MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIFTY SIXTH MEETING OF THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE IN ROOM 152, PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS ON TUESDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2001
Mr D Kennedy (Chairman)
Mr S Wilson (Deputy Chairman)
Mr T Gallagher
Mr O Gibson
Mr T Hamilton
Mr B McElduff
Mr G McHugh
Mr K Robinson
Mrs E Bell
Mr J Fee
Mrs P Lewsley
Mrs C Darrah
Mrs V Artt
Miss J Adair
Ms J Duffin
The Committee met at 11.10 a.m. in private session.
Discussion with the Specialist Adviser on the Review of Post-Primary Education
Mr Wilson joined the meeting at 11.25 a.m.
The Chairman welcomed the Specialist Adviser on the Review of Post-Primary Education to the meeting.
The Specialist Adviser briefed the Committee and it was agreed that two further sections regarding structure would be drafted for consideration.
A detailed discussion on the transfer test procedure ensued and the Committee agreed the Specialist Adviser should draft an appropriate section based on the conclusions reached.
Further detailed and lengthy discussion took place on a wide range of issues for inclusion in the draft report and the Committee agreed a number of proposals and amendments
Date and time of next meeting
An additional meeting of the Committee to further consider the draft Report on the Review of Post Primary Education will be arranged on a suitable date. The next meeting of the Committee will take place on Thursday 13 September at 10.15. a.m. in Room 135, Parliament Buildings.
The meeting closed at 1.15 p.m.