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Lifelong Learning Committee - 29 May 2013

A Meeting of the Lifelong Learning Committee will be held in the Council Chamber, Fourth Floor, Council Building, 2 High Street, Perth on Wednesday 29 May 2013 at 2.00pm.

Those attending the meeting are requested to ensure that all mobile phones and other communication devices are switched off.

Members

Councillor 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; Mrs H Bridge, Mr S Coulter, Mrs P Duncan, Mrs P Giles, Mr I Jackson, Mrs A McAuley , Mrs M McFarlane

Agenda

1.    Declarations of Interest

2.    Minutes

(i)    Minute of Meeting of the Lifelong Learning Committee of 13 March 2013 for approval and signature

(ii)    Minute of Meeting of the School Estate Sub-Committee of the Lifelong Learning Committee of 15 November 2012 for noting

(iii)    Minute of Meeting of the Joint Negotiating Committee for Teaching Staff of 15 January 2013 for noting

3.    Appointment of Non-Council Members

The Committee is asked to agree the appointment of the following non-elected members of the Committee:

(i)    Mrs Patricia Duncan - Teacher Representative for the Primary Sector

(ii)    Mr Stephen Coulter - Parent Representative for the Primary Sector

4.    icon Evidence2Success Progress Report [352Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 13/241) (Pages 9-18)

5.    icon Education and Children's Services Business Management and Improvement Plan 2013/14 and Annual Performance Report 2012/13 [2Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 13/242) (Pages 19-80)

        Note The above report will also be submitted to the Scrutiny Committee on 12 June 2013

6.    icon Anti Bullying Strategy [653Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 13/243) (Pages 81-106)

7.    icon Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill [317Kb]- Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 13/244) (Pages 107-112)

8.    icon Commission on the Delivery of Rural Education [2Mb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 13/245) (Pages 113-186)

9.    icon Contracts Awarded by Education and Children's Services Under Delegated Powers [307Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 13/246) (Pages 187-192)

10.  icon Perth and Kinross Accredited Club Excellence Scheme (PACES) Update [348Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 13/247) (Pages 193-202)

11.  icon Perth City Campus and Virtual Learning Environment [716Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 13/248) (Pages 203-214)

12.  icon Place Partnership Project [365Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 13/249) (Pages 215-226)

13.  icon Update on Foster Carer Recruitment and Placements [325Kb] - Report by Executive Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 13/250) (Pages 227-234)