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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.


Latest News

The Committee for Employment and Learning will hold its next meeting on Wednesday 6 January 2016, at 10 am in Room 30, Parliament Buildings.

Forthcoming business will be published in the Business Diary.


Contact the Committee

Committee Clerk: Cathie White

Room 416,Parliament Buildings,
Ballymiscaw,Stormont,
Belfast,BT4 3XX

Tel: (028) 9052 1448
Email: cel@niassembly.gov.uk


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.

Find out more on the progress of the inquiry...


The Open University Winter Reception

 

The Open University Winter Reception on 7 December 2015.

Pictured left to right standing :- Bronwyn McGahan MLA, Ms Anna Lo MLA, Mr Fra McCann, Mr Thomas Buchanan MLA (Deputy Chairperson), Ms Claire Sugden MLA and Mr Sydney Anderson MLA.

Seated left to right Mr John D'Arcy (Director of the Open Univeristy in Ireland) and Mr Robin Swann MLA (Chairperson of the Committee for Employment and Learning)


Committee visit to Firstsource Solutions

 

 

Committee visit to Firstsource Solutions on 25 November 2015


Committee Visit to Dolan's Social Farm, Garrison

 

 

Committee for Employment and Learning visit to Dolan's Social Farm, Garrison as part of the Committee’s Inquiry into Post School Special Educational Needs Provision in Northern Ireland.


Committee visit to Alternative Angles

 

 

Committee for Employment and Learning visit to Alternative Angles as part of the Committee’s Inquiry into Post School Special Educational Needs Provision in Northern Ireland.


Colleges NI Showcase Event - 3 November 2015

The Committee for Employment and Learning hosted a showcase event for Colleges NI on 3 November 2015.

Pictured left to right :- Ms Bronwyne McGahan MLA, Mr Fra McCann MLA, Mr Robin Swann MLA, Ms Anna Lo MLA, Mr Gerry Campbell, Chief Executive Colleges NI and Mr Sydney Anderson MLA.


Include Youth & BITCNI - Employability Mentoring Project - Shadow an MLA Day

The Committee for Employment and Learning sponsored a Shadow an MLA Day for young people from Include Youth and Business in the Community's Employablility Project.


Committee Meeting with Gerri Fiala, Deputy Ass Sec for Employment & Training

Committee for Employment and Learning Meeting with Gerri Fiala, Deputy Ass Sec for Employment & Training in the US.

Pictured left to right :- Mr Pat Ramsey MLA, Ms Bronwyn McGahan MLA, Ms Gerri Fiala, Deputy Ass Sec for Employment & Training, Mr Robin Swann MLA (Chairperson) and Ms Anna Lo MLA.


Committee for Employment and Learning Visit to Hawthorns Day Care, Carrick

Committee for Employment and Learning visit Hawthorns Day Centre as part of the Committee’s Inquiry into Post School Special Educational Needs Provision in Northern Ireland.

Picture left to right :- Una O’Mahoney (Member), Marc Carey (Hawthorns Adult Centre – Manager), Mr Robin Swann MLA (Chairperson), Mr David Hilditch MLA, Noreen Brownlees (Member) David Grey (Member) and Natalie Jackson (Locality
Manager), Mr Pat Ramsey MLA and Mr Fra McCann MLA.

 

 


Committee visit to Manchester

Committee for Employment and Learning visit to Manchester City Council and PossAbilities as part of the Committee’s Inquiry into Post School Special Educational Needs Provision in Northern Ireland.

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