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 currently seeking views on three topics under consideration.
The Committee will take evidence on the Bill on 17 March 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 Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning attended our meeting on 3 February. The focus of the meeting was the new Highers.
The Acting Minister for Children and Young People has provided a further written update on Scottish Government activity relevant to the Committee's inquiry.
The Committee will consider Scottish Statutory Instruments that fall within the subject matter of its remit.
5th Education and Culture Committee Meeting 2015
Date: 5th Meeting, Tuesday 10 March 2015
Location: Committee Room 2
Papers for Meeting 10 March 2015 (936KB pdf)
Read the latest report from the Education and Culture Committee
1st Report, 2015 (Session 4): Subordinate Legislation