Education Training Inspectorate


In June 2021 the Minister of Education announced the continuation of the Engage Programme into the academic year 2021-22 ... more
26 April 2023
The Department of Education (DE) commissioned the Education and Training Inspectorate to undertake a thematic evaluation... more
10 March 2023
An update on the visits carried out between October and December 2022... more

Our responsibilities

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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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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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.

Contact us

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

Telephone: 028 9127 9726