Forward Work Programme

Below you can find out what's on the Committee's agenda in the coming months.
Items to be scheduled are listed below.

Date

Agenda

 30 September 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 Ministerial briefing- Education Bill Accelerated Passage

DE briefing- October Monitoring Round

 1 October 2014

No Meeting

 STEM Sentinus event- Long Gallery

 8 October 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

Primary Area Planning 2 briefings:

1) ELBs + CCMS

2) DE- Needs Model etc. + new DP guidance

 

 15 October 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

Shared Education in Ballycastle briefing from schools

Profs Knox and Borooah

 

Science and Stormont event- Monday 13 October Long Gallery 5pm

 22 October 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 DE briefing - pensions consultations

 

DE briefing- School Redundancies

 

DE briefing- revised capital works protocol; programme delays

 25 October 2014- 2 November 2014

Halloween Recess

 

 

 5 November 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

 NICCY briefing on children's views on Shared Education

ParentingNI- parental consultation on Shared Education

 

 12 November 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 Memorandum of response to committee Inquiry on ETI and School Improvement

 

ETI Chief Inspector's 2012- 14 Report

 19 November 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 Dr Ian Shuttleworth- Special Adviser- FSME and school funding

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

NICIE

 26 November 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 DE briefing- iMatter Working Groups

 

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

Professor Joanne Hughes- Centre for Shared Education- QUB

 

3 December 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

NICIE Integrated Schools Parliament- School Councils Primary and Post- Primary

 10 December 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 

 Xmas Recess

 

 

 7 January 2015

BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Dublin

 

 

Please note: The following are to be scheduled

Joint Meeting with Employment and Learning Committee:

       - Review of Teacher Education - timing tbc

STEMEC briefing and school visit - autumn

DE briefing - Teacher Redundancies / School Workforce Review

Visit to Rathgael House – working lunch with DE senior staff

DE briefing  – 2015-16 budget process timing tbc
 
DE oral briefing OECD report on evaluation and assessment - autumn
 
DE briefing - TBUC shared campuses protocol
 
ELB briefing - Elective Home Education consultation responses
 
 Independent panel - Briefing on findings of review of home to school transport
 
Area Planning event - timing tbc
 
Visit to ESaGS TV in NEELB Antrim - Spring 2015
 
Effective Questioning Workshop- follow-up session timing tbc
 
Consideration of issues papers: Vision; SEN; Area Planning; STEM

 

Integrated / Shared Education Inquiry:

          - Visits to Drumragh; Shimna; Limavady etc

Informal meeting with Armagh Shared Education group- timing tbc

Professors Knox and Borooah UU briefing – Attainment

 

Ulster Bank- Money Sense event

 

Momentum Digital Strategy - timing tbc

Pushkin Trust - informal briefing - timing tbc

Ulster Bank - informal briefing - timing tbc

Parenting NI - informal briefing - parental consultation platform

Mental Toughness - informal briefing - timing tbc

 

Vision Science Research Group, UU- briefing or visit timing tbc

Briefing from CBI on its First Steps NI report- timing tbc

 

Children’s Law Centre – briefing on SEN legislation issues

SEN Bill – DE briefing - introduction  timescale not confirmed

Education: Early Years Bill – introduction timescale not confirmed

GTC Bill – introduction timescale not confirmed - DE/DEL joint briefing pre-2nd stage

Education Bill- revising ELB boundaries- introduction timescale not confirmed

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