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- Written Answers — Education: Sign Language (21 May 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Andrew Smith: ...Education what steps he plans to take to ensure that there are no restrictions to allowing deaf and hearing impaired young people in maintained secondary schools to study British Sign Language at GCSE level.
- Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Qualifications (20 May 2013)
Jim Murphy: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what consideration he has given to mandating GCSE training during (a) Phase 1 and (b) Phase 2 training.
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Schools: Geography (20 May 2013)
Lord Nash: ...3. Knowledge of these matters will give pupils the essential building blocks for understanding spatial and temporal variations in climate at key stage 3 and for those who choose to study geography GCSE at key stage 4. It is also important that pupils develop an understanding of climate change in science. Therefore we are proposing that primary school pupils are taught the concepts that...
- Educating Engineers — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (16 May 2013) See 4 other results from this debate
Elizabeth Truss: ...are in engineering courses. We therefore need to do more to get students to do A-level maths and physics. Our stimulating physics network is particularly focused on getting girls to do physics at GCSE and A-level, which is part of our programme. One reason why we have had such a low uptake in maths from 16 to 18, which is a key basis for engineering, is that we have not had the mid-level...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners: English Baccalaureate (16 May 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Tom Blenkinsop: If he will have discussions with the Secretary of State for Education on the merits of including GCSE religious studies within the English baccalaureate.
- Written Answers — Education: Climate Change: Curriculum (15 May 2013)
Elizabeth Truss: ...will provide a solid foundation for pupils to engage with climate change issues in a deep and meaningful way in school, and should they so choose, through further study of this important issue at GCSE and beyond.
- Written Answers — Education: Gcse (15 May 2013)
Simon Hart: To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will issue guidance on the assessment of GCSE practical work and fieldwork in subjects including science and geography; and if he will make a statement.
- Cost of Living (14 May 2013)
Richard Graham: ...a casualty of the disastrous Lloyds-HBOS merger, which was encouraged, if not engineered, by the previous Government. One of our secondary schools, Bishops college, sunk to having the second worst GCSE results in the country. Our specialist engineering training company was on its knees, with only 25 apprentices a year. Perhaps saddest of all was the closure of the profitable Kingsholm post...
- Queen’s Speech — Debate (4th Day) (14 May 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
The Bishop of Winchester: ...process to developing the national curriculum. The direction of travel in exam reform is welcome. The Church of England Board of Education stands ready to be fully involved in the revision of the RE GCSE and any new A-level in theology. I shall also seek to contribute to our understanding of faith communities in the local life of our nations. Faith communities are those spaces that allow...
- Written Answers — Education: Gcse (13 May 2013)
Andrew Griffiths: To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils of each ethnic group achieved (a) five A* to C grades at GCSE including English and mathematics and (b) A* to C grades at GCSE in both English and mathematics but excluding equivalents in each local authority in each of the last 15 years.
- Written Answers — Education: GCSE: Disadvantaged (13 May 2013)
Andrew Griffiths: To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils of each ethnicity who were eligible for free school meals achieved five A* to C grades including English and mathematics excluding equivalents by (a) local authority and (b) ward in each year for which figures are available.
- Business of the House: Child-care Ratios (9 May 2013)
Elizabeth Truss: ...will be the only criteria for judging whether someone should have a qualification at level 3. In order to get that qualification, someone will be required to have an English and maths grade C at GCSE, which will ensure that we get higher quality in the profession. We are also introducing early-year teachers, which, again, will involve a single qualification at graduate level.
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Apprenticeships (25 April 2013)
Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...apprenticeship level and occupation. Prior learning is also taken into account. There are three levels of apprenticeships available: intermediate level apprenticeships-level 2, equivalent to five GCSE passes at A*-C;advanced level apprenticeships-level 3, equivalent to two A-level passes; andhigher apprenticeships-levels 4 and 5, equivalent to Higher Education Certificate or a Foundation...
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Vocational Training (25 April 2013)
Matthew Hancock: In the discussion paper which we published in January, we set out our intention that as part of a traineeship, young people would study English and maths where they have not yet achieved GCSE A*-C. We also proposed that education and training providers and employers would have the flexibility to include other relevant education or training, leading to the achievement of academic or vocational...
- Written Answers — Education: Engineering: Education (25 April 2013)
Elizabeth Truss: ...curriculum helps build the engineering skills the country needs. We are increasing the number and quality of secondary science and mathematics teachers, and supporting more schools to offer GCSE triple science. We are also encouraging more students to study A-level physics and A-level further mathematics, which will enhance their prospects of studying engineering-related subjects at...
- Written Answers — Education: Gcse (25 April 2013)
Andrew Griffiths: To ask the Secretary of State for Education what advice he has received on the legality of ending competition between examination boards to offer GCSEs.
- Written Answers — Education: GCSE: Special Educational Needs (25 April 2013)
Andrew Griffiths: ...of State for Education how many pupils who attended schools for pupils with a primary special educational need of behavioural, emotional and social difficulty achieved (a) A* to C grades in GCSE English and mathematics excluding equivalents, (b) A* to C grades in five GCSEs including English and mathematics and (c) A* to C grades in five GCSEs including English and mathematics excluding...
- Written Answers — Education: Pupil Referral Units (25 April 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Chris Skidmore: ...proportion is of pupil referral units in which (i) no pupils, (ii) fewer than five per cent of pupils, (iii) fewer than 10 per cent of pupils and (iv) fewer than 25 per cent of pupils achieved five GCSE passes in the latest period for which figures are available.
- Written Answers — Education: Science: GCSE (25 April 2013)
Stephen McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many children in (a) Birmingham, (b) the West Midlands and (c) Birmingham Selly Oak constituency took (i) one and (ii) more than one science GCSEs in the last three years for which figures are available.
- Written Answers — Education: Technology: Education (25 April 2013)
Elizabeth Truss: ...curriculum subject, in the best interests of their pupils. In addition, we have introduced new computer science teacher training courses to prepare secondary specialists to teach computer science to GCSE level and we have added computer science to the list of separate science options in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc). To encourage a greater focus on technical skills, the Government has...