Minutes of Proceedings
Date: 07 May 2008
Venue: Room 135
The meeting opened at 10:35am in public session.
Apologies are detailed above.
1. Minutes of the meeting held on 30 th April 2008
Agreed: The minutes were agreed.
2. Ministerial briefing on teacher education
The Committee received a briefing from the Minister, Sir Reg Empey, and departmental officials: Dr Aideen McGinley, Permanent Secretary, and Fergus Devitt, Director of Higher Education Division. The briefing focused on recent developments in teacher education. The briefing was followed by a question and answer session.
3. Date, time and place of next meeting
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, 14 th May 2008 at 10.30am in Room 135, Parliament Buildings.
Agreed: Second half of meeting be in closed session for discussion on the Committee’s early findings on the Training for Success scrutiny programme.
The Chairperson adjourned the meeting at 11:40pm.
Ms Sue Ramsey
Chairperson, Committee for Employment & Learning
14 May 2008