Monday, 2 March 2015
The Secretary of State was asked—
If she will undertake a reassessment of the merits of grammar schools.
If her Department will publish a ranking of the property data survey programme of participant schools.
What recent discussions she has had with teachers associations and unions on teacher work loads.
What assessment she has made of recent trends in the number of pupils taking up STEM subjects.
What assessment she has made of which of her Department’s policies since May 2010 has been most successful in achieving its original objectives.
What assessment she has made of the potential benefits to pupils of the expansion of the Troops to Teachers programme.
What steps she is taking to encourage pupils to study modern languages.
If she will take steps to promote the establishment of more sixth-form colleges.
What support her Department is providing for the establishment of a college of teaching.
What steps she is taking to ease teachers’ work loads.
How many state secondary schools and colleges in England engage alumni to support students.
If she will ensure that all children receive age-appropriate sex and relationship education.
What progress has been made on attracting former members of the armed forces to become teachers.
If she will encourage and extend the use of the Teach First scheme.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
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[Relevant Documents: Third Report from the Defence Committee, Towards the next Defence and Security Review: Part Two–NATO, HC 358, and the Government response, HC 755.] Motion made, and...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mel Stride.)
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