Education sector representatives give evidence to Committee

12 November 2018

Representatives from the education sector give evidence to the Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee on Tuesday 13 November 2018.


Tuesday 13 November in Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster

At approximately 4.00pm

  • Geoff Barton, General Secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders
  • Professor Ian Fribbance, Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at the Open University
  • Steve Frampton MBE, President of the Association of Colleges

Possible questions

Questions the Committee is likely to ask include:

  • What steps could be taken to improve access to further and higher education for people living in coastal areas?
  • How can coastal areas do better at attracting and retaining high-quality teachers?
  • What support do these areas need to meet the skills requirements of their local economies?

Other issues the Committee is likely to discuss include the problems with education attainment at secondary level and the impact that low aspiration among young people in coastal communities is having on how they do at school and the jobs they do afterwards.

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