Useful Links and Resources

Links to Education Related Websites and Resources



Curriculum OnlineInformation on the curriculum and subjects from Early Childhood to Leaving Certificate
EGF.IEThe European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) assists EU Member States to provide active labour market supports to workers made redundant (or self-employed people who activity ceases) as a result of changes in world trade due to globalisation or global financial and economic crisis, where the redundancies have a significant impact on the local, regional or national economy.
ESF.IEThe European Social Fund is the European Union’s main financial instrument for helping people seeking employment through investment in education, skills and employment support. 
Education Procurement Services (EPS)The Education Procurement Service (EPS) is the Department of Education & Skills sector sourcing hub and operates as a shared service for the DES, its agencies, the schools sector, Education and Training Boards and the Higher Education Sector. The EPS’ main function is to provide a professional compliant sourcing service for goods and services on behalf of the education sector.
Financial Support Services UnitSupports for school management in complying with the provisions of the Education Act 1998 in terms of transparency, accountability and financial responsibility for State and other funding
Former Residents of Industrial SchoolsInformation for former residents of industrial schools
Further Education and Training Course HubThe Further Education and Training Course Hub provides a centralised search facility for further education and training courses
LanguagesConnect.ieResource for schools and students, helping to spread awareness of the personal, social, professional and economic benefits of language learning
National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and LearningThe role of the Forum is to enhance the teaching and learning for all students in higher education.
Online Patronage Process SystemAllows parents / guardians to express their preference for the model of patronage for new schools in their area
Regional SkillsNetwork of Regional Skills Fora created as part of the Government's National Skills Strategy provides an opportunity for employers and the education and training system to work together to meet the emerging skills needs of their regions.
School transport appealsAppeal decisions under the school transport application process 
Skillnet IrelandA national agency dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland
Scoilnet.ieScoilnet supports Primary and Post-Primary teachers in sharing and finding useful resources for the classroom
Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI)Applying for student grants
www.webwise.ieInternet Safety - Advice and resources for parents and teachers
www.welfare.ieNutrition Standards for the State’s School Meals Programme

Links to Public Service Websites and Resources


Description to government websites, online services and citizens information
Public Service ReformProgramme of reform across the Public Service
ETB/SOLAS Project Management OfficeCo-ordinates and manages the implementation of the reform programme in the Education and Training Sector.
www.radon.ieEnvironmental Protection Agency information to raise awareness of radon. This website has a special section for schools which includes how to have schools tested and remediated for radon.
www.stateboards.ieThe website is the channel used by the PAS to both inform the public of vacancies on State Boards and to collate expressions of interest in those roles.