Education and Skills Committee Press Notices 2005-2006

Date Inquiry Announcement
 
9 November 2006The Work of Ofsted Oral evidence session announced and submissions of written evidence invited
8 November 2006Further Education Publication of the Committee€™s Fifth Special Report
3 November 2006Higher Education and The Bologna Process New Inquiries announced, submissions of written evidence invited
3 November 2006Prison Education Follow-up oral evidence session announced and submissions of written evidence invited
31 October 2006Citizenship Education Oral evidence to be taken on Monday 6 November 2006
26 October 2006Public Expenditure Committee calls for clarity on education spending
24 October 2006Sustainable Schools Oral evidence to be taken on Wednesday 1 November 2006
23 October 2006Public Expenditure Publication of the Committee's Fifth Report
18 October 2006Skills in London and Sustainable Schools Oral evidence to be taken on Monday 23 and Wednesday 25 October 2006
11 October 2006Special Educational Needs Government's SEN Response €˜Inadequate€™
4 October 2006Citizenship Education Oral evidence to be taken from Trevor Phillips OBE, Chair, Commission for Racial Equality on Wednesday 11 October 2006
12 September 2006Further Education Chairman's press notice on publication of report
5 September 2006Further Education Publication of the Committee€™s Fourth Report
21 July 2006Bullying Inquiry announced and request for written evidence
12 July 2006Public Expenditure on Education and Skills Oral evidence to be taken from Alan Johnson, Secretary of State, DfES on Wednesday 19 July 2006
6 July 2006Research Funding and The effect of family breakdown on educational achievements Oral evidence to be held on Monday 10 July and Wednesday 12 July 2006
30 June 2006Sustainable Schools Oral evidence to be held on Monday 3 July and Wednesday 5 July 2006
26 June 2006Special Educational Needs Publication of the Committee's Third Report
6 June 2006Public Expenditure on Education and Skills Oral evidence to be taken from David Bell, Permanent Secretary and Jonathan Thompson, Director of Finance, DfES on Wednesday 14 June 2006
25 May 2006Citizenship Education Oral evidence to be taken from Commission for Racial Equality, Professor Linda Colley, Professor David Conway and Dr Dina Kiwan on Wednesday 7 June 2006
23 May 2006Public Expenditure on Education and Skills Publication of the Committee€™s Fourth Special Report of Session 2005€“06
23 May 2006Universities' Pay Dispute Oral evidence to be taken from UCEA on Wednesday 24 May 2006
17 May 2006Citizenship Education and Sustainable Schools Oral evidence to be taken from United Synagogue Agency for Jewish Education, Church of England, Association of Muslim Schools UK and Catholic Education Service on Monday 22 May and the Place Group, Studio E Architects, Bradford Metropolitan District Council and Lancashire County Council on Wednesday 24 May 2006
16 May 2006Universities' Pay Dispute Oral evidence to be taken from UCEA, AUT and Natfhe on Wednesday 17 May 2006
10 May 2006Sustainable Schools Inquiry announced and request for written evidence
9 May 2006Citizenship Education Oral evidence to be taken from the Carnegie Young People's Initiative, School Councils UK, National Youth Agency and the British Youth Council on Monday 15 May 2006
2 May 2006Work of Ofsted and Bullying Oral evidence to be taken from Maurice Smith, and colleagues, Ofsted on Monday 8 May and Ofsted, EACH, Kidscape and headteachers on Wednesday 10 May 2006
18 April 2006Citizenship Education Oral evidence to be taken from the Learning and Skills Network, Citizenship Foundation, QCA and the Association for Citizenship Teaching on Wednesday 26 April 2006
27 March 2006Children's Trusts and Further Education Oral evidence to be taken from Department of Health and Department for Education and Skills on Wednesday 19 April and from Bill Rammell MP and Phil Hope MP on Monday 24 April 2006
22 March 2006The Work of Ofsted Postponement of oral evidence from Maurice Smith, and colleagues, Ofsted on Monday 27 March 2006
9 March 2006The Work of Ofsted Request for written submissions and oral evidence to be taken from Maurice Smith, and colleagues, Ofsted on Monday 27 March 2006
8 March 2006Further Education Oral evidence to be taken from NUS and NATFHE at 10.45 am on Wednesday 15 March 2006
3 March 2006Public Expenditure on Education and Skills Publication of the Committee's Second Report of Session 2005-06, Public Expenditure on Education and Skills
1 March 2006Further Education Postponement of oral evidence from Bill Rammell MP and Phil Hope MP on Monday 6 March 2006
27 February 2006Further Education Oral evidence to be taken from Bill Rammell MP and Phil Hope MP on Monday 6 March 2006
7 February 2006Citizenship Education Inquiry announced and request for written evidence
7 February 2006Special Educational Needs Forthcoming meetings
27 January 2006Teaching Children to Read and Special Educational Needs Oral evidence from Jim Rose CBE on Monday 30 January and from Mark Rogers, Stockport City Council; Tim Warin, Newcastle City Council; and Janet Sparrow, Buckinghamshire County Council on Wednesday 1 February
25 January 2006Schools White Paper Publication of the Committee's First Report of Session 2005-06, The Schools White Paper: Higher Standards, Better Schools For All
24 January 2006Special Educational Needs Cancellation of oral evidence from Ofsted, the Audit Commission, NUT, NAHT, ATL and NASUWT, on Wednesday 25 January
19 January 2006Special Educational Needs Oral evidence from Ofsted, the Audit Commission, NUT, NAHT, ATL and NASUWT, on Wednesday 25 January
11 January 2006Further Education and Special Educational Needs Oral evidence from Ofsted and the Adult Learning Inspectorate on Monday 16 January and Oral evidence from the Disability Rights Commission, IPSEA, the Children's Legal Centre, ACE and the Law Society on Wednesday 18 January
20 December 2005Further Education and Special Educational Needs Oral evidence from Sector Skills Development Agency, Lifelong Learning UK, ProSkills and Association of Learning Providers on Monday 9 January and Oral evidence from Network 81, Kids First Group, Wiltshire Dyslexia Association, SPINN, SEN Consortium, Focus Learning and the National Association of Independent Schools and Non Maintained Special Schools on Wednesday 11 January
6 December 2005Secondary Education Publication of the Committee's Third Special Report of Session 2005-06
28 November 2005Children's Commissioner and Schools White Paper Forthcoming meetings
21 November 2005Further Education and Schools White Paper Oral evidence from Alan Tuckett, Colin Flint, NIACE, Dr John Brennan, AoC, and Pauline Waterhouse, Blackpool and the Fylde College on Monday 28 November and Oral evidence from Alison King and James Kempton, Local Government Association on Wednesday 30 November
8 November 2005Special Educational Needs and Further Education Oral evidence from Ian Coates, Althea Efunshile and Andrew McCully, DfES on Monday 14 November 2005 and Oral evidence from Sir Andrew Foster on Wednesday 16 November 2005
8 November 2005Schools White Paper Schools White Paper - New Inquiry Announced
14 October 2005- Forthcoming meetings
13 October 2005UK e-University Publication of the Committee's Second Special Report of Session 2005-06
12 October 2005Higher Education issues Oral evidence from Sir Howard Newby, Chief Executive, Hefce, on Wednesday 19 October 2005
6 October 2005The Work of Ofsted Oral evidence from HM Chief Inspector of Schools, Mr David Bell, on Wednesday 9 November 2005
6 October 2005Public Expenditure on Education and Skills Oral evidence session on Wednesday 12 October 2005 from the Permanent Secretary, Department for Education and Skills
21 July 2005Special Educational Needs Special Educational Needs - New Inquiry Announced
21 July 2005Public Expenditure on Education and Skills Public Expenditure on Education and Skills - Evidence to be taken from Secretary of State
21 July 2005- Sheerman re-elected Chairman as new Committee begins its work
19 July 2005Education Outside the Classroom, National Skills Strategy: 14-19 Education, and Teaching Children to Read Publication of the Committee's First Special Report of Session 2005-06