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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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Justine Greening MP questioned on Department for Education brief
Education Committee hears from Secretary of State on schools funding, teacher supply and Ofsted's future
14 September 2016
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Multi-academy trusts: academics and faith education providers questioned
Education Committee hears on faith-based MATs, Government plans for expansion and local authority powers
7 September 2016
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Government's Life Chances strategy examined by Committees
Education Committee and Work and Pensions Committee hear from representatives of children's charities and organisations
15 July 2016
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Ofsted and Narey review examined by Committee
Education Committee hears from Ofsted's Chief Inspector and Interim National Director and Sir Martin Narey
15 July 2016
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Committee Chair welcomes expanded role of DfE
Chair of the Education Committee congratulates Justine Greening MP on her appointment
14 July 2016
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Multi-academy trusts Chief Executives questioned by Committee
Education Committee hears on MATs performance, growth and governance
13 July 2016
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Children's social work under immense pressure Committee report finds
Education Committee report finds children's social work in need of effective reform
13 July 2016
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Ofsted Chief Inspector candidate rejected by Committee
Education Committee rejects Government's HMCI candidate Amanda Spielman
7 July 2016
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Ofsted Chief Inspector pre-appointment hearing
Education Committee hears from the Government's preferred candidate for the position of Ofsted Chief Inspector
29 June 2016
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Multi-academy trusts: Ofsted Chief Inspector and National Schools Commissioner questioned
Education Committee hears from Sir Michael Wilshaw and Sir David Carter
10 June 2016
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Education Committee Chair welcomes PAC report on training new teachers
Neil Carmichael MP says report sheds more light on teaching staff recruitment challenges
10 June 2016
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Education professionals questioned on teacher supply
Education Committee hears on continuous professional development and teacher recruiting assessment
6 June 2016
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Specialist Advisers openings available with the Education Committee
Education Committee seeks to appoint two 'Standing' Specialist Advisers
31 May 2016
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Education for All Bill requires closer consideration says Committee Chair
Neil Carmichael MP calls on Nicky Morgan to publish Bill in draft form
26 May 2016
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Children's Minister questioned on role of Children's Commissioner
Education Committee questions the role and powers of the Children's Commissioner with Childrens' Minister
20 May 2016
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Multi-academy trusts: Committee publishes written evidence
Education Committee publishes written evidence on multi-academy trusts
11 May 2016
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DfE officials questioned on Government's social work reform
Education Committee questions Minister and Chief Social Worker
3 May 2016
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Vulnerable children turned away from mental health treatment report finds
Education Committee publishes report on mental health of looked-after children
28 April 2016
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Nicky Morgan questioned on academies and Education White Paper
Education Committee hears from Secretary of State on teaching, academies and national curriculum
27 April 2016
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Mental health of looked-after children: Committee announces report publication
Education Committee announces the publication of its report on well-being of looked-after children
25 April 2016
Total results 339 (page 14 of 17)