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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

Government failing to tackle social injustice in early years education, say MPs
Education Committee publishes report on tackling disadvantage in the early years
7 February 2019
Ofsted Chief Inspector questioned on new draft education inspection framework
Education Committee hears from Amanda Spielman in latest series of accountability hearings
5 February 2019
Committee holds roundtable discussion on post-16 support
Education Committee examines issues faced by young people with special educational needs and disabilities post-16
29 January 2019
Damian Hinds MP appears before Education Committee
Education Committee questions Secretary of State for Education on a range of issues in accountability hearing
16 January 2019
SEND - roundtable discussion with teachers and school staff
Education Committee hears from teachers and school staff on special educational needs and disabilities
15 January 2019
The role of technology in the classroom examined
Education Committee questions technology and educational experts on technology and education
8 January 2019
Committee Chair comments on Government response to report on apprenticeships
Robert Halfon MP, Chair of Education Committee comments on the Government's response
20 December 2018
Fourth Industrial Revolution and the role of education examined
Education Committee hears from university leaders on the role of education in Fourth Industrial Revolution inquiry
11 December 2018
Tear down barriers to end nursing degree apprenticeship 'mirage' say MPs
Education Committee publishes report on Nursing apprenticeships
6 December 2018
Professor Rose Luckin appointed Specialist Adviser
Education Committee appoints Specialist Adviser for its fourth industrial revolution inquiry
4 December 2018
Committee hears from parents on the SEND system
Education Committee explores impact of SEND system and the role of Parent Carer Forums
4 December 2018
Local authorities questioned on school and college funding
Education Committee examines role of local authorities in the funding of schools and colleges
27 November 2018
Work of the Careers & Enterprise Company scrutinised
Education Committee questions Chief Executive and Chair on the Government's new careers strategy
21 November 2018
Special educational needs and disabilities roundtable discussion
Education Committee holds roundtable discussion on special educational needs and disabilities
20 November 2018
Committee questions education unions and school and college leaders
Education Committee examines the management of school and college finances
6 November 2018
Universities must focus on value for money
Education Committee publishes report on value for money in higher education
5 November 2018
Publication of Report on Value for money in higher education
Education Committee announces publication of report
1 November 2018
Student Loans Company Chief Executive and Chair questioned
Education Committee hears from Chief Executive and Chair of the Student Loans Company on changes made to the organisation
30 October 2018
Funding and special educational needs and disabilities examined
Education Committee hears from experts, schools and local authorities on SEND funding
23 October 2018
Committee Chair writes to Chancellor on further education funding
Education Committee Chair urges Government to 'look very carefully' at the core level of funding for FE
15 October 2018
Total results 339 (page 7 of 17)