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No. 14 of Session 2008-09
12 March 2009




SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY

Oral Evidence Session

The Children, Schools and Families Committee will be taking formal oral evidence as follows:

Monday 16 March 2009 at 3.45pm
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses:

Dr John Dunford, General Secretary, Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL);
Martin Johnson, Deputy General Secretary, Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL);
Keith Bartley, Chief Executive, General Teaching Council for England (GTCE);
Mick Brookes, General Secretary, National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT); and
Christine Blower, Acting General Secretary, and John Bangs, Assistant Secretary, Education, Equality and Professional Development, National Union of Teachers (NUT).

This is the first evidence session in a series in which the Committee will investigate school accountability. The purpose of today's session is to hear the views of teachers' and school leaders' representatives.

CHILD HEALTH STRATEGY

Oral Evidence Session

The Children, Schools and Families Committee will be taking formal oral evidence as follows:

Wednesday 18 March 2009 at 9.30am
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses: Paul Ennals, Chief Executive, National Children's Bureau (NCB); Dr Cheryll Adams, Lead Professional Officer, Unite-Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association; Dr Simon Lenton, Vice President for Health Services, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health; and Fiona Blacke, Chief Executive of the National Youth Agency.

The session will consider the Government's strategy for child health as contained in the Health Lives, Brighter Futures document, and more broadly how health and children's services work together.

These sessions will both be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee rooms and timings are subject to change.