Terms & Conditions

The Arts in Education Portal is owned and operated by the Department of Education & Skills & the Department of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht. The governance of the Arts & Education Portal is overseen by an Editorial Committee.

Using our website

The Arts in Education Portal website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Please read our conditions of use carefully. Accessing and using this website constitutes acceptance by you of these conditions.

We reserve the right to change the conditions of use at any time. We advise you to review the conditions of use on a regular basis. Accessing and using this website after such changes have been posted constitutes acceptance by you of these conditions.


The Arts in Education Portal will take every care and precaution to ensure that the contents and information it publishes on this website is accurate and up-to-date. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of contents or information contained in its pages and any person using information contained in them does so entirely at their own risk.

Please be advised that you should verify the accuracy of any information before acting upon it. The Arts in Education Portal also reserves the right to change information at any time without notice.

Applicable law
The laws of Ireland govern these conditions of use and you agree that the Irish courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute. Any personal data collected through this website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act.


By sharing any contribution (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) with The Arts in Education Portal you agree to grant, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons) for The Arts in Education Portal services in any media worldwide. Your contributions may also be shared, reproduced, syndicated or redistributed with third parties. (See “Syndication and Reproduction of Content” below).

Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it.

In order for the Arts in Education Portal to use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any Irish laws, that you have the right to give The Arts in Education Portal permission to use it for the purposes specified above, and that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their parent / guardian if they are under 16.

The Arts in Education Portal will show your name or organisation name with your contribution, unless you request otherwise. We may need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution, or in relation to particular projects. For full details of when and how we may contact you please see the Privacy Policy.

If you do not want to grant The Arts in Education Portal the permission set out above on these terms, please do not submit or share your contribution.

The Arts in Education Portal reserves the right to make editorial decisions in relation to content submitted and selected. The Arts in Education Portal reserves the right not to publish work submitted and to decide whether contributions are posted under the correct category and to move any content deemed incorrectly posted. If you have any questions about contributing content to The Arts in Education Portal, please contact us via email:

Syndication and Reproduction of Content

The Arts in Education Portal encourages the reproduction, syndication and distribution of content from this site under the following conditions:

Proper attribution to both The Arts in Education Portal and any additional authors must be provided;
Where content is reproduced via the internet, including but not limited to websites and emails, direct links should be provided to the original content where possible. Where content is reproduced in any other media including but not limited to print, television or radio broadcast or offline digital media, attributions should be provided to and additional authors. The Arts in Education Portal makes no guarantee that links to content will be unchanged or maintained. It is your responsibility to ensure any attribution links are maintained and up-to-date.


The material featured on this site is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. Where any of the copyright items on this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

The copying and use of the Arts in Education logo is not permitted without prior approval of the editor.

Virus protection

The site operators make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production.

It is always wise for users to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. The Arts in Education Portal cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material from this website.

Links to and from other websites

The Arts in Education Portal is not responsible for the contents or reliability of the external websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Links to external sites should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

The Arts in Education Portal encourages users to establish hypertext links to the site. You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on the website. We do not object to you linking directly to our information, but you should obtain permission if you intend to use our logo.