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Written Answers — Department for Education: GCSE: Assessments (21 Sep 2022)

Kelly Tolhurst: The department remains committed to addressing regional disparities and levelling up education standards. The Schools White Paper, published in March 2022, set out a vision for a school system that helps every child fulfil their potential regardless of where they live. The north-east and Yorkshire and Humber regions had the joint lowest proportion of entries at grade 7 and above (both 22.4%)...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Lydiate Primary School: Repairs and Maintenance (21 Sep 2022)

Bill Esterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will (a) publish details of how much funding Lydiate Primary School is due to receive for the purpose of its refurbishment and (b) ensure that that funding is adequate for that purpose.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Pupil Exclusions (21 Sep 2022)

Taiwo Owatemi: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make an assessment of the potential relationship between trends in the levels of school exclusions and education, health and care plans.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Zimbabwe: Education (21 Sep 2022)

Gillian Keegan: Minister Ford discussed girls' education with the Zimbabwean Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Hon. Dr. Evelyn Ndlovu on 23 May 2022. They discussed the UK's bilateral support and progress in implementing the Government of Zimbabwe's commitments to the Kenyatta Declaration, including allocating 20 percent of the budget to education and allowing girls to return to school after...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Togo: Education (21 Sep 2022)

Gillian Keegan: Girls in Togo have lower enrolment rates than boys and are more likely to drop out of schooling. The Togolese Government's education strategy up to 2025 is focused on achieving universal primary education, extending coverage in rural and poor communities, reducing illiteracy, and developing quality secondary, technical, vocational, and higher education courses. The UK Government was pleased...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Fire Extinguishers (21 Sep 2022)

Lee Rowley: ...of measures which make a building safe. In 2020, following a consultation, we introduced changes to the statutory guidance to the building regulations (Approved Document B) to lower the threshold for provision of sprinkler systems in new blocks of flats from 30m to 11m. We are also currently undertaking research on the current design approaches across the specialised housing and care home...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Smestow Academy: Biometrics (21 Sep 2022)

Lord Scriven: To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Department for Education issuing advice that “live facial recognition technology is not appropriate in schools or colleges”, what assessment they have made of Smestow Academy in Wolverhampton using live face and body scanning in classrooms; and what discussions they have had with the Academy about it.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Family Hubs (21 Sep 2022)

Baroness Barran: The government has announced 75 local authorities that are eligible to receive funding for family hubs. These were selected based on levels of disadvantage, targeting the areas with the highest levels of deprivation and disproportionately poor health and educational outcomes. Although we would like to see family hubs across the country, it is crucial that we now focus on delivering well in...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Classics: State Education (21 Sep 2022)

Baroness Barran: Education is a devolved matter, and the response outlines the information for England only. To encourage the study of classics in state schools in England, the department has launched the new £3.9 million Latin Excellence Programme (LEP), beginning in September 2022. The LEP will be delivered by the National Centre of Excellence and run by Future Academies, a multi-academy trust based in...

Questions to the Mayor of London — MPS Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship and Degree Holder Entry Programme (3): MPS Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship and Degree Holder Entry Programme (3) (21 Sep 2022)

Caroline Russell: Thank you for your answer to my question 2022/1330. It was reported in The Times in July 2022 that the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) was forced to get rid of a ‘racist’ case study in its Degree Holder Entry Programme for Detectives course after university lecturers refused to deliver it. A former detective who taught the case study, said: “The scenario explains why nothing is...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Cost of school uniforms: Cost of school uniforms (21 Sep 2022)

Sadiq Khan: I am keenly aware of the costs facing parents and uphold the position that school uniforms should not be a barrier to accessing education. Statutory guidance provides a range of cost considerations for schools, e.g. provision of second-hand uniforms and keeping the use of branded items to a minimum. Local Authorities are best placed to oversee the implementation of these measures and to...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: English Language (20 Sep 2022)

Tom Pursglove: We do not have any current plans to extend the length of time for which a Secure English Language Test (SELT) result is valid for the purpose of a visa application. It is important that people show they have the level of English required to work, study and integrate in the UK. An accurate and reliable SELT process ensures that people coming to work and study have the skills they need to...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Air Pollution (20 Sep 2022)

Navendu Mishra: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make it his policy to fund a) air pollution monitors and b) air purification systems for schools in areas where air pollution levels exceed WHO guideline limits.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Languages: Schools (20 Sep 2022)

Gareth Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much his Department spent on charitable and faith community-run weekend language schools in England in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Collective Worship (20 Sep 2022)

Beth Winter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to conduct a review of the statutory requirements for daily collective worship in schools.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Discipline (20 Sep 2022)

Justin Madders: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what his timescale is for responding to his Department's consultation on Behaviour management strategies, in-school units and managed moves which closed on the 29 June 2021.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Health and Science: T-levels (20 Sep 2022)

Toby Perkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make an assessment of the compatibility of first-year health and science T Level exams with the course content taught in schools and colleges in England; if he will make an assessment the adequacy of the amount of time between the availability of the textbook for that subject and the examination; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils and Students: Suicide (20 Sep 2022)

Damien Moore: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is planning to take in the proposed 10-year suicide prevention strategy that will help tackle suicides among school and university students.

Written Answers — Department for Education: T-levels (20 Sep 2022)

Andrea Jenkyns: The first cohort of students completed their T Levels in summer 2022 and achieved an overall pass rate of 92.2%. As further T Levels are made available, the department is monitoring their performance to ensure that they are meeting their intended purpose. This includes working closely with Ofqual, the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education and with awarding organisations to...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices (20 Sep 2022)

Andrea Jenkyns: The department’s new ‘Career Starter Apprenticeships’ campaign showcases apprenticeship standards which offer great opportunities for those looking for their first role after leaving full-time education. The first featured apprenticeships, all at level 2 and 3, launched in August. More information on the campaign can be found here:...


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