Committee for Education
The Committee held a fully virtual meeting on 17 February 2021 and received a briefings from Action for Children on its Blues Programme.
Members also heard from the Department of Education on the Curriculum Sports Programme and Healthy Kidz on physical activity and welfare.
The Committee will meet again in formal session on 24 February 2021 at 9:30am when they will hear from Parent Action and the Department of Education on restraint and seclusion.
The Committee will also consider an Assembly Research paper on the UNCRC which will include reference to restraint and seclusion
During the Covid-19 lockdown, when it was not possible for the Committee to conduct its usual meetings, it has undertaken informal meetings. View the record of these informal meetings.
Contact the Committee
Committee Clerk: Aoibhinn Treanor
Room 205, Parliament Buildings,
Tel: (028) 9052 1628
COVID-19 Lockdown and Restart: Impact on the Provision of Special Educational Needs
The Committee for Education has been considering COVID-19 Lockdown and Restart and the Impact on the Provision of Special Educational Needs
To help inform the Committee’s thinking, the Committee held an informal event via Zoom in December 2020.
Post-Primary Transfer Testing
The Committee for Education has been considering Post-Primary Transfer Testing.
To help inform the Committee’s thinking, a survey and an Assembly Research paper were commissioned.
- Read the report on the findings of the Committee’s Post-Primary Transfer Testing Survey
- View the Assembly Research paper entitled ‘Academic Selection’
- Assembly Questions on Post Primary Transfer
- Assembly Debate on Committee's Post Primary Transfer Motion
- Watch MLAs debate the Post Primary Transfer Motion