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Education Committee Aug 14
What are your views on adult education❓ We've made a survey for our inquiry into adult skills and lifelong learning and we want to hear from you. It takes around 3 minutes to complete and will run until 14 September. 📝Fill out the survey here:
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Education Committee Aug 8
📢There is one week left to submit evidence to our adult skills and lifelong learning inquiry - have you submitted yours yet❓ We want to hear from organisations and individuals. 🔎Find out more and submit evidence:
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Education Committee Jul 31
What's happening with our inquiry❓ We have finished taking evidence and are now writing our report - there is a lot to do so please 🐻 with us until the autumn 🍂 📗In the meantime you can check out all the evidence we've taken here:
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Education Committee Jul 30
📢We're accepting written evidence as part of our inquiry into adult skills and lifelong learning until 15 August - have you submitted yours yet❓ We want to hear from organisations and individuals. 🔎Find out more and submit evidence:
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POST (UK Parliament) Jul 29
POSTnote alert: Online safety education 💻 Following changes to the curriculum in 2020, schools will be expected to teach about data privacy and the internet and wellbeing. How do children use the internet and what are the risks? Read our analysis:
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Education Committee Jul 25
On Tuesday we heard from , former Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills. In the clip below she says and need to work more closely together. 📺Watch the full session:
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Education Committee Jul 24
Yesterday we talked to Philip Augar, Matt Toombs and about the . In the clip below Prof. Peck defends the value of studying philosophy at university because it "teaches you how to think". 📺 Watch the full session:
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Education Committee Jul 23
"I think we should have more philosophy graduates", 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
Augar says that "academic autonomy absolutely must be respected" but says there also needs to be accountability in higher education. 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
. says that the panel's view was that "the system had become a little too market driven" and that there was too little intervention from the Government. 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
Augar says that the principle behind the longer repayment period recommended in the was the idea that graduates repay their loans for the period in which they are benefiting. He says they also wanted to produce better value. 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
Augar says that the review welcomed the increase in the numbers of students participating in higher education but that it is not sufficient. He says they were surprised and concerned that there had not been an assessment of access funding. 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
The second panel has started. We're talking to Philip Augar, and Matthew Toombs. 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
Replying to @NickGibbUK @AnneMilton
"I think allowing some sort of mix [of T Levels and A Levels] is possible, we don't want to put people off doing full A Levels so is there a role for AS Levels?" asks 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
Replying to @NickGibbUK @AnneMilton
" needs to sort out education so that you do get through twelve years of school with good qualifications." - 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
"The barriers compound as they go along, which is why it's so important that we take a bespoke approach to this" says on the barriers to disadvantaged individuals accessing adult education. 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
The 's concerns about disadvantaged children not having access to high quality placements are "totally valid", "you've heard me talk about sharp-elbowed middle classes before" says . 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
"Even people who have had some training probably don't have enough training to get on and to get a better job." - 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 23
The session has started. We're talking to , Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills. 📺Watch:
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Education Committee Jul 22
Replying to @ProfEdwardPeck
On the second panel will be Philip Augar, and Matthew Toombs to tell us more about the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding. 📺Watch live at 10.45am:
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