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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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Children's Commissioner for England gives evidence
Education Committee looks into Commissioner's commitments for child protection and wellbeing
21 October 2015
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Supplementary evidence on the work of Ofsted published
The document addresses points raised in the Education Committee's meeting with Sir Michael Wilshaw
19 October 2015
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Supply of teachers examined in Education Committee inquiry
The inquiry looks at the recruitment, retention and shortages of teachers
16 October 2015
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Mental health and wellbeing of looked after children inquiry launch
Education Committee launches inquiry building on the Health Committee's recent report on childrens' mental health
18 September 2015
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Children's Commissioner for England one-off evidence session
Education Committee holds one-off evidence session with Anne Longfield OBE
17 September 2015
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Sir Michael Wilshaw gives evidence on Ofsted
Education Committee holds one-off evidence session with Sir Michael Wilshaw, Chief Inspector of Education
10 September 2015
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Secretary of State for Education gives evidence
Education Committee questions Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP on her work as Secretary of State
9 September 2015
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The work of Ofqual one-off evidence session
Education Committee holds a one-off evidence session with Ofqual's Chief Regulator, and Chair
3 September 2015
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Committee begins inquiry into role of Regional Schools Comissioners
Education Committee launches inquiry into the role of Regional Schools Commissioners
20 July 2015
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MPs are promised action on summer born admissions
Education Committee publishes Minister's letter on summer born children
17 July 2015
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Sir Michael Wilshaw gives evidence on the work of Ofsted
Education Committee holds one-off evidence session on the work of Ofsted
16 July 2015
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Government response to sex education report is "feeble"
Chair of Education Committee comments on Government response to PSHE and SRE inquiry
16 July 2015
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Education Committee launch blog
Committee launches blog with new ways for public to get involved
15 July 2015
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Neil Carmichael elected as Chair
Chair of Education Committee announced
18 June 2015
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Chair nominations for Education Committee
Nominations close at 5pm on Wednesday 10 June
4 June 2015
Total results 335 (page 17 of 17)