Draft Traveller Child In Education Action Framework Consultation
Consultation on the Draft Traveller Child in Education Action Framework
Consultation start date: Monday, 24 September 2012
Consultation end date: Monday, 31 December 2012 at 11:59pm
In December 2011 the Minister for Education, John O’Dowd, launched a report by the Taskforce on Traveller Education which contained a number of high level recommendations aimed at addressing the barriers to education faced by Traveller children.
The draft Traveller Child in Education Action Framework was a response to these recommendations and will once finalised progress the way forward to ensure that Traveller children can benefit from the educational opportunities available.
The Department of Education consulted on the draft Traveller Child in Education Action Framework between 24 September 2012 and 31 December 2012.
A number of Public Meetings were arranged throughout the province, details can be found below:
All responses have now been received and the Department is currently carrying out an analysis of the consultation and considering all comments received.
Following Ministerial approval the Traveller Child in Education Framework will be implemented in 2013.
You can view the Draft Traveller Child in Education Action Framework below:
Please contact Additional Educational Needs Team if you require any information regarding the consultation.Additional Educational Needs Team
Department of Education
43 Balloo Road
By Telephone: 02891 279441
By Text Phone: 18001 02891 279441
By Fax: 02891 279100