We will be working to promote controlled schools and the sector. If you have something to celebrate, please let us know.

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Schools working together

29 April 2020

photo caption: Sisters enjoying attending school.

CSSC will be delivering a series of news stories on schools while they operate in varied and exceptional circumstances.

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EA Staff Health & Wellbeing Guidance linked to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

28 April 2020

EA has developed this resource to support staff health and wellbeing during this time of uncertainty.

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CSSC schools’ photo collage

27 April 2020

A round of applause for the controlled school sector, showcasing community spirit and strength in supporting pupils during these unprecedented times.

Andrew Brown, CSSC Schools' Support Officer

Cross Organisational Support Teams

20 April 2020

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) is working closely with colleagues from the Education Authority, the Education and Training Inspectorate and the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools in the C-19 Cross Organisational Team set up to provide support to school leaders as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 News

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

10 April 2020

Both the Department of Education (DE) and Education Authority (EA) are providing and continually updating COVID-19 guidance and FAQ responses.

Access updated DE guidance and FAQs here relating to COVID-19.

Access EA FAQs here relating to COVID-19. 



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Update from CSSC - 9 April

03 April 2020

CSSC continues to work in collaboration with other educational partners to ensure a single focus on COVID-19 and a coordinated approach to school support.