Work Programme

 

Work Programme

The Committee has agreed to include the following items in its work programme:

  • To take further oral and written evidence on the issues raised at its roundtable discussion on broadcasting on 24 January, where participants discussed how effectively public service broadcasters in Scotland were meeting their PSB obligations, particularly in terms of news and current affairs output;
  • To invite written evidence from the Scottish Government, COSLA, local authorities and the UK Government on the issues raised in its roundtable discussion on kinship care on 17 January;
  • To take oral evidence from the authors of the independent reviews of FE and HE governance.

The Committee also agreed that, at some point in 2012, it would undertake work in relation to the following issues. Exact details will be confirmed on the Committee’s webpage in due course.

  • curriculum for excellence;
  • the McCormac Review of Teacher Employment in Scotland and the Donaldson Review of Teacher Education;
  • college regionalisation;
  • expressive arts education for school pupils.