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Education Committee to question Education Secretary Gavin Williamson
The session follows the Government's announcement to close all schools.
08 January 2021
Education Committee announces two sessions
The Education Committee is holding a roundtable on access to further and higher education for working-class white pupils. The Committee will also hear from a Department for Education minister to consider the consequences of the lockdown on education and schools.
06 January 2021
MPs call for adult skills revolution to foster new culture of lifelong learning
A community learning centre in every town, individual learning accounts and boosting part-time Higher Education and employer-led training should be at the centre of an adult education revolution to tackle social injustice and revitalise the country’s economy, the Education Committee has said.
18 December 2020
Appointment Children’s Commissioner for England report published
The Education Committee has agreed that Dame Rachel de Souza is appointable to the post of Children’s Commissioner for England
17 December 2020
Pre-appointment hearing with Government’s preferred candidate for Children’s Commissioner
The Education Committee holds a pre-appointment hearing with Dame Rachel de Souza
10 December 2020
Child poverty and development examined with the Children’s Commissioner for England
The Work and Pensions Committee explores the DWP’s response to coronavirus
07 December 2020
Future of Scottish research funding post-Brexit to be considered by MPs
Committee will question senior officials from the Universities of Strathclyde, Glasgow and Abertay
04 December 2020
Committee to hold session on arrangements for exams and grading in summer 2021
Committee to hold an evidence session with Ofqual’s acting Chief Regulator and the Minister for School Standards
03 December 2020
MPs to debate petitions relating to the impact of Covid-19 on schools and exams
MPs to debate petitions relating to the impact of Covid-19 on schools and exams
03 December 2020
Education Secretary questioned on future UK-EU relationship on research and education
EU Services Sub-Committee publishes letter to Government on the future UK-EU relationship on research and education
03 December 2020
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the future of nurseries and early years settings
MPs to hold a general debate on the future of nurseries and early years settings in Westminster Hall
01 December 2020
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Committee to hold session on the effect of home environment on white working-class educational achievement
Committee to hold its fourth evidence session as part of its inquiry into the educational outcomes of white working-class pupils
27 November 2020
Education Committee  launches prison education inquiry
The Education Committee examines to what degree adults in prison and younger learners in custody can access suitable education
19 November 2020
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