Results 41–54 of 54 for "children schools and families" speaker:Sarah Teather

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Positive Activities for Young People Programme (16 Jul 2008)

Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what steps he took in choosing local authorities to take part in the COO-L positive activities bursary pilot.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Teachers: Conditions of Employment (26 Feb 2009)

Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what recent steps his Department has taken on the conditions of employment for peripatetic teachers.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Departmental Correspondence (3 Dec 2007)

Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of inquiries received by his Department from the public were responded to within (a) one week, (b) 14 days, (c) 28 days, (d) two months and (e) three months in the last period for which figures are available; and in what percentage of cases it took (i) over three months and (ii) over one year to respond.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Education Maintenance Allowance (19 Jun 2008)

Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) how many people in receipt of the education maintenance allowance subsequently did not complete the course of education for which the allowance was provided in each year since its inception; (2) how many people were in receipt of the education maintenance allowance in each London borough in each year since its inception.

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: Children: Day Care (3 Sep 2007)

Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) how many people have participated in level 3 to 5 childcare training since the inception of the Transformation Fund; and if he will make a statement; (2) how many (a) recruitment incentives, (b) quality premiums and (c) home grown graduate incentives have been paid from the Transformation Fund for child care; and at...

Written Answers — Children, Schools and Families: School Improvement Partners (31 Mar 2008)

Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) who is responsible for (a) employing and (b) setting the salary of school improvement partners; (2) what advice he has given to (a) schools and (b) local education authorities on the starting salaries for school improvement partners; (3) what estimate he has made of the number of hours worked by school improvement...

Written Answers — Education: Children's Centres: Operating Costs (4 Mar 2011)

Sarah Teather: ...currently collect data on the administration costs of Sure Start Children's Centres nationally. The National Audit Office (NAO) provided analysis of children's centres administration costs to the Children, Schools and Families Select Committee in December 2009-it is available from the NAO website at: http://www.nao.org.uk/publications/0910/sure_start _childrens_centres.aspx We have...

Written Answers — Education: Families (23 Mar 2011)

Sarah Teather: ...the PIP ordered by courts to support contact agreements, along with the sustainability and quality of these arrangements. This research is due to end in March 2011. In 2006, the then Department for Children, Schools and Families commissioned the National Centre for Social Research to conduct a programme of research to monitor and evaluate family intervention projects (FIPS) as they were...

Written Answers — Education: Children's Centres: Teachers (8 Mar 2011)

Sarah Teather: ...'s centres in the most disadvantaged areas were required to provide full day care, i.e. 10 hours a day, five days a week, for 48 weeks a year. However, the National Audit Office Memorandum for the Children, Schools and Families Committee, December 2009, suggested that in some areas, when demand for full day care is low, money intended for other Sure Start services-like family support and...

Petitions: Badman Report (Brent East) (8 Dec 2009)

Sarah Teather: ...were sufficiently robust, and failed to take proper account of the existing legislative framework. The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families either not to bring forward, or to withdraw, proposed legislative measures providing for tighter registration and monitoring of children educated at home in the absence...

Further Education and Training Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2): Further Education and Training Bill [ Lords] (11 Oct 2007)

Sarah Teather: ...clarify it in his winding-up remarks. As I said on Report, after the changes in the machinery of government, we expect the responsibility for funding 16-to-19 education to move to the Department for Children, Schools and Families and local authorities, rather than being channelled through the Learning and Skills Council. Therefore, the LSC will not be the funding body for an enormous...

Opposition Day — [12th Allotted Day]: Housing (9 Jun 2009)

Sarah Teather: ...and Local Government portfolio. Personally, I am disappointed and sorry to see his predecessor, the hon. Member for Hartlepool (Mr. Wright), go to his new post as Under-Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, and I hope that the Minister will pass on my best wishes to him. It became almost a weekly ritual for us to debate housing in Westminster Hall, and he always made his...

[Mr Joe Benton in the Chair] — Outdoor Learning (15 Dec 2010)

Sarah Teather: ...Government's record on outdoor learning. I absolutely acknowledge that the previous Government invested an awful lot of effort, time and money in trying to improve outdoor learning. However, as the Children, Schools and Families Committee stated very clearly in its report on outdoor learning, we are not there yet and we are a long way away from being where we need to be. Far too few young...

Orders of the Day: New Clause 5 — Functions of Learning and Skills Council for England in relation to education and training for persons aged 16 to 19 (12 Jul 2007)

Sarah Teather: ..., is it mainly in respect of apprenticeships? There seems to be a bit of turf war going on at the moment between the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills and the Department for Children, Schools and Families. I hope that the result of that turf war will be that, eventually, many apprenticeships will be transferred to the DSCF and not continue to remain with DIUS. Only in that...


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