About The Committee
The Committee scrutinises the policies and performance of the Scottish Government and its agencies by considering relevant legislation; conducting inquiries; scrutinising spending proposals; and carrying out any other work that it considers appropriate.
In practice, the Committee considers a variety of topics such as:
- early years and children’s services
- school, further and higher education
- lifelong learning
- the Gaelic and Scots languages
- culture and the arts.
If you wish to receive regular updates on the work of the Committee please email the Committee Clerk email@example.com and you will be added to the Committee’s email contact list.
The call for written evidence is now closed.
We will take oral evidence on 9, 16 and 23 June. Details to follow.
The Committee will take evidence on 19 May.
The Committee will consider any proposed amendments to the Bill on Tuesday 2 June. The deadline for lodging amendments is noon on Thursday 28 May.
The Committee has invited the Commissioner to discuss his recently submitted reports at its meeting on 2 June 2015.
The Committee has received correspondence from Dundee City Council, Design Dundee Ltd. and the Scottish Government giving additional information about the construction of the Museum.
The Committee will consider Scottish Statutory Instruments that fall within the subject matter of its remit.
13th Education and Culture Committee Meeting 2015
Date: 13th Meeting, Tuesday 26 May 2015
Location: The Robert Burns Room (Committee Room 1)
The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6 pm on 29 May 2015.
Read the latest report from the Education and Culture Committee
4th Report, 2015 (Session 4): Stage 1 report on the British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill