COMMONS

Committee to hear further evidence on the social impact of participation in culture and sport

14 November 2018

The Committee is to hold an evidence session to evaluate the impact of culture and sport on learning and life chances.

Witnesses

Wednesday 14 November 2018, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 2.45pm

  • Naveed Idrees, Headteacher, Feversham Primary Academy
  • Debbie Lye, Chief Executive, Spirit of 2012 Trust
  • Helen O’Donnell, Chief Executive, Children’s University

Focus of the session

The DCMS Committee continues its inquiry into the social impact of participation in culture and sport with a focus today on what impact culture and sport have on determining educational outcomes, social mobility and life chances.  The session will consider links between arts, sports and educational achievement, the place of arts and sport in the curriculum in schools, funding, and how educational impact is measured.

Further information

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