On 9 February 2011 the Committee announced a short inquiry into the English Baccalaureate (EBac)
The Committee called for written submissions addressing the following points:
- the purpose and benefits of the EBac and its value as a measure of pupil and school performance;
- the choice of subjects included in the EBac;
- the implications of the EBac for pupils, schools and employers;
- international comparators for the EBac.
The deadline for written submissions passed on Tuesday 8 March 2011.