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Education news from UK Parliament.

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MPs to debate petitions relating to exams during Covid-19
MPs to debate two petitions relating to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on GCSE and A-level exams
08 October 2020
Scottish university representatives questioned on sector funding challenges
Scottish Affairs Committee examines the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on universities
06 October 2020
PM pressed to address “inflexible” levy to boost creative industry apprenticeships
Committee writes to the Prime Minister on the Apprenticeship Levy
05 October 2020
Committee to hold accountability hearings with Children’s Commissioner and Universities Minister
Committee to hold accountability hearings with the Children’s Commissioner for England and the Minister for Universities
02 October 2020
Education Committee launch home education inquiry
The Committee examines how home-educated children are being supported
30 September 2020
Committee Chair Robert Halfon comments on Prime Minister’s speech on the Lifetime Skills Guarantee
Comments come in response to Prime Minister's speech outlining greater access to education and skills training, irrespective of age, in light of the impact of Covid-19 and technological changes on the economy
29 September 2020
The impact of coronavirus on children’s education examined
Women and Equalities Committee the range of impacts of the pandemic on the education of children from different ethnic groups
29 September 2020
Education Committee questions Skills Minister Gillian Keegan on adult skills and lifelong learning
The Education Committee questions Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships, Gillian Keegan MP
25 September 2020
The Government and Ofqual respond to exam cancellation and calculated grades report
The Education Committee has published responses from the Government and Ofqual to the report on exam cancellation and calculated grades.
24 September 2020
DWP's preparations for changes in the world of work examined
Work and Pensions Committee examines trends in the labour market and skills requirements
18 September 2020
Committee to question Secretary of State, Gavin Williamson MP
Committee to hold an accountability hearing with the Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson MP.
11 September 2020
Lords to debate science research funding in universities report
Lords Science and Technology report debated on Wednesday 9 September 2020 from 3.30pm
07 September 2020
Committee to hold round table session on further education
The Education Committee is holding a session on further education
04 September 2020
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