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Joined December 2012
As part of our inquiry, we are looking at A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, apprenticeships, and the benefits and challenges of the Government’s reforms to Level 3 qualifications. Read the full terms of reference: committees.parliament.uk/wor… Send us your submissions by 20 January 2022.
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Today we launch an inquiry on the educational challenges facing children and young people from a Gypsy, Roma and Traveller background. The deadline for submissions is noon on 25 January. Read more about our new inquiry, including how to contribute: committees.parliament.uk/com…
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Tomorrow, Wednesday 1 December, we will be questioning the Minister for Children and Families on a range of topical issues. We'll be livestreaming the session on our Twitter page, from 10am. nitter.fdn.fr/i/broadcasts/1lP…
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We've now published the transcript of our session with Children and Families Minister @willquince. We questioned the Minister on a range of areas including publication of the SEND Review, Family Hubs, and exclusion rates. Read here: committees.parliament.uk/ora…
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We're about to start our evidence session with Children and Families Minister Will Quince. Watch live on our Twitter page.
Tomorrow, Wednesday 1 December, we will be questioning the Minister for Children and Families on a range of topical issues. We'll be livestreaming the session on our Twitter page, from 10am. nitter.fdn.fr/i/broadcasts/1lP…
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On Wednesday 1 December we will be questioning Children and Families Minister @willquince. We'll be asking the Minister about a range of topical areas, including the Department's SEND Review, and Family Hubs. Watch live from 10am: parliamentlive.tv/Event/Inde… committees.parliament.uk/com…
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Today we visited HMP Thorn Cross as part of our #PrisonEducationInquiry. We spoke to current prisoners undertaking academic and vocational courses, and toured the classrooms and workshops in the prison.
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Last night we hosted a dinner at @BuckleysRest with representatives providing academic and vocational courses to prisoners in HMP Thorn Cross. We would like to thank the students and staff at @wvrcollege for a fantastic meal. #PrisonEducationInquiry
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We have launched an inquiry on post-16 qualifications. “We need to remove the false dichotomy between vocational and academic achievement.” Read the full quote from our Chair @halfon4harlowMP and find out how to submit your views here: committees.parliament.uk/com…
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New evidence from @ADCStweets suggests the numbers of children in home education continue to rise. Our July report Strengthening Home Education called for a statutory register of children out of school. Read our report here: committees.parliament.uk/pub…
The number of children withdrawn from school for elective home education soared by 34% last year, with Covid the reason most frequently cited by parents schoolsweek.co.uk/home-educa…
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Our session on Children's Homes has just started. We'll be examining issues including support and outcomes for children with SEND, and the sufficiency of provision. Watch live: parliamentlive.tv/Event/Inde…
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We have now published the transcript of our 3rd Children's Homes evidence session. We asked the panel about topics including the rise in the number of children in care, support for children in care with SEND, and value for money in placements. Read here: committees.parliament.uk/ora…
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Education Committee retweeted
Public funding will be removed from “low-quality” level 3 courses that overlap with A Levels and T Levels from 2024. This includes many BTECs. What are the Government’s plans for these reforms? And what are the implications? ow.ly/c9SW50GQIx0
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Education Committee retweeted
MPs have now moved on to the second #BackbenchBusiness debate. This debate is on the provision of school-based counselling services and was tabled by Nick Brown MP and @halfon4harlowMP. Follow proceedings from the Chamber live at Parliament TV 📺 parliamentlive.tv/Commons
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