Marshalled List of Amendments - 17 February 2014

 13 February 2014

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 5:  Order Paper 189/11-15 – 17 February 2014 

Motion: Shared Education  

That this Assembly notes with approval the concept of shared education; believes sharing between all types of school could lead to better educational and community relations outcomes; further notes with disappointment the failure of the current Minister of Education to effectively facilitate sharing across the sectors; believes that the current Area Planning process has not been conducive to sharing between schools and that the Ministerial Advisory Group report on advancing shared education was a missed opportunity; expresses disappointment at the continuing failure to introduce a shared education premium; and calls on the Minister of Education to take practical steps to promote and facilitate sharing, so that a single education system can become a realistic policy goal.

[Mr D Kinahan]
[Mrs J Dobson]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendments for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘outcomes;’ and insert:

‘welcomes the initiative by the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister in progressing this work through the signature projects; and calls on the Minister of Education to actively assist in this work through the development of shared campuses so that a single education system can become a realistic policy goal.’

[Mr M Storey]
[Mr J Craig]
[Mr R Newton]
[Mr S Moutray]

Amendment 2

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘outcomes;’ and insert:

‘believes that the current Area Planning process must be conducive to sharing between schools and that the Ministerial Advisory Group report on advancing shared education provides an opportunity to advance these aims; calls on the Minister of Education to introduce a shared education premium and to take practical steps to promote and facilitate sharing across the sectors and the entire education system.’

[Mr C Hazzard]
[Mr P Sheehan]
[Ms M McLaughlin]

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