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Education Committee launches new inquiry on careers education in schools
It will explore whether current careers advice provides young people with sufficient guidance about employment, training, and education.
27 January 2022
Educational challenges faced by children from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller backgrounds: Committee launches call for written submissions
The Committee launches a call for written evidence as part of its inquiry into the educational challenges facing pupils from the Gypsy, Roma and Travelling Communities.
06 December 2021
Three private members' bills in the Lords
Members discuss hereditary peers, cigarette health warnings and addition of environment to the national curriculum. Catch up
06 December 2021
Supporting pupils’ recovery from the pandemic – Education Committee inquiry on Government’s catch-up programme
The Education Committee is holding a short inquiry on the Government’s education catch-up programme
03 December 2021
Lords debates government policy on new teachers
Initial Teacher Training, recruitment and the supply of teachers on the agenda. Catch up
19 November 2021
Education Committee session to examine adequacy of children’s homes for children with special educational needs
The Education Committee continues its inquiry on Children’s Homes
11 November 2021
Applications open for schools to take part in youth engagement programme
The Committee has opened applications for schools and colleges to take part in its pioneering youth engagement programme.
08 November 2021
MPs to hold a general debate on the provision of school-based counselling services
MPs to hold a general debate on the provision of school-based counselling services
05 November 2021
Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty to give evidence to Education Committee on Covid vaccination of children
Professor Chris Whitty is to face questions from the Education Committee on the possible inclusion of children in the Government’s Covid-19 vaccination programme
13 September 2021
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Lords debates private members’ bills at second reading
Members discuss proposed laws on employment rights for workers, state school assemblies and entry into the UK for refugee family members. Learn more
13 September 2021
Exams regulator and minister to face questions on summer results and plans for next academic year
Committee to question England’s exams regulator Ofqual
16 August 2021
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Get joined-up to support vulnerable children and Family Hubs, Lords urge
A letter from the committee calls for ministers to get joined-up to support family services and tackle a lack of coordination of children’s policy nationally and locally.
10 August 2021
House of Lords chamber during a debate
Four short debates in the Lords
Members debate student exchange, cadet forces, human rights and elections in Belarus. Catch up
22 July 2021
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