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FREE Professional Learning Event for Teachers of Government & Politics at A Level and GCSE

You are invited to attend a Professional Learning Event in the Long Gallery of Parliament Buildings, Stormont, on Tuesday 8th October 2019.

Programme:

09:00 – 09:30              Registration
09:30 – 10:00              Education Service update
10:00 – 11:00              The work and impact of House of Commons Select Committees – Judith Boyce, Head of Guidance and Learning, Committee Office Scrutiny Unit, House of Commons
11:00 – 11:15              Comfort break
11:15 – 11:45              Running Government Departments in the absence of an Executive – David Sterling, Head of Northern Ireland Civil Service
11:45 – 12:30              An analysis of the current political landscape in Northern Ireland – Clare Rice, PhD researcher in Law and Politics at QUB
12:30 -  12:40             Politics in Action Project – Peter Weil
12:40 – 13:15              Lunch (provided)
13:15 – 13.45              Brexit and the Northern Ireland Assembly – Shauna Mageean, NI Assembly EU Affairs Manager      
13:45 -  14:00             CCEA Update on GCSE & A Level Government and Politics – Dennis Norman, CCEA
14.00 – 14:30              Q&A with MLAs
14:30 – 14:45              Closing remarks and feedback

To book this event, please contact the Education Service at education.service@niassembly.gov.uk or telephone 028 9052 1833.

Please book by Friday 27th September 2019 and please note that no substitute cover is available for this event.