Marshalled List of Amendments - 03 December 2013

29 November 2013

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 4:  Order Paper 176/11-15 – 3 December 2013 

Motion: School Hours

That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Education to review the current compulsory instruction time in schools; and to examine whether current fixed term dates, school opening hours, holidays and training days correspond with what is required to meet the needs of pupils, parents and the economy, and that they are in line with international best practice for delivering the best outcomes for all pupils.

[Mr C Hazzard]
[Ms M Boyle]
[Mr P Sheehan]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘economy,’ and insert:

‘and that appropriate consultation is undertaken with schools and managing authorities to ensure an agreed approach to deliver the best outcomes for pupils.’

[Mr M Storey]
[Mr J Craig]
[Mr S Moutray]
[Mr R Newton]

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