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OP 39-07/08 Marshalled


Item 4: Order Paper 39 07/08 – 25 February 2008
 Private Members’ Business - Motions
Motion - Post-Primary Transfer

That this Assembly notes with concern the lack of clarity in the Minister of Education’s proposals for post-primary transfer; and urges her to bring details of her proposals immediately before the Executive and the Assembly, to ease the concerns of parents, pupils and teachers.

[Mr T Lunn]
[Mr M Storey]
[Miss M McIlveen]
[Mr K Robinson]

Amendment 1:

Proposed: Leave out ‘the Executive and’; and at end insert:

‘, by setting out the practical steps necessary to deliver reform, while (i) enhancing quality; (ii) ensuring equality of opportunity for all; (iii) protecting against a post-code lottery; (iv) addressing local needs and making best use of resources through area-based planning; and (v) delivering sustainable schools.’

[Mr D Bradley]