Educational Visits to Parliament Buildings

Educational Visits to Parliament Buildings are available Monday to Friday for schools and other groups wanting to learn about the Northern Ireland Assembly. An educational visit involves a presentation by an Education Officer and a tour of Parliament Buildings. It may also include one or more of the following:

  • an activity session, eg mock election;
  • a Q & A session with MLAs;
  • a talk by Assembly staff, eg a Committee Clerk.

For further information, or to book an educational visit, please contact the Education Service

Further information about educational visits is also available on the Assembly Education Website at

How do we elect MLAs in NI (Single Transferable Vote).mp4

The 2016 election.mp4

The Assembly and the Executive.mp4

The Assembly’s performance in the 2011 to 2016 mandate.mp4

The Executive’s performance in the 2011 to 2016 mandate.mp4

Committees - Budget Monitoring.mp4

Committees - Committee Inquiries.mp4

Committees - The Assembly Committees.mp4

Consociationalism explained.mp4

How a Law is Made - Bots.mp4

How laws are made in the Northern Ireland Assembly.mp4

Representation explained.mp4

Scrutiny explained.mp4

The Election Campaign.mp4

Voting in the Chamber explained.mp4