Education Training Inspectorate


A biennial report which summarises inspection findings across the education and training sectors. ... more
28 September 2017
Over 500 principals and education stakeholders attended the second biennial conference ... more
23 December 2016
The inspection models include the Sustaining Improvement Inspection (SII) and the Monitoring Inspection (MIn).... more

Our responsibilities


The purpose of inspection is to promote the highest possible standards of learning, teaching, training and achievement throughout the education, training and youth sectors.  

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Good Practice

The ETI promotes the dissemination of good and innovative practice identified across the education, training and youth sectors through inspection and evaluative work.

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Our documents

Promoting improvement in the interest of all learners

We provide inspection services and information about the quality of education being offered to these organisations:

Our Organisation

The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI) is a ‘unitary’ inspectorate and part of the Department of Education (DE), providing independent inspection services and policy advice for DE. The ETI holds the Customer Service Excellence award.

Chief Inspector

Contact us

Inspection Services Team
Department of Education
Room F29
Rathgael House
Balloo Road
BT19 7PR

Telephone: 028 9127 9726