Schools Minister questioned on primary assessment

22 February 2017

The Education Committee questions Schools Minister Nick Gibb MP in the final session of its inquiry into primary assessment. The Committee also hears from Ofqual's Chief Regulator and a representative of the Standards and Testing Agency.


Wednesday 22 February 2017, The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

From 9.45am

  • Claire Burton, CEO, Standards and Testing Agency
  • Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, Ofqual
  • Dr Michelle Meadows, Executive Director for Strategy Risk and Research, Ofqual

From 10.45am

  • Nick Gibb MP, Minister for Schools Standards

Focus of the session

Witnesses are questioned on the design and implementation of the SATs introduced last year, any negative impacts of the assessment and accountability system and the Government's plans for primary assessment in the future.

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