Press Releases

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

01/12/2014

Education Committee to visit Edenbrooke Primary School Nurture Unit

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01/10/2014

Education Committee Showcases STEM in Action

The Assembly Committee for Education today celebrated the innovation and enthusiasm of talented young scientists from local primary and post-primary schools across Northern Ireland.

Reference: EDUC 02/14/15

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29/09/2014

Education Minister to brief Committee on Accelerated Passage for Education Bill

At its next meeting on Tuesday, 30 September 2014, the Committee for Education will receive a briefing from the Minister on proposed accelerated passage for the Education Bill.

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10/09/2014

Committee Launches Inquiry into Shared and Integrated Education

The Committee for Education has just launched its inquiry into Shared and Integrated Education.

Reference: EDUC 01/14/15

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09/09/2014

Education Committee to Receive Update on Department’s Savings Delivery and Business Plans

At its next meeting on Wednesday 10 September 2014, the Committee for Education will receive departmental briefings on the 2012 -13 Savings Delivery Plan and on the 2013-14 and 2014-15 Business Plans. Members will also consider the progress made by the Department for Education in meeting relevant Programme for Government targets.

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02/07/2014

Committee Remains Troubled by Teacher Redundancy Delays

The Northern Ireland Assembly’s Education Committee has today further considered the ongoing issues affecting the teacher redundancy process.

Reference: EDUC 05/13/14

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30/06/2014

Education Committee to Hear from Department on School Redundancies

The Assembly Committee for Education will hold an additional meeting on Tuesday 1 July, when departmental officials will brief Members on school redundancies.

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24/06/2014

Education Committee to Receive Update on End of Key Stage Assessments

At its next meeting on Wednesday 25 June 2014, the Assembly Committee for Education will receive a Departmental update on the end of Key Stage Assessments/Levels of Progression.

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17/06/2014

New Start for School Inspection Needed Says Committee

The Education Committee published its report on the Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI) and the school improvement process.

Reference: EDUC 04/13/14

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28/05/2014

Committee Sees How RSPB Connects Young People to Nature

The Education Committee took part in an RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) event which aims to give children a greater connection to wildlife and nature.

Reference: Educ C 03/13/14

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