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Featured consultations

On this page you will find featured government consultations that are currently running.

Featured consultations

Consultation on the Review of Youth Training Interim Report

The Department for Employment and Learning is seeking your views on the interim report of the review of youth training.

The review aims to build a system of youth training that will be recognised both nationally and internationally by employers, further and higher education providers, young people and parents/guardians for its quality, flexibility and transferability.

You can download documents and find out more, including how to respond from the DEL website:

Deadline for response - 5pm 10 February 2015

Consultation on addressing bullying in schools

The Department of Education is seeking your views on proposals to address bullying in schools.

The consultation document sets out the department's proposals to:

  • provide a common definition of bullying
  • introduce a requirement for all grant-aided schools to centrally record complaints of bullying, motivating factors behind the bullying behaviour and the actions taken by the school in addressing each complaint
  • introduce a requirement for each Board of Governors (BoG) to identify and designate one or more members, with responsibility for the development of its anti-bullying policies and for their proper implementation within the school

You can download documents and find out more, including how to respond from the DE website:

Deadline for response - 6pm 27 February 2015