Services provided by the Department to schools, colleges, further education providers and third level institutions are shown in the table below. Click on the service title for information on the service and details of how to apply.

We also provide information on issues relevant to schools, colleges, further education providers and third level institutions on our Information page.

Allocation of Teachers to Schools

Information and application forms for Schools

Building Works

Construction, extension and refurbishment works, including up to date projects information

DEIS: Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools

Information on DEIS schools and supports available

Foreign Language Assistant

Application to host French, German/Austrian, Spanish and Italian assistants.

Furniture and Equipment

Specifications for Post Primary schools

Further Education and Training

Information on further education and training programmes

Grants and Additional Support

Funding and additional supports to primary and post-primary schools

July Provision School Based Programme

Funding for an extended school year for children with a severe or profound general learning disability or children with autism

National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS)

Information for schools, teachers and parents on the work of NEPS psychologists

On-line Claim System (OLCS)

Information for appointed users of the OLCS

Post Primary Online Database (P-POD)

The P-POD system is a central database for student and some school data which is hosted by the Department

Quality Assurance

Inspections in schools and centres for education


Infomation required by the Department from schools

Roll Books

Maintenance and supply of roll books and attendance books

Skills: National Skills Strategy

Action plan developed as part of the Action Plan for Jobs

Special Education Furniture and Equipment

Grant aid to schools to fund the purchase of equipment for educational purposes for special needs pupils


Circulars in relation to Supervision / Substitution


Online questionnaires for schools, teachers, tutors and parents