Irish Learning Support Association

Cumman Tacaíochta Foghlama na hÉireann

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2020 Spring Conference

ILSA spring conference is cancelled as a result of government directive

All those who booked their ILSA spring conference ticket through Eventbrite should automatically receive a refund from Eventbrite within  10 days. You do not have to take any action at this stage.

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Member Benefits

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Benefits of joining Irisl Learning Support Association

Learn Journal

Download Learn Journals 2008 – 2020

About Us

The Irish Learning Support Association (I.L.S.A.) formerly known as Association of Remedial Teachers of Ireland (A.R.T.I.) was founded in 1974. It is the fourth largest teacher organisation (after the three teacher unions) in the country. The Irish Learning Support Association is a self-help peer support group.


Become a Member

ILSA represents Special Education teachers.  Our members are drawn from both primary and second level sectors.

Please Follow the links below to complete membership application form:

Membership Fees: 2019/2020

Individual: €60 | School €150


Contact Us:


Postal Address

By Post:

Irish Learning Support Association, c/o Drumcondra Education Centre, Drumcondra Road Upper Dublin 9, D09 CKC8



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Irish Learning Support Association News

2019 Annual Conference Timetable

ILSA Annual Conference Mapping the Inclusive Landscape DAY 1  Friday 27th September  Chairperson's Welcome Jackie Whelan Keynote Address Dr. Patricia Daly Niamh Ní Fhoighil (DES Inspectorate) Chair: Bernie Kemple Dr Johanna Fitzgerald Chair: Joe Flynn Dr. Veronica...

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National Survey – New Allocation Model

My name is Louise Curtin and I am a Postgraduate student attending Mary Immaculate College. I am currently completing a Masters of Education by Research in the Department of Educational Psychology, Inclusive and Special Education under the supervision of Dr Margaret...

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