Schools Financial and ETB Financial & Administrative Personnel Section

Who we are

The role of the Schools Financial and ETB Financial & Administrative Personnel Section is to support a high quality inclusive school education system within the primary and post primary sectors.

The section discharges a range of operational, resourcing and support functions relating to the payment of grants to first and second level schools and Education and Training Boards (ETBs), and performs a range of personnel and staff relations functions in respect of Community & Comprehensive schools and ETBs.

It administers a range of grants relating to children and adults with special educational needs, including the payment of grants to parents in receipt of home tuition.

What we do

ETB Financial and Administrative Personnel Section

  • We discharge a range of operational, resourcing and support functions relating to ETB post primary schools and head offices.
  • We support the personnel function of ETBs in relation to the administrative and maintenance staff in ETB post primary schools and head offices.
  • We administer funding to enable the payment of pensions and retirement gratuities to former staff of ETBs and Institutes of Technology.
  • We promote governance and accountability in ETBs, in accordance with Government financial procedures and statutory requirements.

Special Needs and Tuition Grants Section

We administer the payment of various grants such as the:

  • Home Tuition Grant Scheme
  • Irish Sign Language Scheme
  • Typing Scheme
  • Assistive Technology Grant Scheme for Primary Schools
  • Litigation Payments
  • Payments to ABA schools
  • Payments to the National Council for Special Education.
  • Vocational Training Centres
  • Payments to the National Braille Production Centre
  • Miscellaneous payments to various Organisations.

Visit the Special Needs and Tuition Grants Section page

Central Funds Unit

  • We process the grants payable to primary schools on a monthly basis.

Schools Capitation Section

  • We calculate and pay all Primary and Post Primary Capitation Grants
  • We administer funding to the Secondary Education Committee (SEC), Model Schools, Management Bodies and other Special Disadvantage Initiatives.

Community and Comprehensive (C&C) Section

  • We discharge a range of operational, resourcing and support functions relating to C&C post primary schools
  • We support the personnel function of C&C post primary schools in relation to the administrative and maintenance staff
  • We administer funding to enable the payment of pensions and retirement gratuities to former staff of C&C post primary schools.

Contact

ETB Financial and Administrative Personnel
Email:
Financialvec@education.gov.ie
Phone: (090) 648 3771 / 3769 / 3767/ 4232 / 4233

Special Needs and Tuition Grants

Email:sntg@education.gov.ie

Phone: (090) 648 3750 / 3883 / 3754 / 3884

Central Funds Unit

Email :centralfunds@education.gov.ie

Phone : (090) 648 3854

Community & Comprehensive Schools  

Email: ccfinancial@education.gov.ie

Phone: (090) 648 3954

Voluntary Post Primary Capitation

Phone: (090) 648 3768

Primary School Capitation Grants   

Phone: (090) 648 3971

Address:
Department of Education and Skills, Schools Financial and ETB Financial & Administrative Personnel Section,
Cornamaddy,
Athlone,
County Westmeath,
N37 X659