https://youtu.be/NjEpHCPFIcQ The Committee received a briefing from Education Minister Peter Weir on restart issues, curriculum delivery, examination contingency and budget 2021-22. This was followed by a briefing from the British Association of Social Workers on restrictive practice, seclusion and restraint. View the agenda.
https://youtu.be/-P1Wn6x6kxw The Committee receive a Departmental briefing on the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Framework including consultation on regulations and code of practice. This was followed by a briefing with representatives of the Department and the Education Authority on ‘Looked After Children and Care Experienced Children and Young People Strategy‘. View the agenda.
https://youtu.be/QkCikccIy3Q The Committee received a briefing from the Children’s Law Centre on the impact of COVID-19 and vulnerable children support during lockdown. This was followed by a consultation on COVID-19 with representatives of Department of Education, Education Authority and Department of Health, with particular emphasis on Cross-sectoral Support Plan for Vulnerable Children. View the agenda.
https://youtu.be/ZS0wzJrNMSs The Committee received a briefing on the role of sport in schools and the Sports Programme from representatives of the Irish Football Association, Ulster GAA, Irish Football Association, Gaelic Athletic Association, Physical Intelligence and Ulster Rugby. This was followed by a briefing on the Emotional Health and Well Being Framework from representatives of the… Continue Reading Committee for Education Meeting Wednesday 11 November 2020
https://youtu.be/Z5_fl2rMPiA The Committee received a briefing from representatives of the Department for Education and the Education Authority on Special Schools area planning including pre-schools. This was followed by a Departmental briefing on the October Monitoring Round – 2021-24 Budget Gathering Exercise. View the agenda.