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 has written to the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs.
The Committee is currently seeking contributions to its inquiry.
The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning will give evidence on 10 November.
Evidence sessions will be held in autumn 2015.
The Committee would like your views on Student Support, to be received by 14 October.
The Committee will consider Scottish Statutory Instruments that fall within the subject matter of its remit.
23rd Education and Culture Committee Meeting 2015
Date: 23 Meeting, Tuesday 06 October 2015
Location: David Livingstone Room (CR6)
Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Bill - Stage 1 evidence
Work Programme (in private)
Official Report of Meeting 6 October 2015
Read the latest report from the Education and Culture Committee
10th Report, 2015 (Session 4): Attainment of pupils with a sensory impairment