In 1989 the Belfast Education and Library Board opened a resources and training centre at Ulidia with the aim of bringing together, in comfortable and pleasant surroundings, In-service training facilities for teachers’ and the resources of the Schools’ Library Service and Northern Ireland Educational Film Library. The centre also incorporates the Peripatetic Support Service and the Education Welfare Service for south and east Belfast.
The board is determined to develop the best possible service to meet the training and resources needs of teachers under the requirements of the Education Reform Order and the local management of schools. The centre has had a lift installed to enable easy access to all facilities for the less able bodied.
Ulidia offers all forms of training required by personnel from schools, colleges and the board, including programmes for Boards of Governors. Around 3,500 people visit Ulidia in a month.
Based in Ulidia is the:
When booking a room please state all your requirements and give approximate numbers for the meeting / course. Numbers for lunches / scones must be confirmed at least 2 days before the event. Should a meeting / course be cancelled 2 days notice must be given otherwise the full cost will be incurred.
These are also provided by the school meals
service and again must be requested when booking a room.
Meeting Rooms - Maximum Capacity [all seated with tables and chairs]
Messages for board officers and course participants are taken and placed on the blue message board outside the general office - please check this board throughout the day.