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,
Edinburgh

Welcome

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