Employment and Learning
Welcome to the Home Page of the Committee for Employment and Learning. The committee was established to advise and assist the Minister for Employment and Learning, Dr Stephen Farry MLA, on matters within his responsibility as a Minister. The committee undertakes a scrutiny, policy development and consultation role with respect to the Department for Employment and Learning and plays a key role in the consideration and development of legislation. The Committee Chairperson is Robin Swann MLA.
Here you will find information about the Committee membership and the work of the Committee.
The Committee for Employment and Learning will next meet on Wednesday 28 January, 2015 at 10.00am in Room 29, Parliament Buildings, when the Committee will be briefed by the Confucius Institute at the Ulster University on its work and by the Assembly Research and Information Service on the employment of working age adults with a disability.
The Committee for Employment and Learning will also meet on Wednesday 28 January, 2015 at 12.00pm in Room 115, Parliament Buildings when the Committee will hold an evidence event for parents of individuals with Learning Disabilities as part of its Inquiry into post Special Educational Need Provision in education, employment and training for those with Learning Disabilities.
Forthcoming business will be published in the Business Diary.
Contact the Committee
Committee Clerk: Cathie White
Room 373,Parliament Buildings,
Tel: (028) 9052 1448
Inquiry into Post Special Educational Need Provision in Education, Employment and Training for those with Learning Disabilities
The Committee is undertaking an inquiry into post Special Educational Need (SEN) Provision in education, employment and training for those with Learning Disabilities in Northern Ireland.
Please note that the deadline for those who would like to submit evidence on the inquiry is 30 June 2014.
Committee for Employment and Learning visit Castle Tower Special School, Ballymena
Committee for Employment and Learning visit Castle Tower Special School, Ballymena as part of the Committee’s Inquiry into Post School Special Educational Needs Provision in Northern Ireland.
Left to Right: Mrs Sharon Whylie (Vice Principal), Mr Thomas Buchanan MLA (Deputy Chairman), Mr David Hilditch MLA (Committee Member), Mr David McCann (Vice Principal), Mr Raymond McFeeters (Principal), Dr Robert Coulter (Chairman, Board of Governors), Mr Robin Swann (Committee Chairman), Mr Fra McCann MLA (Committee Member), Ms Bronwyn McGahan MLA (Committee Member) and Mr Sammy Douglas MLA (Committee Member).
View pictures from more of the Committee's visits and events here.