Scope of the inquiry
The Committee will continue the previous Committee’s inquiry, taking forward the evidence it received before the General Election.
In the 2015-17 Parliament, the International Development Committee inquired into all aspects of DFID’s work on education. In particular, focusing on DFID's work in three key areas:
Terms of reference: DFID's work on education
- Access: getting the most marginalised children into school
- Quality: ensuring children receive a high standard of education at primary and secondary with good learning outcomes
- Lifelong learning: ensuring provision of tertiary education (including technical and practical education)