If you are supporting young people with special or additional educational needs, ILSA membership will provide you with support in your day to day work.
ILSA is the principal nationwide body that represents the interests of Learning Support, Resource and Language teachers. Our members are drawn from both primary and second level sectors.
Joining couldn’t be easier. Just download the application form from website by clicking on the link. Complete the form and return together with your membership subscription.
The membership year, like the academic year, runs from September to August and is renewable annually.
We are in the process of updating our administration and shortly we hope to be able to offer membership through an online registration system.Read More
ILSA produces a quarterly newsletter full of informative articles and news from around the regions. Practical and insightful content aimed at all professionals working in special and additional needs settings including:
Membership to ILSA is more than a subscription to the Newsletter; discounts on our conferences, resources, discounts from our suppliers and the latest information will be offered to members.
In addition to our quarterly newsletter, members are invited to subscribe (free!) to our new e-newsletter that will issue at least monthly. This e-newsletter will pop into your inbox and will keep you updated on all professional and related educational issues as they come to hand.Read More
ILSA’s conferences focus on providing the very best training for anyone working with children and young people with special and additional educational needs and disabilities. We invite leading professionals at the forefront of special needs education in Irish colleges to present at our conferences, with the aim of ensuring that your practice is both effective and up to date. For full information on our upcoming confernce in September, and to download the conference timtable please see below on this page.
As a not for profit organisation, ILSA makes every effort to keep costs as low as possible whilst maintaining professional standards. Discounted prices are available at conferences for ILSA members, as we use a portion of membership subscriptions to subsidise attendance.
To book a place at ILSA conferences you will need to register with ILSA or log-on as an ILSA member. ILSA members receive a discount on the conference fee. Non-members are welcome to attend conferences, but they must pay the full fee. Please download membership forms and conference booking form below
Galway is a very popular venue, so ensure that you book early to avoid disappointment. Our online booking facility is not yet available. To book your place, please download the conference booking form by clicking on the link below. The Clayton Hotel is offering special rates to members attending the conference. You can get this special rate by mentioning ILSA when you place your booking. There is free car parking and a leisure centre for your enjoyment. The special rate is:
Single Room - €79BB
Double /Twin - €89BB
Here is the draft timetable for the conference.
Spring Conference 2013