To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills pursuant to his answer of 12 March 2007, Official Report, column 36W, on secondary education: curriculum
(1) whether the regional events planned by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority will be open to the general public;
(2) how the regional events planned by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority will be publicised.
The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority's regional events are being run with local authorities and are designed for specific audiences. For example, two of the regional events will be for parents. Local authorities are hosting the events and it is they who are inviting delegates to attend. QCA will also be running seminars and exhibiting at the Education Show later this month which is widely attended by parents and teachers. All those with an interest in the consultation can complete the response form online at www.qca.org.uk/secondarycurriculumreview/.