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

 22 October 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 DE briefing - pensions consultations

 

DE briefing- School Redundancies / School Workforce Review update

 

DE briefing- revised capital works protocol; programme delays

 25 October 2014- 2 November 2014

Halloween Recess

 

 

 5 November 2014

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

Education/Health overlap issues - update paper - written briefing

Area Planning - update paper - written briefing 

 

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

 NICCY briefing on children's views on Shared Education

ParentingNI- parental consultation on Shared Education

 

KESS event 1:30pm Long Gallery

Informal meeting Chair/ Deputy Chair - ETI Chief Inspector 3pm 5/11/14

 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

Consider written briefing paper summarising inquiry submissions

 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

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 11:30am- 12:30pm

 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

 BT briefing on Young Scientist Exhibition

 

Review strategic plan for 2014-15

 14 January 2015

Moy Regional Primary

Open Session

 DE briefing - TBUC shared campuses protocol tbc

 

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

 

 21 January 2015

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 DE briefing - Teacher Education strategy / Teacher Continuous Professional Development tbc

 

Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

 

 28 January 2015

W5, Odyssey, Belfast

Open Session

 STEM School visit - Currie Primary School

 4 February 2015

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 Area Planning event tbc

 11 February 2015

Ceara Special School

Open Session

 Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

 

Ceara Special School visit

 18 February 2015

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

  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

 

 4 March 2015

 

 

 11 March 2015

Shimna Integrated College

Open Session

 Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

Shimna Integrated College - visit

 18 March 2015

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

 

 25 March 2015

Limavady High School

Open Session

 Shared and Integrated Education Inquiry evidence sessions:

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, Coleraine - visit tbc

 

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
 
Effective Questioning Workshop- follow-up session timing tbc
 
Consideration of issues papers: Vision (post- Easter 2015); STEM (post ETI report)
 
Bangor Integrated Primary- visit only- timing tbc
 
Ballycastle High and Cross & Passion Schools visit - timing tbc

 

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

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