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Education Committee examines support for home education

17 October 2012

Following the evidence of home educators in September, the Committee will hear the views of local authorities and from the newly-appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary at the Department of Education, Elizabeth Truss MP, who has taken over the home education brief

Witnesses

Wednesday 17 October 2012, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30 am

  • Elaine Grant, Monitoring and Support Teacher for Elective Home Education, Croydon Council
  • Melissa Young, Virtual School Education Manager, Warrington Borough Council
  • Helen Sadler, Home Education Adviser, Leicester City Council

At 10.30 am

  • Elizabeth Truss MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State

Purpose of the Session

Following the evidence of home educators in September, the Committee will hear the views of local authorities to begin the second and final session of its short inquiry into support for home educators. After hearing from three different Councils, the Committee will take evidence from newly-appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary at the Department of Education, Elizabeth Truss MP, who has taken over the home education brief.

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