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Rt Hon Justine Greening MP questioned on the work of her Department

25 October 2017

The Education Committee questions the Secretary of State for Education on topics across the Department for Education’s brief including early years, primary assessment, school funding, teaching workforce, and technical and higher education.

Delivering social justice and boosting the nation's productivity 

Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the Education Committee, said:

"Over this Parliament, the goals of our Committee are a focus on delivering social justice and boosting the nation's productivity. Our education system should offer a ladder of opportunity which gives everyone the chance to progress and access education, from early years through to adult education. We will be question Justine Greening on the Government’s efforts through the education system to improve the lives of young people and assist them on the ladder of opportunity. From nurseries to universities, we will be keen to press the Secretary of State on what her department is doing to close the skills deficit and to improve the educational outcomes for children from disadvantaged backgrounds".

Witness

Wednesday 25 October, Committee Room 6

At 10.15am

  • Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Education

Upcoming sessions with Ofsted, Children’s Commissioner and Ofqual

On Tuesday 31 October, the Committee will take evidence from HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills, Amanda Spielman. Sessions with Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England, and Sally Collier, Chief Regulator of Ofqual, will follow in the coming weeks. 

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