|Department of Education|
|Schools exploring transformation can also get advice, guidance and support about the process from the Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education and the Department of Education.The Department may provide additional time-bound funding to help schools with the transformation process. Funding from within the Transformation Budget is provided to assist schools with
•Provision of additional teaching staff to ensure the religious education of the minority community in the school
•Cost of a new school prospectus Provision of in-service training for staff and members of the Board of Governors
•Costs associated with the additional administrative duties required by integrated status
Department of Education
Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education
|The Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE) was established in 1987 to develop integrated education.The organisation has worked with parent groups assisting in the establishment and ongoing support of 40 Grant Maintained Integrated Schools and has supported the successful transformation of 22 schools to Controlled Integrated status – the work achieved has been ground breaking. NICIE looks forward to supporting any new schools applying for transformation.