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Education Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Education Committee scrutinises the work of the Department for Education, covering children’s social care, schools, colleges, the early years and higher education. The Committee also holds regular hearings with DfE’s arms-length bodies, including Ofsted, Ofqual and the Children’s Commissioner. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsEd

Committee news

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Rt Hon Justine Greening MP questioned on the work of her Department
The Education Committee questions Secretary of State for Education
25 October 2017
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Government responds to children and young people's mental health report
Education and Health Committees publish Government response to joint report on young people's mental health and the role of education
24 October 2017
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Leading figures from children's organisations questioned
Education Committee hears from representatives from children's organisations supporting foster carers and young people in care
13 October 2017
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Education Committee launches inquiry into Alternative Provision
Education Committee inquires into alternative provision to mainstream school
20 September 2017
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Value for money in higher education: Committee launches inquiry
Education Committee launches inquiry into social justice and support for disadvantaged students
15 September 2017
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New Education Committee to prioritise social justice and productivity
New Education Committee to focus on two themes for the new Parliament
13 September 2017
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Robert Halfon elected as Chair
Chair of Education Committee announced
10 July 2017
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Chair nominations for Education Committee
Nominations close at 3pm on Friday 7 July
22 June 2017
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General Election 2017 - Education Committee
Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 3 May 2017, all select committees have ceased to exist
3 May 2017
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Education Committee membership at the end of Parliament 2015-17
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2015-17 Parliament
3 May 2017
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Recruiting and retaining teachers will remain a significant challenge
Education Committee publishes Government response to recruitment and retention of teachers report
2 May 2017
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Pupils should have more time for well-being, say MPs
Health and Education Committees publish report on Children and young people's mental health
2 May 2017
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'High-stakes' testing harming teaching and learning in primary schools
Education Committee report on primary assessment (SATs) and school accountability
1 May 2017
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Children and young people's mental health report to be published
Health and Education Committees to publish report on Children and young people's mental health
26 April 2017
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Primary assessment report to be published
The Education Committee will publish its report on Primary assessment
26 April 2017
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Address staffing, immigration and research concerns to protect UK universities
Education Committee publishes report on the impact of Brexit on higher education
25 April 2017
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Impact of exiting the EU on higher education report announced
Education Committee announces publication of its report on the impact of exiting the EU on higher education
21 April 2017
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Fostering: research and innovation examined
Education Committee examines recently published figures which show fall in number of applications
19 April 2017
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Ministers questioned on education and children's mental health
Health and Education Committees also hear from Lord Layard, Natasha Devon, Baroness Tyler and NHS representatives
24 March 2017
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Education's role in children and young people's mental health examined
Health and Education Committees hear from psychologists, headteachers and campaigners
10 March 2017
Total results 335 (page 11 of 17)