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 firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be added to the Committee’s email contact list.
We will meet in Dunfermline City Chambers on 7 December.
The Committee will take evidence in early 2016.
The Committee will aim to publish its Stage 1 report in mid-December.
The Committee intends to raise with the Scottish Government the main issues arising from the sessions.
The Committee will discuss student support at its meeting on 24 November.
The first meeting to deal with amendments at Stage 2 will be on 1 December where we will consider amendments lodged to sections 5 to 17 and the schedule.
The Committee will consider Scottish Statutory Instruments that fall within the subject matter of its remit.
28th Education and Culture Committee Meeting 2015
Date: 28th Meeting, Tuesday 24 November 2015
Location: The Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2)
Decision on taking business in private
Draft Budget Scrutiny 2016/17: Education spending
The Official Report of this meeting is due for publication by 6 pm on Monday 30 November 2015.
Read the latest report from the Education and Culture Committee
10th Report, 2015 (Session 4): Attainment of pupils with a sensory impairment