Adviser for Special Education
The special education team are part of the wider school support service. The support staff provides training, support and advice to teachers working with mainstream and special education schools.
Schools are provided with support and guidance in the implementation of the Code of Practice for special educational needa and the promotion and implementation of the Belfast Education and Library Board's special education needs policy. The officers have a wide range of experience in the development of literacy and numeracy and the officers provide support and guidance on thee inclusion of all special educational needs of pupils within the Northern Ireland curriculum. There is also advice and guidance available from the team on a wide range of special educational issues including ICT assessments.