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.
The Committee is seeking evidence on the Bill. The deadline for responses is 2 February 2015.
The Committee will consider a draft report, in private, at its meeting on 25 November.
On Tuesday 7 October, the Committee discussed the implementation of the new National Qualifications with the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning.
The Stage 3 debate took place on 4 November and was passed by Parliament.
The Committee received an update on the inquiry from Who Cares? Scotland on 5 August, and from Scottish Government officials on 12 August.
28th Education and Culture Committee Meeting 2014
Date: 28th Meeting, Tuesday 25 November 2014
Location: The James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4)
Read the latest report from the Education and Culture Committee
7th Report, 2014 (Session 4): Subordinate legislation