COMMONS

Committee to continue inquiry into 16-19 participation in education and training

13 May 2011

Education Committee to hear oral evidence from schools, colleges and local authorities on Wednesday 18 May at 9.30am in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

This one hour session will look at the roles of schools, colleges and local authorities in preparing for the rise in the age of compulsory participation in education or training. There will also be a focus on the quality and availability of careers advice for 16–19 year olds.

Witnesses:

At 9.30 am

  • Joanne McAllister, 14–19 support team, Cumbria County Council;
  • Professor Tony Watts OBE, Life President, National Institute for Careers Education and Counselling;
  • Martin Doel, Chief Executive, Association of Colleges; and
  • Martin Ward, Deputy General Secretary, Association of School and College Leaders

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