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Area Planning: In September 2011, the Education Minister commissioned the Board, working in close conjunction with CCMS and other school sectors, to commence a process of collective, strategic planning for area provision.

Schools Branch: Schools Branch Officers are involved in the strategic management and planning of nursery, primary and post-primary school provision across the Board’s area.

Causeway School Museum: The Causeway School Museum, situated beside the Giant’s Causeway, was built in 1915 and designed by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis of Portmeirion fame.

Extended Schools: The Extended School targets not only the pupils of statutory school age, but the ‘whole’ family, and wider community which it serves.

Health and Safety: The role of the section is to assist the Board in meeting its obligations with respect to the health, safety, welfare and security of all pupils, employees and others on its premises or affected by its undertakings

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The North Eastern Education and Library Board was established in 1973 and its constitution as revised is laid down in the Education and Libraries (NI) Order 1986.

The Board is the local education and library authority for most of County Antrim and the eastern part of County Londonderry comprising the Local Government Districts of Antrim, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Carrickfergus, Coleraine, Larne, Magherafelt, Moyle and Newtownabbey.

182 Galgorm Road, Ballymena, BT42 1HN
Telephone number: 028 2565 3333