Education, Children & Young People Executive Group

Name of Meeting: Education, Children & Young People Executive Group
Date: Mon, 09/09/2013 - 10:30 - 12:30
Type: This meeting contains public and private items. Only registered members of the meeting can access private items. All users can access public items.
Venue: Verity House,
19 Haymarket Yards,


1. Welcome and Apologies
2. Minute of Previous Meeting of 13 May 2013 and Matters Arising
3. Executive Group Strategic Plan

Items in Public Session – Reports by COSLA (circulated)

 4. Improving and closing gap in attainment:

a. Presentation and debate with Bill Maxwell, Chief Executive Education Scotland – covering report by COSLA
b. The Second Local and Scottish Government Roundtable.

5. National Implementation Board on Teacher Education (Annex)

Items in Private Session – Reports by COSLA (circulated)

6. Teachers’ Pay Negotiations – Oral Update
7. Consultation on Class Sizes
8. Charging for SQA National Qualifications
9. Youth Employment, Employability and Vocational Education:

a. Youth Employment Scotland Fund
b. Commission for Scotland’s Young Workforce 

10.  Consultation on Changes to Schools (Consultation) Scotland Act 2010 – Oral Update
11.  Children and Young People Bill (Appendix)

Items in Public Session – Reports by COSLA (circulated)

12.  National Foster Care Review
13.  Where Gypsy / Travellers Live Report
14.  Scotland’s Learning Partnership and International Adult Learners’ Charter
15.  AOCB & Next meeting date - Tuesday 12 November