Press Releases

Here you will find links to the Press Releases issued by the Committee for Employment and Learning arranged with the most recent at the top of the list.

01/10/2013

Colleges Bring Best in Show to Parliament Buildings

Catwalk fashion, cutting-edge technology and an award-winning skin lotion — just a sample of what was on show today at a colleges event held at Parliament Buildings. The event, sponsored by the Committee for Employment and Learning and held in conjunction with Colleges NI, showcased the work of students across the six colleges in Northern Ireland.

Reference: E&L 02/13/14

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18/11/2013

Universities to Showcase World-Class Learning at Parliament Buildings

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Employment and Learning will host a unique showcase event at Parliament Buildings, where three universities — The Open University, Queen’s University and the University of Ulster — will come together to promote the value of higher education.

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21/11/2013

Committee Welcomes Groups for "Behind the Scenes" Work Experience Event

A taste of life working for the Northern Ireland Assembly was on the agenda this week for people with learning disabilities when the Committee for Employment and Learning hosted a special work experience event at Parliament Buildings.

Reference: E&L 03/13/14

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25/11/2013

Better Careers Education Needed For Our Young People, Says Committee

Compulsory career classes, greater input from business and a statutory footing for careers advice are among the recommendations contained in a report published by the Committee for Employment and Learning today.

Reference: E&L 04/13/14

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23/01/2014

Committee to Examine Support Available for School Leavers with Learning Disabilities

The Committee for Employment and Learning has just launched an inquiry that will examine the level and quality of support available to young people with learning disabilities leaving full-time education.

Reference: E&L 05/13/14

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26/02/2014

Employment and Learning Committee Welcomes Joint Review into Careers Education

The Committee for Employment and Learning has today welcomed departmental plans to review existing careers education policy.

Reference: E&L 06/13/14

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13/05/2014

Committee to Consider New Flexible Working Arrangements

The Committee for Employment and Learning has begun its consideration of the Work and Families Bill, which seeks to introduce new flexible arrangements for the workplace.

Reference: E&L 07/13/14

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13/05/2014

Committee to Visit Armagh Facility for Young People with Learning Disabilities

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Employment and Learning will visit the Appleby Trust to find out about supported employment opportunities for young people with learning disabilities.

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14/05/2014

Committee Visits Armagh and Dungannon to View Facilities For Young People with Learning Disabilities

The Committee for Employment and Learning visited Armagh and Dungannon to see the range of facilities available to local young people with learning disabilities leaving full-time education.

Reference: E&L 08/13/14

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27/05/2014

Employment and Learning Committee to Visit Ballymena

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Employment and Learning will hold its next meeting at the Tullyglass House Hotel in Ballymena.

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