African Educational Institutions

Education and Skills written question – answered on 4th May 2004.

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Photo of Hugh Bayley Hugh Bayley NATO Parliamentary Assembly UK Delegation

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what support (a) his Department and (b) UK educational institutions have given to developing courses for African educational institutions in respect of (i) teacher training courses, (ii) training of health professionals, (iii) distance learning courses and (iv) other courses; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Alan Johnson Alan Johnson Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education)

UK Government support for courses for African education institutions in respect of teacher training, training for health professionals, distance learning courses and other courses, is provided by the Department for International Development and I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer given on 31 March 2004, Hansard, columns 1444–45W.

There is no central record of the support UK higher education institutions provide for developing courses for education institutions.

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