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Question Results

Tuesday 30 June 2020


 
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1 AQO 493/17-22 Dr Steve Aiken OBE
(UUP - South Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Education how he plans to communicate with principals and Boards of Governors on the reopening of schools as lockdown restrictions are eased.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
2 AQO 494/17-22 Mr Gerry Kelly
(SF - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education for an update on the backlog in special educational needs assessment and statementing in North Belfast.

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3 AQO 495/17-22 Mr Jonathan Buckley
(DUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education for his assessment of how many children will return to school for face-to-face teaching in September.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
4 AQO 496/17-22 Ms Martina Anderson
(SF - Foyle)
To ask the Minister of Education for his assessment of the difficulties faced by schools operating in mobile accommodation in relation to social distancing.

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5 AQO 497/17-22 Mr Colin McGrath
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Education for an update on the implementation of the Funding Scheme for Regional and Local Voluntary Youth Organisations.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
6 AQO 498/17-22 Ms Sinéad Ennis
(SF - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Education what plans he has to address the shortage of autism-specific learning centres in post-primary schools in the Newry and Mourne area.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
7 AQO 499/17-22 Mr John Blair
(APNI - South Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Education what support services are in place for children with special educational needs following the closure of schools and special schools as a result of COVID-19.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
8 AQO 500/17-22 Ms Claire Sugden
(IND - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Education how his Department plans to support teaching and non-teaching staff to return to the classroom for the 2020-21 academic year.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
9 AQO 501/17-22 Mr William Irwin
(DUP - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister of Education, in relation to COVID-19, for his assessment of the long-term impact of prolonged school closures.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
10 AQO 502/17-22 Mr Alan Chambers
(UUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education to outline any contingency plans he has in place for a second wave of COVID-19 in autumn 2020.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
11 AQO 503/17-22 Mr Paul Frew
(DUP - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Education how a reduction in the social distancing guidelines, from two metres to one metre, would impact plans to reopen schools.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
12 AQO 504/17-22 Mr Doug Beattie MC
(UUP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Education how many schools, across all sectors, have submitted development proposals to his Department to allow the teaching of Key Stage 4.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
13 AQO 505/17-22 Mr Matthew O'Toole
(SDLP - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Education what support he plans to provide to the childcare sector to enable parents to go back to work.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
14 AQO 506/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education to outline the guidance his Department provides to post-primary schools on admissions.

To be answered on 30/06/2020
15 AQO 507/17-22 Miss Rachel Woods
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education for an update on the Childcare Strategy.

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