Educational supports

Financial help with going to school
There are several schemes to help with the costs of going to school.

Visiting Teacher Service
The Department of Education operates a Visiting Teacher Service for deaf children and children with visual impairments.

Resources for non-English-speaking pupils
This document describes the educational supports for non-English-speaking students in primary and post-primary schools.

Psychological assessment at school
The National Educational Psychological Service provides psychological services in primary and post-primary schools.

Educational arrangements for Travellers
This document provides information on the arrangements in place for the education of Traveller children

Assistive technology grant for students with disabilities
This document describes a scheme that provides a grant to schools to allow them to buy equipment for students with disabilities at post-primary level.

Early school leavers programmes
There are a number of education schemes for young people and others who have left school without a recognised qualification.

Schools and information technology
This document outlines the development and support of information and communications technology in schools.