Committee news

26 January 16
Social Protection Committee to meet with the Chairperson Designate of the Pensions Authority, Mr. David Begg

21 January 16
Education Committee launch report on the role of the Special Needs Assistant

19 January 16
Education Committee to discuss the quality of teaching in higher level education

13 January 16
Education sub-Committee to debate the Technological Universities Bill 2015

12 January 16
Social Protection Committee to discuss Humanitarian Assistance Scheme for flood victims

15 December 15
Welfare Committee to examine the School Meals Programme

7 December 15
Minister O’Sullivan to discuss 2015 supplementary estimates with Education sub-Committee

30 November 15
Social Protection Select sub-Committee to consider 2015 estimates

24 November 15
Education Committee to meet with the Chair-designate of the NCSE and engage with NALA on adult literacy

17 November 15
Education Committee to examine the current provisions for special needs pupils at secondary level

10 November 15
Sub-Committee to debate the Social Welfare Bill 2015

3 November 15
Education Committee to consider the JobBridge and Youth Guarantee schemes

20 October 15
Education and Social Protection Committee to meet with Ombudsman for Children and Chair Designate of the Grangegorman Development Agency

13 October 15
Amended: Social Protection Committee to Discuss Activation Services for the Unemployed

6 October 15
Scoileanna Gaeltachta, Gaelscoileanna agus tacaíocht le matamaitic san ardoideachas faoi chaibidil ag an gCoiste um Oideachas

6 October 15
Education Committee to Discuss Gaeltacht Schools, Gaelscoileanna and the Support of Maths in Higher Education

29 September 15
Minister O’Sullivan to address Education Committee on mid-year review of 2015 Estimates

23 September 15
Chinese Parliamentary Delegation to meet with Members of the Education and Social Protection Committee and Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Committee

22 September 15
Change of time: Joint Committee on Education & Social Protection

21 September 15
Tánaiste to address Social Protection Committee to conduct mid-year review of 2015 Estimates

7 July 15
Education Committee to meet Chair Designate of the National Council for Curricul

30 June 15
Education Committee to discuss role of Special Needs Assistants

23 June 15
Education Committee to meet Chair Designate of State Examination Commission

16 June 15
Social Protection Select sub Committee to consider Gender Recognition Bill 2014

9 June 15
Social Protection Committee to meet Chair Designate of the Citizens Information Board

12 May 15
Social Protection Committee to receive update on the Family Income Supplement

5 May 15
Education Committee to discuss use of ICT in primary schools

28 April 15
Eligibility issues facing social protection payment applicants to be scrutinised by Social Protection Committee

21 April 15
Education Committee to discuss funding for higher education & reforming the student grant system

15 April 15
Education Committee discusses draft Retention of Records Bill

14 April 15
Education Committee to start Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the Retention of Records Bill

31 March 15
Education Committee to discuss developments in Irish language education

25 March 15
Education Select sub Committee to take Third Stage of the Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

24 March 15
Select Sub-Committee on Social Protection to take Committee Stage of Social Welfare Bill

12 March 15
Have your say: Education Committee seeks submissions on draft Retention of Records Bill 2015

3 March 15
Select Sub-Committee on Social Protection to consider Revised Estimates

3 March 15
Select Sub-Committee on Education & Skills to consider Revised Estimates

25 February 15
Education Select sub Committee to take Third Stage of the Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2014

24 February 15
Education Committee to meet with SUSI & the Department of Education

17 February 15
Social Protection Committee to discuss Employment Activation and the One-Parent Family Payment

11 February 15
Education Committee to discuss 21st century universities

3 February 15
HEA to brief Education Committee on issues confronting higher level education

27 January 15
Education & Social Protection Committee to examine issues surrounding the short-term unemployed

20 January 15
Social Protection Committee to examine the impact of social protection payments on income distribution

13 January 15
Social Protection Committee to explore issues in relation to jobless households

9 December 14
Select Education sub-Committee to consider 2014 Supplementary Estimate for the Department of Education and Skills

2 December 14
Education Committee to consider online learning potential

25 November 14
Select Social Protection sub-Committee to consider Social Welfare Bill 2014

11 November 14
Education Committee to consider Further Education and Training Strategy with key stakeholders

4 November 14
Select Social Protection sub-Committee to consider Civil Registration (Amendment) Bill 2014

21 October 14
Education Committee to consider role of primary school boards

14 October 14
Social Protection Committee to consider Pathways to Work 2015

8 October 14
Education Committee to meet key stakeholders on new model for Special Needs Education

30 September 14
Social Protection Committee to meet key stakeholders on Budget 2015

23 September 14
Education Committee to meet Minister on review of Department spending

16 September 14
Social Protection Committee to meet Minister on review of Department spending

15 July 14
Education Committee to consider provision of therapy services in schools

8 July 14
Education Committee to consider apprenticeship review

24 June 14
Education Committee consider proposals to reconfigure schools with Archdiocese of Dublin

19 June 14
Social Protection Committee welcomes changes in newly published Gender Recognition Bill

17 June 14
Education Committee to discuss closures of private colleges

11 June 14
Social Protection Committee to consider case for widening employment activation schemes

11 June 14
Social Protection Committee to consider case for widening employment activation schemes

10 June 14
Social Protection Committee to consider Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2014

3 June 14
Education Committee to discuss school book rental scheme

27 May 14
Education and Social Protection Committee to consider implementation of Youth Guarantee

12 May 14
Education Committee to meet Minister Quinn on new Junior Cycle

27 May 14
Education and Social Protection Committee to consider implementation of Youth Guarantee

12 May 14
Education Committee to meet Minister Quinn on new Junior Cycle

6 May 14
Social Protection Committee to consider carers’ supports

17 April 14
New Technological Universities Bill should provide for input from local authority reps: Education Committee Report

15 April 14
Education Committee to consider Technological Universities Bill with key stakeholders

8 April 14
Education Committee to consider school leadership issues

1 April 14
Education Committee to consider RSCI accreditation in Bahrain

25 March 14
Social Protection Committee to consider social welfare entitlements of self-employed

5 March 14
Foilsíonn an Coiste Oideachais moltaí faoi Reachtaíocht úr maidir le Ligean Isteach ar Scoil

5 March 14
Education Committee publishes recommendations on Schools Admissions legislation

4 March 14
Social Protection Committee to consider EU proposals on pension reform

25 February 14
Education Committee to assess role of Community and Vocational Education

19 February 14
Education Committee to assess fees on QQI education programmes

11 February 14
Social Protection Committee to assess impact of changes to pension age

28 January 14
Social Protection Committee to assess Social Enterprise potential

22 January 14
Select sub-Committee on Social Protection to consider Revised Estimates

21 January 14
Select sub-Committee on Education and Skills to consider Revised Estimates

16 January 14
New legislation should confer right to apply for Gender Recognition Certificate from 16 years of age: Social Protection Committee

13 January 14
Education Committee to continue discussions on school admissions legislation

11 December 13
Sub-Committee to consider Social Welfare and Pensions Bill

10 December 13
Education Committee to continue discussions on school admissions legislation

3 December 13
Education Committee to discuss upcoming school admissions legislation

26 November 13
Education Committee to hear concerns on Junior Cycle framework

19 November 13
Social Protection Committee to discuss entitlements of self-employed

12 November 13
Education Committee to consider progress on curbing Back to School costs

5 November 13
Social Protection Committee to discuss moves towards Youth Guarantee

23 October 13
Social Protection Committee continues hearings on Gender Recognition Bill

22 October 13
Social Protection Committee to commence hearings on Gender Recognition Bill

10 October 13
Education Committee calls for public submissions on School Admissions Bill

8 October 13
Education Committee to discuss role of special needs assistants

1 October 13
Department Officials to brief Committee on job creation and mortgage interest supplement schemes

24 September 13
Oireachtas Committee hear from St Vincent de Paul and USI on Budget 2014

11 September 13
Oireachtas Committee hears imperative for inclusive education for children with Down syndrome

10 September 13
Oireachtas Committee to discuss Down Syndrome education with leading international expert

23 August 13
Oireachtas Committee calls for public submissions on gender recognition legislation

16 July 13
Education Committee to meet Minister on Budget 2014

10 July 13
Education and Social Protection Committee urges effective implementation of Youth Guarantee

9 July 13
Social Protection Committee to meet Minister on Budget 2014

2 July 13
Education Committee to discuss pupil-teacher ratios in small primary schools

25 June 13
Education Committee calls for book rental schemes to curb back to school costs

25 June 13
Select sub-Committee to consider Revised Estimates for Department of Social Protection

24 June 13
Education Committee to launch report on tackling back to school costs

18 June 13
Education Committee to discuss SUSI grants system

14 June 13
European parliamentarians to discuss advancing the digital agenda

12 June 13
Select sub-Committee to consider Revised Estimates for Department of Education and Skills

11 June 13
Education Committee to consider history teachers' concerns on Junior Cert curriculum

28 May 13
Education Committee to discuss pupil teacher ratios in Gaeltacht schools

28 May 13
Na cóimheasa idir daltaí agus múinteoirí i scoileanna Gaeltachta le plé ag an gCoiste Oideachais

21 May 13
Social Protection Committee to continue consideration of child and family income supports

14 May 13
Social Protection Committee to discuss rent supplement scheme

7 May 13
Education Committee to explore how to curb back to school costs

30 April 13
Education and Skills sub-Committee to consider Further Education and Training Bill 2013

16 April 13
Education Committee to consider efforts to foster language learning

26 March 13
Education Committee to consider whole school approaches to mental health and bullying

19 March 13
Social Protection Committee to consider recommendations on Child Benefit

12 March 13
Education Committee to meet with e-Learning providers

5 March 13
Education and Social Protection Committee to hear from leading anti-poverty campaigners

19 February 13
Social Protection Committee to examine welfare appeals backlog

13 February 13
Education Committee assesses progress on digital literacy

12 February 13
Education Committee to consider progress on digital literacy skills

5 February 13
Social Protection Committee to consider lack of transparency in pension charges

29 January 13
Postponement of Social Protection Committee meeting

29 January 13
Social Protection Committee to consider lack of transparency in pension charges

16 January 13
Education Committee to consider Education and Training Boards Bill 2012

18 December 12
Education Committee to meet Chairman Designate of National Council for Special Education

11 December 12
Education Committee to continue consideration of Third Level Reform

4 December 12
Social Protection Committee to consider equality of treatment of Transgender people

4 December 12
Select Sub-Committee on Social Protection to discuss supplementary estimates with Minister Burton

4 December 12
Social Protection Committee to consider equality of treatment of Transgender people

28 November 12
Education Committee considers steps to sustain third level sector

27 November 12
Education Committee to consider third level education reform

14 November 12
Education Committee hears from Minister on Irish Presidency priorities

13 November 12
Education Committee to be briefed in advance of key Council of Ministers meeting

12 November 12
Education Committee to discuss student grant applications backlog

7 November 12
Social Protection Committee hears calls for greater use of pre-budget audits

6 November 12
Social Protection Committee to meet civil society groups on use of pre-budget audits

24 October 12
Education Committee considers Education and Training Boards Bill with TUI and NALA

7 November 12
Social Protection Committee hears calls for greater use of pre-budget audits

6 November 12
Social Protection Committee to meet civil society groups on use of pre-budget audits

24 October 12
Education Committee considers Education and Training Boards Bill with TUI and NALA

24 October 12
Education Committee considers Education and Training Boards Bill with TUI and NALA

23 October 12
Education Committee to discuss Education and Training Boards Bill

18 October 12
Committee engages with Chairman Designate of new Education Qualifications Authority

18 October 12
Committee engages with Chairman Designate of new Education Qualifications Authority

17 October 12
Education Committee to meet Chairman Designate of Quality Assurance Authority of Ireland

16 October 12
Social Protection Committee to discuss Community Employment Scheme

10 October 12
Education Committee hears practical recommendations on reducing back to school costs

9 October 12
Education Committee to consider back to school costs

3 October 12
Social Protection Committee discusses access to welfare of self-employed

2 October 12
Social Protection Committee to consider access to welfare of self-employed

26 September 12
Social Protection Committee meets Minister for pre-budget and Council of Ministers briefings

25 September 12
Social Protection Committee to meet Minister for pre-budget and pre-Council of Ministers briefings

18 September 12
Education Committee to meet Minister for pre-budget briefing

17 September 12
Social Protection Committee to discuss welfare funding shortfall

17 July 12
Education Committee to meet on teacher education reform

27 June 12
Sub-Committee to consider Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Bill 2012

25 June 12
Select Sub-Committee to consider Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Bill

20 June 12
Joanna Tuffy TD elected Chair of Education and Social Protection Committee