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
18 November 2014 Informal meeting teaching unions – pension issues – 1:00pm Tuesday 18 November 2014 Parliament Buildings

19 November 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

Briefing from Assembly Research – 2015-16 Budget scrutiny tbc

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

NICIE

Consider written briefing paper summarising inquiry submissions

Visit: Christ the Redeemer PS – 12:00noon 19 November 2014 – meet & greet

25 November 2014 Meet & greet Carrickfergus College 25/11/14 1pm

26 November 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

Professor Joanne Hughes- Centre for Shared Education- QUB

ICT Dissolving Boundaries - Professor Roger Austin UU

Meet & greet Carrickfergus College 25/11/14 1pm

3 December 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session 9.30am - 11.30am

DE briefing  – 2015-16 budget process tbc

 

Delivering Social Change Nurture Units St. Patrick’s / Edenbrooke   –  Tuesday 2 December 2014 lunchtime - visit only 

NICIE Integrated Schools Parliament – School Councils Primary and Post-primary – 11:30- 12:30 – Stormont Hotel 

10 December 2014

Methodist College Belfast

Open Session

DE briefing – iMatter Working Groups 

Shared and Integrated Education  Inquiry evidence sessions:

Methodist College – ethos and mixing

 

13 December 2014- 4 January 2015 

Xmas Recess

  

 

7 January 2015

BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Dublin

Informal BT briefing on Young Scientist Exhibition 

14 January 2015

Moy Regional Primary

Open Session

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

DE briefing – TBUC shared campuses protocol

DE briefing – CRED policy tbc

Moy Regional Primary School / St. John’s Primary School, Moy

21 January 2015

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions: TBC

CCMS and NICCE tbc

Atlantic Philanthropies and International Fund for Ireland tbc

Review strategic plan for 2014-15

 

28 January 2015

W5, Odyssey, Belfast

Open Session

 STEM School visit - Currie Primary School

4 February 2015

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

Community Relations Council and Equality Commission tbc

Integrated Education Fund and Prof Hamber tbc

11 February 2015

Ceara Special School

Open Session

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

Ceara and Tor Bank Special Schools tbc

Education and Library Boards tbc

Ceara Special School visit

18 February 2015

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

DE briefing - Teacher Education strategy / Teacher Continuous Professional Development 

25 February 2015

Drumragh Integrated College

Open Session

Consider Area Planning report

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

Drumragh Integrated College

Drumragh Integrated College - visit

Speedwell Trust tbc

4 March 2015

 

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

NASUWT and UTU tbc

11 March 2015

Shimna Integrated College

Open Session

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

Sir Bob Salisbury tbc

Shimna Integrated College

Shimna Integrated College -visi

 18 March 2015

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

Long Gallery - stakeholder event –  health services in support of curricular access 

 25 March 2015

Limavady High School

Open Session

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

Transferors Representative Council tbc

Limavady Schools tbc

Limavady Schools Shared Education - visit

Ulster Bank – Money Sense event – Long Gallery Tuesday 24 March 2014 – lunchtime 

28 March 2015- 12 April 2015 

Easter Recess

  

 

 15 April 2015

UU, Coleraine

Open Session

Consider Health Services and education report

ELB briefing – Elective Home Education consultation responses tbc

UU Vision Science Research Group

UU Vision Science Research Group, Coleraine – visit

 

Please note: The following are to be scheduled

Joint Meeting with Employment and Learning Committee:
- Review of Teacher Education – timing tbc
- Review of Careers Strategy – timing tbc

STEMEC briefing – timing tbc

Visit to Rathgael House – working lunch with DE senior staff

DE oral briefing OECD report on evaluation and assessment – timing tbc

Independent panel - Briefing on findings of review of home to school transport

Visit to ESaGS TV in NEELB Antrim - post-Easter 2015 tbc

Consideration of Issues papers: Vision (post –Easter 2015); STEM (post ETI: the World Around Us report expected after Xmas)

Bangor Integrated Primary – visit only - timing tbc

Ballycastle High and Cross & Passion schools visit – timing tbc

DE oral briefing – CRED

DE oral briefing – IME post-primary strategy

Stakeholder event – Levels of Progression – 29 April 2015

Informal meeting with Armagh Shared Education group – timing tbc

Professors Knox and Borooah UU briefing – Attainment

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

CBI briefing 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

Dr Ian Shuttleworth – Special Adviser – FSME and school funding - timing tbc

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