We need your support to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can continue to hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Education

written question – answered on .

Alert me about debates like this

  • Children and Families Ministerial Taskforce

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education (1) what work has been undertaken by the Childhood and Families Taskforce to date; and what meetings the Taskforce has convened since it was...

  • Children in Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education who is legally responsible for the actions of children taken into care and placed with foster parents; and if he will make a statement.

  • Children in Care: Adoption

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps he plans to take to increase the likelihood of children in care being adopted into stable families.

  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many meetings officials of his Department have had with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on the Government's employment law...

  • Cse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils (a) entered for and (b) passed each CSE subject in each year since 1981.

  • Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education whether his Department has a policy on requirements for the provision of (a) apprenticeships and (b) other training by (i) his Department’s prime...

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what the address is of each office property occupied by his Department outside Greater London which it (a) owns and (b) rents; what the level of...

  • Departmental Carbon Emissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of the carbon dioxide emissions from his Department in (a) June 2010 and (b) June 2011.

  • Departmental Carbon Emissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education pursuant to the answer of 4 July 2011, Official Report, column 978W, on departmental carbon emissions, whether the sources of low-carbon energy...

  • Departmental e-mail

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what guidance he has issued to officials of his Department on the use of e-mail accounts not supported by his Government's IT system to communicate...

  • Departmental Lost Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what property has been (a) lost and (b) stolen from his Department in the last 12 months; and what the cost of replacement was.

  • Departmental Procurement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many procurement contracts his Department has awarded to small businesses since May 2010.

  • Departmental Procurement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what proportion of procurement contracts offered by his Department have been advertised on the Contracts Finder website since the website's inception.

  • Education Maintenance Allowance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what discussions he has had with the Access to Education Advocate on (a) the abolition of the education maintenance allowance (EMA) and (b) the new 16...

  • Equality Act 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps he plans to take to enable schools to meet their obligations under the Equality Act 2010.

  • Early Years Provision

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education (1) what timetable he has set for the review of the code of practice for local authorities on delivery of free early years provision for children...

  • Further Education: Access

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what discussions (a) he, (b) other Ministers in his Department and (c) staff in his Department have had with the Access to Education Advocate on...

  • Further Education: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much has been allocated for 16 to 19 bursaries in each local authority area for 2011-12.

  • Further Education: Transport

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what plans he has to review local authority transport statements for young people aged 16 to 18 years for 2011-12.

  • GCE A-level

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils in (a) comprehensive schools, (b) selective schools, (c) modern schools, (d) independent schools, (e) sixth form...

  • GCE A-level

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education (1) how many and what proportion of pupils in (a) comprehensive schools, (b) selective schools, (c) modern schools, (d) independent schools, (e)...

  • GCE O-level

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils (a) entered for and (b) passed each GCE O-level subject in each year since 1981.

  • Gcse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils (a) entered for and (b) passed each GCSE subject in each year since 1997.

  • GCE A-level: History

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils were entered for history A-level in (a) comprehensive schools, (b) maintained selective schools and (c)...

  • GCE A-level: History

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils were entered for history A-level in each local authority area in 2010; and how many and what proportion of...

  • GCSE: History

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education in how many mainstream secondary schools no pupil obtained grade C or above at history GCSE in 2010; and how many mainstream secondary schools did not...

  • GCSE: History

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils were entered for history GCSE in (a) comprehensive schools, (b) selective maintained schools and (c) independent...

  • GCSE: History

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils in mainstream maintained secondary schools were entered for history GCSE in each local authority area in 2010.

  • GCSE: History

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils obtained a grade C or above in history GCSE in each local authority area in 2010.

  • GCSE: History

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many and what proportion of pupils were entered for GCSE history examination in (a) mainstream comprehensive schools, (b) selective schools and (c)...

  • GCSE: History

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many mainstream comprehensive schools entered (a) no pupils, (b) fewer than 5% of pupils, (c) fewer than 10% of pupils and (d) fewer than 25% of...

  • Ministerial Meetings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what (a) meetings and (b) other engagements (i) Ministers and (ii) special advisers in his Department attended which were also attended by (A)...

  • Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps his Department is taking to increase sexual awareness among pupils in schools.

  • Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much his Department and its associated public bodies have spent on the provision of sex and relationship education in each year since 2001.

  • Play Facilities

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education (1) what plans he has for the future of the Play Strategy issued by his Department's predecessor in 2008; (2) what steps he is taking to ensure...

  • Postgraduate Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on plans to increase the number of universities offering...

  • Postgraduate Education: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of the number of universities which will charge £9,000 for PGCE courses in core subjects within the English...

  • Primary Education: Extracurricular Activities

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education whether he has plans to reduce the (a) staff training requirements and (b) administrative burdens associated with running a holiday play scheme under...

  • Public Service: Bolton

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what estimate he has made of the potential future cost to public services in Bolton borough of the change in his Department's funding for early...

  • Schools: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what assessment his Department has made of the extent to which schools are switching to small examination boards in certain subjects.

  • Schools: Vocational Guidance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what recent representations he has received on the potential effects of allowing schools to determine whether or not to commission professional careers...

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what assessment he has made of the merits of developing commissioning guidance for head teachers on support for children with speech, language and...

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education with reference to the special educational needs Green Paper, paragraph 7, page 5, what the evidential basis is for the bias identified by his...

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what steps he plans to take to ensure (a) consistency of quality and (b) affordability of provision for children with (i) special educational needs and...

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education whether the new Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice will include a child's right to a named and trained senior person in each school...

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what consideration he has given to including in the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice a (a) report for parents to challenge the special...

  • Special Educational Needs: Dyslexia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much his Department has spent on (a) diagnosis of and (b) educational support for children with dyslexia in each of the last five years; what...

  • Special Educational Needs: Dyslexia

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education whether his Department has assessed the role of (a) vision control problems and (b) eye convergence difficulties in causing reading problems; and if he...

  • Special Educational Needs: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education whether he has made an assessment of the effectiveness of providing individual pupil funding for children with special educational needs.

  • Teachers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what guidance his Department provides to (a) primary and (b) secondary schools on enterprise teaching.

  • Teachers: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education what assessment he has made of the likely effect on the viability of higher education institutions of a move to school-based initial teacher training.