AQW 21764/17-22 – Cost of Classroom Furniture

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education to list the unit cost of the ten most required items of school furniture provided under (i) the Education Authority tender until March 2021; and (ii) the frameworks acquisition method in place since the expiration of the previous contract(s). Minister of Education: The unit … Continue reading AQW 21764/17-22 – Cost of Classroom Furniture

AQW 5124/17-22 – Transport arrangements for children with Special Educational Needs

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education how his Department intends to implement social distancing guidance in relation to Education Authority and private transport arrangements for children with Special Educational Needs who attend specialist units in mainstream schools, including pupils with (i) ASD, MLD, ADHD conditions; (ii) behavioural difficulties; and (iii) … Continue reading AQW 5124/17-22 – Transport arrangements for children with Special Educational Needs

AQW 9523/16-21 – Ending Free School Transport

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Education, in relation to the Education Authority’s statement that it is considering ending free school transport (i) what rural-proofing exercise has been carried out in relation to charging for school transport; and (ii) for his assessment of the introduction of such charges. (AQW 9523/16-21) Minister of … Continue reading AQW 9523/16-21 – Ending Free School Transport