3 edition of Gaelic Broadcasting Committee annual report & accounts 1999-00. found in the catalog.
|Statement||Gaelic Broadcasting Committee|
|Publishers||Gaelic Broadcasting Committee|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||56|
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18 items of subordinate legislation were considered by the Committee. The previous committee remit was: "To consider and report on matters relating to school and pre-school education, the arts, culture and sport and such other matters as fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Children and Education.
Once again, publication of the report was followed by a debate in the Chamber. The Committee also considered the Scottish Qualifications Authority Bill which restructures the Board of the SQA and establishes an Advisory Council to it. The Committee held an evidence session in Galashiels, a public meeting in Hawick and visited schools in the Borders. The Committee considered 12 petitions, 7 of which were concerned with education matters and the remaining 5 with culture or sport issues.
Karen Gillon re-joined the committee on 8 th January 2001 and was chosen as convener. Other petitions related to pre-school provision, and to other matters within the committee's remit including Scottish traditional arts, Scottish cultural, natural and archeaological heritage, Gaelic as a second language and a Children's Commissioner for disabled children. Gaelic Broadcasting Committee annual report & accounts 1999-00.
1 2001 Remit and Membership Remit To consider and report on matters relating to school and pre-school education which fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Education, Europe and External Affairs; and on matters relating to the arts, culture and sport which fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Environment, Sport and Culture.
The Education, Culture and Sport Committee met weekly throughout the year and conducted a wide range of inquiries into issues relevant to its remit while dealing with an increasing volume of legislation.
Session 1 2002 Remit and membership 12 May 2001 - 11 May 2002 Remit: To consider and report on matters relating to school and pre-school education which fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Education, Europe and External Affairs; and on matters relating to the arts, culture and sport which fall within the responsibility of the Minister for the Environment, Sport and Culture.
Bill, which received Royal Assent on 14 th July 2000. Cathy Peattie was chosen as deputy convener on 20 th September 2000.
The majority of these had to do with schools, with three petitions on school closures, one on after-school clubs, two on curriculum issues and one on school lunches. The committee undertook an Inquiry into school exam results SQA in September 2000, including a visit to one of the SQA sites in Dalkeith, and published its report in December. The Minister for Education, Europe and External Affairs, Mr Jack McConnell, attended the committee and answered members' questions on the draft Order.
All of the meetings held in private were to discuss the wording of draft reports.
The Committee focussed on the financial and strategic planning for the change, issues of quality and artistic direction and the process of consultation and announcement.
The Committee's report, published in June 2001, highlighted a number of serious flaws in the business arrangements and made recommendations for more effective monitoring of future publicly funded projects.