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Procurement in the Education Sector

From: Department of Education and Skills

Procurement in the School Sector

The Schools Procurement Unit (SPU) is the central support resource for providing guidance to all primary and post-primary schools (except ETB schools) on any procurement-related issue. The SPU delivers free advice and practical support to schools to help them achieve improvements in their procurement processes, practices and outcomes.

Schools managed by Education and Training Boards (ETB) should contact ETB Head Quarters for advice on procurement.

See Also

School Procurement Service Newsletters

Procurement in the Higher Education Sector

The Education Procurement Service (EPS) runs procurement competitions for common goods and services on behalf of the higher education sector and represents the sector partners on competitions run by the Office of Government Procurement (OGP).


Department of Education and Skills Policy on Procurement