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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

These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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Reports, special reports and government responses

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Third report: A plan for an adult skills and lifelong learning revolution
Inquiry Adult skills and lifelong learning
Committees Education Committee
HC 278
Report
Response to this report
Third Special Report - A plan for an adult skills and lifelong learning revolution: Government Response to the Committee’s Third Report
HC 1310
Special Report
Third Special Report - A plan for an adult skills and lifelong learning revolution: Government Response to the Committee’s Third Report
Inquiry Adult skills and lifelong learning
Committees Education Committee
HC 1310
Special Report
Fourth Report - Appointment of the Chair of the Office for Students
Work Appointment of the Chair of the Office for Students (Pre-appointment hearing)
Committees Education Committee
HC 1143
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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15 June 2021
Inquiry Accountability hearings
Witnesses Amanda Spielman (Her Majesty's Chief Inspector at Ofsted), and Sean Harford (National Director of Education at Ofsted)
Committees Education Committee
Oral Evidence
15 June 2021
Work Safeguarding in Schools (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Amanda Spielman (Her Majesty's Chief Inspector at Ofsted), Andrew Cook (Her Majesty's Inspector and Regional Director for the North West at Ofsted), and Vanessa Ward (Chief Executive and Chief Inspector at Independent Schools Inspectorate)
Committees Education Committee
Oral Evidence
8 June 2021
Inquiry Prison Education
Committees Education Committee
Oral Evidence
HED0994 - Home Education
Witnesses Association of Elective Home Education Professionals
Committees Education Committee
Written Evidence
HED0995 - Home Education
Witnesses Educational Freedom
Committees Education Committee
Written Evidence
HED0996 - Home Education
Witnesses James Simister
Committees Education Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: educom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: (General Enquiries) 020 7219 2370 / For all media inquiries please contact Oliver Florence florenceo@parliament.uk / 02072191679 and Nelson Idama idaman@parliament.uk / 0207 219 6585
  • Address: Education Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA