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Minister's speeches and statements

Statement to the Assembly on Major Capital Projects to be Advanced in Planning - Tuesday 24 June 2014

Minister for Education's full statement to the assembly is available below:

Statement to the Assembly - Major Capital Projects to be Advanced in Planning - 24 June 2014

Statement to the Assembly on East Belfast Development Proposals and Area Based Planning - Tuesday 14 January 2014

Minister for Education's full statement to the assembly is available below:

Minister's Statement to the Assembly on East Belfast Development Proposals and Area Based Planning - 14 January 2014 (PDF-153KB)

Statement to the Assembly on the way ahead for education provision - 26 February 2013

Minister for Education's full statement to the assembly setting out the the next steps for area planning of education provision is available below:

Statement to the Assembly - 'Putting Pupils First: Embedding Area Planning' - 26 February 2012 (PDF - 368KB)

Tús Áite a Thabhairt do Dhaltaí: Pleanáil Ceantair a Leabú’ (PDF-496KB)

Statement to the Assembly on Capital Investment plans- 22 January 2012

Minister O'Dowd's full statement to the Assembly outlining the capital investment plans for the coming period is available below:

Statement to the Assembly: Advancing New Schools in Planning - Capital Proposals update: projects to be advanced to plannning and Schools Enhancement Programme" on Tuesday 22 January 2013 (PDF-143KB)

Cur Chun Cinn Scoileana Nua i dTéarnaí Pleanálá (PDF -178KB)

Statement to the Assembly - 4 December 2012

Minister O'Dowd's full statement to the Assembly outlining the future direction for early years education and learning is available below.

Statement to the Assembly: Learning to learn: A framework for Early Years Education and Learning - 4 December 2012 (PDF - 148KB)

Statement to the Assembly - 6 November 2012

A copy of Minister O'Dowd's full statement to the Assembly on Tuesday, 6 November 2013 on the next steps for education is available below:

Putting pupils first: improving outcomes; improving opportunity - Education Minister's statement to the Assembly - November 2012 (PDF-140KB)

Statement to the Assembly on review of GCSEs and A Levels - 1 October 2012

Education Minister’s full statement to the Assembly on the review of GCSE and A Level Qualifications - 1 October 2012 can be accessed via the link below:

Statement to the Assembly on Review of GCSEs and A Levels (PDF 60.3KB)

Statement to the Assembly - 26 September 2011

Please find below the speech given by Education Minister, John O'Dowd, to the Assembly on Monday 26 September 2011 setting out his vision for the next steps in education locally.

Statement to the Assembly on Early Years - 2 July 2012

Please find link below to the Education Minister, John O'Dowd's statement to the Assembly on the outcome of the consultation on the Early Years (0-6) Stratefy and the proposed way forward.

Education Minister's full statement to the Assembly on Early Years - 2 July 2012 (PDF - 144KB)

Statement to the Assembly - 25 June 2012

Please find below a link to Minister O'Dowd's statement to the Assembly on future capital investment in the schools estate on Monday, 25 June 2012.

Statement to the Assembly: Capital Investment - the next steps - 25 June 2012 (PDF - 148KB)