The Committee held a one-off session looking at the outcomes to date of the recent college reforms focusing on how learners and employers have been affected by the reforms and whether future changes are required.
The Committee took evidence on 1 March from:
Annette Bruton, Principal, Edinburgh College;
Paul Little, Principal and Chief Executive, City of Glasgow College;
Barry McCulloch, Senior Policy Advisor - Scotland, Federation of Small Businesses;
Gordon McGuinness, Depute Director of Industry and Enterprise Networks, Skills Development Scotland
Angela Constance, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning
Read the Meeting Papers (including submissions from witnesses) and the Official Report
Submissions were also received from:
The Committee wrote to the Scottish Government seeking further information.