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Lifelong Learning Committee - 27 May 2015

A Meeting of the Lifelong Learning Committee will be held in the Gannochy Suite, First Floor, Dewar's Centre, Glover Street, Perth on Wednesday 27 May 2015 at 2.00pm.

If you have any queries please contact Linda Brown on (01738) 475127 or Christina Flynn on (01738) 475450.

Members

Councillors B Band (Convener), G Walker (Vice Convener), C Gillies, K Howie, G Laing, E Maclachlan, A Munro, D Pover, C Shiers, L Simpson, A Stewart, B Vaughan and W Wilson.

Agenda

1.     Welcome and Apologies

2.     Declarations of Interest

3.     Minutes

(i)     Minute of meeting of the Lifelong Learning Committee of 11 March 2015 for approval and signature

(ii)    Minute of meeting of the Executive Sub-Committee of the Lifelong Learning Committee of 4 February 2015 for noting

(iii)   Minute of meeting of the Executive Sub-Committee of the Lifelong Learning Committee of 25 February 2015 for noting

(iv)   Minute of meeting of the School Estate Sub-Committee of 20 November 2014 for noting

(v)    Minute of meeting of Joint Negotiating Committee for Teaching Staff of 13 January 2015 for noting

4.    Perth and Kinross Community Planning Partnership - Economy and Lifelong Learning Group

       (i)      icon Briefing Note by Executive Lead Officer [431Kb] (copy herewith 15/207) (Pages 17-20)

5.     icon Education and Children's Services Joint Business Management and Improvement Plan and Annual Performance Report [4Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/208) (Pages 21-70)

Note: The above report will also be submitted to the meeting of the Scrutiny  Committee on 17 June 2015.

6.     icon Language Learning in Scotland: A 1+2 Approach [2Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/209) (Pages 71-90)

7.     icon Statutory Consultation - Establishment of a New Secondary School in Perth [6Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/210) (Pages 91-170)

8.     icon Consultation on Statutory Guidance for Parts 4, 5 and 18 (Section 96) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 [3Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/211) (Pages 171-208)

9.     icon Review of Kinship Care Arrangements [862Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/212) (Pages 209-218)

10.   icon Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 - Aftercare and Continuing Care [786Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/213) (Pages 219-228)

11.   icon Implementation of 600 Hours Early Learning and Childcare (ELCC): Progress Update [2Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/214) (Pages 229-244)

12.   icon Perth and Kinross Place Partnership Project Final Evaluation [685Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/215) (Pages 245-252)

Note: Helen Smout, Service Manager, Cultural Services will give a short presentation on the Perth and Kinross Place Partnership Initiative prior to consideration of the above report.

13.   icon Review of Charges 2015/2016 [2Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/216) (Pages 253-280)