Forward Work Programme

ssembly Research oral briefing – educational underachievement Assembly Research oral briefing – pre-school Special Schools issues

Date of meeting

Agenda

 

7 December 2016

Stranmillis University College

Open session

DE evidence session - January Monitoring Round tbc

DE/Education Authority/Health Social Care Board/Public Health Agency joint briefing on co-operation in respect of Special Educational Needs tbc

Agree Committee response to Committee for the Executive Office on the PfG consultation

Agree Committee motion/timing of ETI report debate

Members to attend the Young Enterprise Trade Fair – St. George's Market on 7/12/16

Coding in schools event in Stranmillis University College

Members to attend DE Every School a Good School event 2:30-4:30pm in Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings

PTA-NI informal meeting on Monday 5 December 2016 at 12:30pm

 

 14 December 2016

Parliament Buildings

Open Session

Nurture provision – oral evidence from QUB report

Wednesday 14/12/16:

Informal meeting Sports Forum etc. on OEC review tbc

Informal meeting with teaching unions NITC – issues in education tbc

Christmas Recess

 

 

11 January 2017

Parliament Buildings

Open session

DE oral evidence session on 2017-18 Resource Budget / 2017-21 Capital Budget tbcAssembly Research oral briefing PISA/TIMSS reports

Assembly Research oral briefing 2006-16 Children and Young People’s Strategic Indicators

BT Young Scientist Exhibition in Dublin – Thursday 12 January 2017– informal meeting with Oireachtas Committee tbc

 

18 January 2017

Parliament Buildings

Open session

 

Further DE oral evidence session on Special Educational Needs and Disability Act regulations

Assembly Research oral briefing – Composite classes

Assembly Research oral briefing – Cost of Empty School Places

 

 25 January 2017

No Meeting

 

Effective Questioning informal session on 25/1/17 10:00am - 1:00pm

Field Studies Council informal meeting on Tuesday 24 January 2017 at 12:30pm

1 February 2017

Parliament Building

Open session
 

Home to School Transport policy evidence session – DE and EA officials to attend tbc

 DE evidence session

 -  Children and Young Persons (CYP) Strategy 

- Role of Children and Young People’s Services directorate tbc

8 February 2017

Parliament Buildings

Open session

Progress on Together: Building a United Community projects – DE oral evidence tbc

Assembly Research oral briefing – parental choice

Children and Young People’s Strategy – stakeholder event –  Tuesday evening 7 February 2017 - Parliament Buildings tbc

 

15 February 2017

Parliament Buildings

Open session

Revised Special Educational Needs Code of Practice – changes to SEN statementing – DE oral evidence tbc

Alternative Education Providers / Education Other Than At School (EOTAS) – DE oral evidence tbc

Assembly Research oral briefing  - role and importance of vocational courses – comparison with other jurisdictions – academic versus vocational qualifications

 

22 February 2017

Parliament Buildings

Open session

Relationship and Sexuality Education policy in schools – DE oral evidence tbc

Feedback on Area Planning consultation – oral briefing - DE/EA/CCMS

Assembly Research oral briefing – primary curriculum– inclusion of computer coding; modern languages etc. in order to support needs of the economys

 

 

1 March 2017

Parliament Buildings

Open session
Assembly Research oral briefing – educational underachievement

Assembly Research oral briefing – pre-school Special Schools issues

Pre-School Special Schools stakeholder event – Wednesday evening 1 March 2016, Parliament Buildings tbc

 

8 March 2017

Omagh

Open session

Strule Shared Education campus

 

15 March 2017

Parliament Buildings

Open session
 

Priorities for Youth – role of volunteers etc. oral evidence from Education Authority / DE tbc

 

22 March 2017

Parliament Buildings

Open session

 

 

Assembly Research oral briefing – educational practice in Finland and Germany

 

29 March 2017

Fermanagh

Open session

 Inquiry oral evidence session

Derrygonnelly Field Studies Council centre and shared education projects in Fermanagh

 

5 April 2017

Parliament Buildings

Open session

 Inquiry oral evidence session

Assembly Research oral briefing – physical education in schools

 Easter Recess  

Items to be Scheduled

Departmental Evidence Sessions

ETI review of the delivery of the Revised Curriculum

 Childcare Strategy and childcare policy

 Targeting Social Need funding review

 Report of the DE expert group on the future of GSEs and A-levels

 

Non-Departmental briefings

Independent strategic review of Integrated Education

 Outdoor Education Centre consultation – EA briefing on outcome

 

Visits

Committee meeting at Aughnacloy College

 

Events

Informal stakeholder event – youth issues

 

Informal Meetings

 

 Assembly Research briefings

The cost of education – comparison between administration costs and expenditure in schools

 

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