available to visually impaired pupils on the recommendation of the Visiting Teacher for the Visually Impaired


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