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MPs hold evidence session on School Direct

11 September 2013

The Education Committee focus on the role and efficacy of Schools Direct during the final evidence session in its inquiry following up on its 2012 report.

Location: Wilson Room, Wednesday 11 September  

Witnesses

At 9.30am

  • James Noble-Rogers, Executive Director, Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET)
  • Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, Million+
  • Martin Thompson, Executive Director, The National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers
  • Professor Chris Husbands, Director, Institute of Education, University of London 

At 10.30am

  • Rt Hon David Laws, MP, Minister of State for Schools, Department for Education
  • Charlie Taylor, Chief Executive, National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL)

Purpose of the Session

This is the second of two sessions of oral evidence for the Committee to follow up on its report Great Teachers: attracting, training and retaining the best (April 2012). Today’s session will focus on School Direct.

Further information

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