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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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Augar Review: Committee Chair comments on post-18 review of education and funding
Chair of the Education Committee Robert Halfon MP comments on the Augar Review
30 May 2019
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SEND - DfE Ministers Nadhim Zahawi and Nick Gibb questioned
Education Committee hears from Ministers from the Department for Education on reforms of the SEND system
16 May 2019
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Minister questioned on Government response to Committee's report
Education Committee hears from Chris Skidmore MP on the Government's response to report on Value for Money in Higher Education
10 May 2019
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Opportunity areas: Children and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi questioned
Education Committee examines the Government's Opportunity Areas (OA)programme
10 May 2019
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Councils' approach to supporting children with SEND examined
Education Committee hears from East Sussex County Council and the London Borough of Newham
3 May 2019
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Committee Chair writes to Association of School and College Leaders General Secretary on knife crime
Education Committee publishes correspondence with the Association of School and College Leaders General Secretary
30 April 2019
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Opportunity areas: Education Committee to hold roundtable discussion
Education Committee holds a rountable for representatives from OA's
26 April 2019
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Committee question Lord Agnew and National Schools Commissioner Dominic Herrington
Education Committee hear about Government policy on academies and school efficiencies
26 April 2019
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SEND - Ofsted, Care Quality Commission and the Independent Parental Special Education Advice questioned
Education Committee examines how local authorities are inspected to ensure they are fulfilling their responsibilities to children with SEND
17 April 2019
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Knife crime and school exclusions: Committee writes to Secretary of State
Education Committee publish correspondence with the Secretary of State for Education
10 April 2019
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Education Ministers questioned on technology and school and college funding
Education Committee hears from Anne Milton MP and Nick Gibb MP
29 March 2019
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Education Ministers questioned on technology and school and college funding
Education Committee hears from Anne Milton MP and Nick Gibb MP
29 March 2019
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Taiwanese Science and Technology Minister questioned on technology in schools
Education Committee hears from Taiwanese Science and Technology Minister and a panel of academics
29 March 2019
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Link between rise in exclusions and increase in knife crime explored
Education Committee examines some of the factors which may have led to rise in knife crime with policy experts
22 March 2019
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Young people with SEND discuss support received in school and college
Education Committee hears from young people with SEND
15 March 2019
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Chief Regulator and Chair of exams and qualifications regulator questioned
Education Committee hears from Sally Collier and Roger Taylor in the latest of a series of accountability hearings
8 March 2019
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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and the health sector examined
Education Committee holds round-table discussion with representatives from the health sector, including Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister of State for Care
5 March 2019
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Government responds to Nursing degree apprenticeships report
Education Committee publishes Government Response
4 March 2019
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OECD Education Director questioned on role of technology in the classroom
Education Committee hears from Andreas Schleicher, OECD Education Director
26 February 2019
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Impact of 2014 SEND reforms on local authorities examined
Education Committee hears from local authorities on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
7 February 2019
Total results 339 (page 6 of 17)