A Quiet Word:
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The Education Select Committee, previously the Children, Schools and Families Select Committee, is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The remit of the Committee is to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department for Education and any associated public bodies. [1]
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October 2013

Foundation years: Sure Start Children’s Centres

  • Elizabeth Truss MP, Parliamentary UnderSecretary of State for Education and Childcare gave evidence on 15 Oct. [116]

September 2013

Foundation years: Sure Start children's centres

  • Professor Cathy Nutbrown, University of Sheffield gave evidence on 4 Sep. [115]
  • Ben Thomas, National Officer, UNISON Education and Children’s Services gave evidence on 4 Sep. [115]
  • Sue Egersdorff, Independent Leadership Consultant gave evidence on 4 Sep. [115]
  • Brian Tytherleigh, DfE gave evidence on 4 Sep. [115]
  • Cllr Peter John, London Councils Executive Member for Children and Young People gave evidence on 4 Sep. [115]
  • Cllr David Simmonds, Local Government Association gave evidence on 4 Sep. [115]
  • Jon Stonehouse, Deputy Director of Children’s Services, Salford City Council gave evidence on 4 Sep. [115]
  • Annette Wray, Area Manager, Early Years and Family Support Team, East Riding of Yorkshire Council gave evidence on 4 Sep. [115]

July 2013

Foundation Years: Sure Start children’s centres

  • Louise Silverton, Royal College of Midwives gave evidence on 10 Jul. [112]
  • Councillor Richard Roberts, Hertfordshire County Council gave evidence on 10 Jul. [112]
  • Jane Williams, Head of Children, Young People and Family Services, Integrated and Community Care Division, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust gave evidence on 10 Jul. [112]
  • Carole Bell, Head of Children’s Commissioning, North West London Commissioning Support Unit gave evidence on 10 Jul. [112]
  • Neil Couling, Department for Work and Pensions gave evidence on 10 Jul. [112]
  • Annie Hudson, College of Social Work gave evidence on 10 Jul. [112]
  • Tim Sherriff, Head Teacher, Westfield Community School and Children’s Centre, Wigan gave evidence on 10 Jul. [112]
  • Elizabeth Young, Director Research Evolution and Policy, Home-Start UK gave evidence on 10 Jul. [112]

Great Teachers follow-up: COLLEGE OF TEACHING

  • Chris Pope, Co-Director, Prince’s Teaching Institute gave evidence on 17 Jul. [113]
  • Professor Derek Bell, College of Teachers gave evidence on 17 Jul. [113]
  • Dr Patrick Roach, NASUWT gave evidence on 17 Jul. [113]
  • Dr Lesley Saunders, Institute of Education gave evidence on 17 Jul. [113]
  • Peter Kent, Head Teacher, Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby gave evidence on 17 Jul. [113]
  • Anne Swift, Head Teacher, Gladstone Road Infant School, Scarborough gave evidence on 17 Jul. [113]
  • Dame Joan McVittie, Head Teacher, Woodside High School, Wood Green gave evidence on 17 Jul. [113]
  • David Weston, Chief Executive, Teacher Development Trust gave evidence on 17 Jul. [113]

School Partnerships and Co-operation

  • Professor David Woods CBE, former Principal National Challenge Adviser for England gave evidence on 3 Jul. [114]
  • Professor Sir George Berwick CBE, Chief Executive, Challenge Partners gave evidence on 3 Jul. [114]
  • Sean Harford, Ofsted gave evidence on 3 Jul. [114]
  • Kirston Nelson, Assistant Director of Education, Wigan Council gave evidence on 3 Jul. [114]
  • Lord Nash, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education gave evidence on 3 Jul. [114]
  • Andrew McCully, Department for Education gave evidence on 3 Jul. [114]

June 2013

Foundation Years: Sure Start Children’s Centres

  • Professor Edward Melhuish, Birkbeck, University of London gave evidence on 5 Jun. [104]
  • Professor Kathy Sylva, University of Oxford gave evidence on 5 Jun. [104]
  • Professor Peter Moss, Institute of Education gave evidence on 5 Jun. [104]
  • Caroline Sharp, Research Director, National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) gave evidence on 5 Jun. [104]
  • Susan Gregory, Ofsted gave evidence on 5 Jun. [104]
  • Heather Rushton, independent consultant and former Director, Centre for Excellence and Outcomes (C4EO) gave evidence on 5 Jun. [104]
  • Professor Leon Feinstein, Head of Evidence, Early Intervention Foundation gave evidence on 5 Jun. [104]
  • Liz Klavins, Head of Centre, Fairfield Children’s Centre gave evidence on 12 Jun. [106]
  • Purnima Tanuku OBE, National Day Nurseries Association gave evidence on 12 Jun. [106]
  • Neil Leitch, Chief Executive, Pre-School Learning Alliance gave evidence on 12 Jun. [106]
  • Sue Owen, Director of Programmes, National Children’s Bureau gave evidence on 12 Jun. [106]
  • Liz Bayram, Joint Chief Executive, Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years gave evidence on 26 Jun. [111]
  • Adrienne Burgess, The Fatherhood Institute gave evidence on 26 Jun. [111]
  • Sally Russell, Netmums gave evidence on 26 Jun. [111]
  • Jill Rutter, Research Manager, Family and Childcare Trust gave evidence on 26 Jun. [111]
  • Lisa Harker, National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children gave evidence on 26 Jun. [111]
  • Vicki Lant, Head of Children’s Centre Development, Barnardo’s gave evidence on 26 Jun. [111]
  • Anne Longfield, 4Children gave evidence on 26 Jun. [111]
  • Julie Longworth, Action for Children gave evidence on 26 Jun. [111]

School Partnerships and Cooperation

  • Sir David Carter, Cabot Learning Federation, Bristol gave evidence on 19 Jun. [107]
  • Peter Maunder, Headteacher, Oldway School, Paignton gave evidence on 19 Jun. [107]
  • Mervyn Wilson, Chief Executive, The CoOperative College gave evidence on 19 Jun. [107]
  • Leo Winkley, Headmaster, St. Peter’s School, York gave evidence on 19 Jun. [107]
  • Dr John Dunford, Education Consultant gave evidence on 19 Jun. [107]
  • Dr Caroline Kenny, Institute of Education, London gave evidence on 19 Jun. [107]
  • James O’Shaughnessy, Policy Exchange gave evidence on 19 Jun. [107]
  • David Sims, Research Director, National Foundation for Educational Research gave evidence on 19 Jun. [107]

School Sports FOLLOWING London 2012

  • Mr Edward Timpson MP, UnderSecretary of State for Children and Families gave evidence on 11 Jun. [105]

May 2013

Minutes of EvidenceHC 65-i

  • Right Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education gave evidence on 15 May. [101]

SCHOOL SPORTS FOLLOWING LONDON 2012

  • Mike Diaper OBE, Sport England gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Sue Wilkinson, Association for Physical Education gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Andy Reed, Sport and Recreation Alliance gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Derek Peaple, Head Teacher, Park House School gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Linda Cairns, School Sport Co-ordinator, George Abbot School gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Shaun Dowling, Head of Sport, United Learning gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Richard Saunders, Chairman, Country Sports Partnership Network gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Jonathan Edwards CBE, TV presenter, world record holder and former Olympic Gold medallist gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Lynne Hutchison, Team GB, gymnast gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Daniel Keatings, Team GB, gymnast gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Rachel Smith, Team GB, gymnast gave evidence on 14 May. [100]
  • Wayne Allsopp, Business Development Manager, New College Leicester gave evidence on 21 May. [102]
  • Baroness Campbell, Youth Sport Trust gave evidence on 21 May. [102]
  • Baroness Grey-Thompson, gave evidence on 21 May. [102]
  • Dame Tessa Jowell MP, gave evidence on 21 May. [102]
  • Denise Gladwell, Head, St Breock Primary School, Cornwall gave evidence on 21 May. [102]
  • Paul Harris, Head, Curwen School, Newham, London gave evidence on 21 May. [102]
  • Trystan Williams, Head, the Springfields Academy, Wiltshire gave evidence on 21 May. [102]

April 2013

Academies Commission

  • Professor Christine Gilbert CBE, Chair gave evidence on 24 Apr. [99]
  • Professor Chris Husbands, Commissioner gave evidence on 24 Apr. [99]
  • Professor Becky Francis, Director, Academies Commission gave evidence on 24 Apr. [99]

March 2013

Administration of the Department for Education

Asbestos in Schools

  • Michael Lees, Asbestos in Schools Group gave evidence on 13 Mar. [95]
  • Julie Winn, Chair, Joint Union Asbestos Committee gave evidence on 13 Mar. [95]
  • Professor Julian Peto, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine gave evidence on 13 Mar. [95]
  • Roger Leighton, Headteacher, The Sydney Russell School, Dagenham gave evidence on 13 Mar. [95]
  • Rt Hon David Laws MP, Minister of State for Schools gave evidence on 13 Mar. [95]
  • David Ashton, Health and Safety Executive gave evidence on 13 Mar. [95]

Foundation Years: Sure Start children’s centres

  • Angela Prodger, Deputy Head of Centre, Pen Green Centre for Children and Families gave evidence on 6 Mar. [93]
  • Councillor Bob Scott, Chair of Governors, Pen Green Centre for Children and Families gave evidence on 6 Mar. [93]
  • Christine Wheelan, Head of Centre, Croyland Children’s Centre and Nursery School gave evidence on 6 Mar. [93]
  • Ellen Wallace, Principle of the Woodnewton Academy Trust gave evidence on 6 Mar. [93]
  • Alex Hopkins, Director of Children, Customers, Education, Northampton County Council gave evidence on 6 Mar. [93]
  • Diane Dinch, Local Clinical Team Facilitator, Corby and Kettering Health Visiting Teams gave evidence on 6 Mar. [93]
  • Maggie McKay, Senior Coordinator, HomeStart Corby gave evidence on 6 Mar. [93]
  • Nicki Price, Chief Officer, Corby, Commissioning Group, Willowbrook Health Centre gave evidence on 6 Mar. [93]

GCSE English Exam Results 2012

  • Andrew Hall, AQA gave evidence on 12 Mar. [94]
  • Ziggy Liaquat, Edexcel gave evidence on 12 Mar. [94]
  • Mark Dawe, OCR gave evidence on 12 Mar. [94]
  • Gareth Pierce, WJEC gave evidence on 12 Mar. [94]
  • Leighton Andrews, Wales gave evidence on 12 Mar. [94]
  • Chris Tweedale, Director of Schools and Young People Group, Welsh Government gave evidence on 12 Mar. [94]
  • Glenys Stacey, Chief Executive gave evidence on 26 Mar. [98]
  • Dennis Opposs, Ofqual gave evidence on 26 Mar. [98]

Minutes of EvidenceHC 204

  • Glenys Stacey, Chief Executive gave evidence on 26 Mar. [103]
  • Dennis Opposs, Ofqual gave evidence on 26 Mar. [103]

Minutes of EvidenceHC365

THE ROLE OF SCHOOL GOVERNING BODIES

  • Lord Nash, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools gave evidence on 20 Mar. [97]
  • Anne Jackson, Department for Education gave evidence on 20 Mar. [97]

February 2013

Annual report of HM Chief Inspector, Ofsted

  • Sir Michael Wilshaw, HM Chief Inspector gave evidence on 13 Feb. [90]
  • Matthew Coffey, Ofsted gave evidence on 13 Feb. [90]

Child Sexual Exploitation IN GANGS AND GROUPS

  • Sue Berelowitz, Deputy Children’s Commissioner gave evidence on 26 Feb. [91]
  • Edward Timpson MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families gave evidence on 26 Feb. [91]

Minutes of EvidenceHC365

  • Andrew Thraves, Publishing and Strategy Director, GL Education Group gave evidence on 27 Feb. [109]
  • Dr Bridget Sinclair, Chair of National Co-ordinators of Governor Services (NCOGS) and Governors Service Manager of Swindon Governor Services gave evidence on 27 Feb. [109]
  • Liz McSheehy, Chief Executive, SGOSS gave evidence on 27 Feb. [109]
  • Pat Smart, Executive Headteacher, Greet and Conway primary schools, National Leader of Education (NLE), National College for School Leadership gave evidence on 27 Feb. [109]
  • Michael Jeans, Chairman of Haberdashers’ Education Committee, The Haberdashers’ Company gave evidence on 27 Feb. [109]
  • Mark Taylor, Islington, designated Director of School and Young Peoples Services, LB Islington gave evidence on 27 Feb. [109]
  • Nicola Cook, Buckinghamshire County Council gave evidence on 27 Feb. [109]
  • Darren Northcott, National Official for Education, NASUWT Teachers’ Union gave evidence on 27 Feb. [109]

The Role of School Governing Bodies

  • Andrew Thraves, Publishing and Strategy Director, GL Education Group gave evidence on 27 Feb. [92]
  • Dr Bridget Sinclair, Chair of National Co-ordinators of Governor Services (NCOGS) and Governors Service Manager of Swindon Governor Services gave evidence on 27 Feb. [92]
  • Liz McSheehy, Chief Executive, SGOSS gave evidence on 27 Feb. [92]
  • Pat Smart, Executive Headteacher, Greet and Conway primary schools, National Leader of Education (NLE), National College for School Leadership gave evidence on 27 Feb. [92]
  • Michael Jeans, Chairman of Haberdashers Education Committee, The Haberdashers Company gave evidence on 27 Feb. [92]
  • Mark Taylor, Islington, designated Director of School and Young Peoples Services, LB Islington gave evidence on 27 Feb. [92]
  • Nicola Cook, Buckinghamshire County Council gave evidence on 27 Feb. [92]
  • Darren Northcott, National Official for Education, NASUWT Teachers’ Union gave evidence on 27 Feb. [92]

January 2013

Department for Education Reform

  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education gave evidence on 23 Jan. [87]
  • Mr Chris Wormald, Department for Education gave evidence on 23 Jan. [87]

Former DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION Ministers

  • Tim Loughton MP, former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children gave evidence on 16 Jan. [86]
  • Mr Nick Gibb MP, former Minister of State for Schools gave evidence on 16 Jan. [86]
  • Sarah Teather MP, former Minister for Children and Families gave evidence on 16 Jan. [86]

Foundation Years: Sure Start children’s centres

Minutes of EvidenceHC365

  • Emma Knights, Chief Executive, National Governors’ Association gave evidence on 30 Jan. [108]
  • Fergal Roche, Chief Executive, Ten Professional Support gave evidence on 30 Jan. [108]
  • Frank Newhofer, School Governor gave evidence on 30 Jan. [108]
  • Richard Gold, School Governor and Education Lawyer gave evidence on 30 Jan. [108]
  • Neil Calvert, Head Teacher, Long Eaton School, Derbyshire gave evidence on 30 Jan. [108]
  • Chris Hill, Head Teacher, Hounslow Town Primary School gave evidence on 30 Jan. [108]
  • Mike Cladingbowl, Ofsted gave evidence on 30 Jan. [108]
  • Professor Chris James, University of Bath gave evidence on 30 Jan. [108]

The Role of School Governing Bodies

  • Emma Knights, Chief Executive, National Governors’ Association gave evidence on 30 Jan. [89]
  • Fergal Roche, Chief Executive, Ten Professional Support gave evidence on 30 Jan. [89]
  • Frank Newhofer, School Governor gave evidence on 30 Jan. [89]
  • Richard Gold, School Governor and Education Lawyer gave evidence on 30 Jan. [89]
  • Neil Calvert, Head Teacher, Long Eaton School, Derbyshire gave evidence on 30 Jan. [89]
  • Chris Hill, Head Teacher, Hounslow Town Primary School gave evidence on 30 Jan. [89]
  • Mike Cladingbowl, Ofsted gave evidence on 30 Jan. [89]
  • Professor Chris James, University of Bath gave evidence on 30 Jan. [89]

December 2012

REFORMING KEY STAGE 4 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education gave evidence on 5 Dec. [84]

November 2012

21 November 2012

  • Robert Campbell, Impington College gave evidence on 21 Nov. [81]
  • Heather Morris, Careers Co-ordinator, Thamesmead School gave evidence on 21 Nov. [81]
  • Sally Long, Upper Phase Manager, St Nicholas at Canterbury College gave evidence on 21 Nov. [81]
  • Brian Lightman, ASCL gave evidence on 21 Nov. [81]
  • Professor Tony Watts, Visiting Professor, University of Derby and Canterbury Christ Church University gave evidence on 21 Nov. [81]
  • Steve Stewart, Chairman, Careers England gave evidence on 21 Nov. [81]
  • David Milton, Institute for Careers Guidance gave evidence on 21 Nov. [81]
  • Dr Deirdre Hughes, National Careers Council gave evidence on 21 Nov. [81]

Career Guidance for Young People

Careers guidance for young people

Special EducationAL Needs

  • Josh Pagan, gave evidence on 6 Nov. [79]
  • Tom Schewitz, gave evidence on 6 Nov. [79]
  • Carol Dixon, Participation Co-ordinator, Parent Voice, Hampshire gave evidence on 6 Nov. [79]
  • Sharon Smith, Chair, Hampshire Parent/Carer Network gave evidence on 6 Nov. [79]
  • Mr Edward Timpson MP, Department for Education gave evidence on 6 Nov. [79]

October 2012

31 October 2012

  • David Pollard, Federation of Small Businesses gave evidence on 31 Oct. [80]
  • David Walrond, Principal, Truro and Penwith College gave evidence on 31 Oct. [80]
  • Paul Jackson, Engineering UK gave evidence on 31 Oct. [80]
  • Peter Searle, CEO of Adecco Group UK and Ireland gave evidence on 31 Oct. [80]
  • Judith Denyer, Prospects gave evidence on 31 Oct. [80]
  • Mary Vine-Morris, London Councils gave evidence on 31 Oct. [80]
  • Fiona Hilton, 14-19 Officer IAG/NEET/Transition Connexions/School Improvement, Trafford Council gave evidence on 31 Oct. [80]
  • David Simmonds, LGA gave evidence on 31 Oct. [80]

Special Educational Needs

  • Kathryn Boulton, Blackpool Council gave evidence on 24 Oct. [78]
  • Peter Gray, Consultant, Special Needs Consultancy gave evidence on 24 Oct. [78]
  • Jo Webber, NHS Confederation gave evidence on 24 Oct. [78]
  • Philippa Stobbs, SEC/Council for Disabled Children gave evidence on 24 Oct. [78]
  • Brian Gale, Director, Policy and Campaigns, National Deaf Children’s Society gave evidence on 24 Oct. [78]
  • Dr Charles Palmer, Leicestershire County Council gave evidence on 24 Oct. [78]
  • Di Roberts, Principal, Brockenhurst College gave evidence on 24 Oct. [78]
  • Christine Terrey, Executive Headteacher, Grays School and Southdown Junior School gave evidence on 24 Oct. [78]
  • Janet Thompson, Ofsted gave evidence on 24 Oct. [78]
  • Graham Quinn, Headteacher, New Bridge School gave evidence on 24 Oct. [78]

SUPPORT FOR Home Education

September 2012

GCSE English Exam Results 2012

Support for Home Education

  • Shena Deuchars, Trustee, Education Otherwise gave evidence on 5 Sep. [76]
  • Jane Lowe, Trustee, Home Education Advisory Service gave evidence on 5 Sep. [76]
  • Anne Brown, Administrator, A Little Bit of Structure (Online Forum) gave evidence on 5 Sep. [76]
  • Fiona Nicholson, Independent Home Education Consultant gave evidence on 5 Sep. [76]
  • Alison Sauer, Educational Consultant gave evidence on 5 Sep. [76]
  • Julie Barker, Co-ordinator, Fareham and Gosport Home Education Group gave evidence on 5 Sep. [76]
  • Hannah Flowers, Co-ordinator, Carshalton Home Education Group gave evidence on 5 Sep. [76]
  • Zena Hodgson, Trustee and Support Advisor, Home Education Centre, Somerset gave evidence on 5 Sep. [76]
  • Jayne Richardson, Local Contact for Home Educators, Cumbria gave evidence on 5 Sep. [76]

The Responsibilities of the Secretary of State

  • Right hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education gave evidence on 12 Sep. [75]

July 2012

Destitution among Asylum-seeking and Migrant Children

PRE-APPOINTMENT HEARING: CHAIR OF SOCIAL

  • Rt Hon Alan Milburn, preferred candidate for Chair of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission gave evidence on 10 Jul. [73]

June 2012

Behaviour and Discipline in Schools

  • Charlie Taylor, Government Expert Adviser on Behaviour in Schools gave evidence on 27 Jun. [70]
  • Mr Nick Gibb MP, Department for Education gave evidence on 27 Jun. [70]

Minutes of EvidenceHC 179-i

  • Sir David Bell KCB, University of Reading, formerly Permanent Secretary, DfE (20062011) gave evidence on 13 Jun. [68]
  • Jon Coles, Group Chief Executive, UCST/ULT, formerly Director General, DfE (20082011) gave evidence on 13 Jun. [68]
  • Chris Wormald, Department for Education gave evidence on 13 Jun. [68]

Special Educational Needs

The Child protection system in England

  • Tim Loughton MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children gave evidence on 12 Jun. [71]

May 2012

THE CHILD PROTECTION SYSTEM IN ENGLAND

April 2012

The Responsibilities of the Secretary of State for Education

  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education gave evidence on 24 Apr. [63]

March 2012

Attracting, Training and Retaining the Best Teachers

The administration of examinations for 15-19 year olds in England

  • Amanda Spielman, Ofqual gave evidence on 21 Mar. [62]
  • Glenys Stacey, Ofqual gave evidence on 21 Mar. [62]
  • Nick Gibb, Minister of State for Schools gave evidence on 21 Mar. [62]

The Child Protection System in England

February 2012

Annual Report of HM Chief Inspector, Ofsted

  • Sir Michael Wilshaw, Ofsted gave evidence on 29 Feb. [57]
  • John Goldup, Ofsted gave evidence on 29 Feb. [57]

Attracting, Training and Retaining the Best Teachers

CHIEF REGULATOR PRE-APPOINTMENT HEARING, OFQUAL

  • Glenys Stacey, Ofqual gave evidence on 1 Feb. [53]

The Administration of Examinations for 15-19 Year Olds

January 2012

Attracting, training and retaining the best teachers

CHILD PROTECTION

THE ADMINISTRATION OF EXAMINATIONS FOR 15-19 YEAR OLDS

  • Professor Jo-Anne Baird, Pearson Professor and Director of the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment gave evidence on 18 Jan. [48]
  • Dr Michelle Meadows, AQA gave evidence on 18 Jan. [48]
  • Tim Oates, Cambridge Assessment gave evidence on 18 Jan. [48]
  • Professor Alison Wolf, Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management, King's College, London gave evidence on 18 Jan. [48]
  • Professor Stephen J. Ball, FBA, AcSS, British Academy representative gave evidence on 18 Jan. [48]
  • Professor Sir John Holman, Wellcome Trust gave evidence on 18 Jan. [48]
  • Professor Graham Hutchings, SCORE Chair gave evidence on 18 Jan. [48]
  • Warwick Mansell, freelance journalist gave evidence on 18 Jan. [48]

The responsibilities of the Secretary of State for Education

  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education gave evidence on 31 Jan. [51]

December 2011

Attracting, Training and Retaining the Best Teachers

The administration of examinations for 1519 year olds

  • Paul Barnes, gave evidence on 15 Dec. [47]
  • Paul Evans, gave evidence on 15 Dec. [47]
  • Steph Warren, senior examiners gave evidence on 15 Dec. [47]
  • Andrew Hall, AQA gave evidence on 15 Dec. [47]
  • Mark Dawe, OCR gave evidence on 15 Dec. [47]
  • Rod Bristow, President, Pearson UK (on behalf of Edexcel) gave evidence on 15 Dec. [47]
  • Gareth Pierce, WJEC gave evidence on 15 Dec. [47]
  • Dennis Opposs, Ofqual gave evidence on 15 Dec. [47]
  • Glenys Stacey, Ofqual gave evidence on 15 Dec. [47]

The Child Protection  system in england

  • Martin Narey, Government Adviser on Adoption gave evidence on 13 Dec. [46]
  • John Hemming MP, Founder and Chairman, Justice for Families gave evidence on 13 Dec. [46]

November 2011

ATTRACTING, TRAINING AND RETAINING THE BEST TEACHERS

Child Protection

Pre-Appointment hearing with the Government's preferred candidate for HM Chief Inspector, Ofsted

  • Sir Michael Wilshaw, Ofsted gave evidence on 1 Nov. [39]

The administration of examinations for 1519 year olds

  • Martin Collier, Headmaster, St John's School, Leatherhead, Surrey gave evidence on 29 Nov. [43]
  • David Burton, Liverpool gave evidence on 29 Nov. [43]
  • Rob Pritchard, Headteacher, St Mary's Catholic High School, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire gave evidence on 29 Nov. [43]
  • Teresa Kelly, Principal of Abingdon and Witney College, member of Principals' Professional Council/Association of School and College Leaders gave evidence on 29 Nov. [43]
  • Professor Nick Lieven, University of Bristol gave evidence on 29 Nov. [43]
  • Ana Gutiérrez, University of Bournemouth gave evidence on 29 Nov. [43]
  • Anne Tipple, British Chambers of Commerce gave evidence on 29 Nov. [43]
  • Ana Gutiérrez, University of Bournemouth gave evidence on 29 Nov. [43]

The Child Protection system in england

  • Theresa Lane, Headteacher, Rachel McMillan Nursery School and Children's Centre, Deptford gave evidence on 2 Nov. [38]
  • Dr Richard Quirk, Named GP Safeguarding Children, NHS West Sussex, NHS East Sussex Downs and Weald, NHS Hastings and Rother gave evidence on 2 Nov. [38]
  • Emma Grove, Assistant Head, George Green's School, Tower Hamlets gave evidence on 2 Nov. [38]
  • Sue Minto, ChildLine gave evidence on 2 Nov. [38]
  • John Cameron, Head of NSPCC Adult Helpline gave evidence on 2 Nov. [38]
  • Joe Ferns, Samaritans gave evidence on 2 Nov. [38]

The College of SOCIAL WORK

October 2011

THE CHILD PROTECTION SYSTEM IN ENGLAND

  • Jim Gamble, Ofsted gave evidence on 19 Oct. [37]
  • John Goldup, former head of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) gave evidence on 19 Oct. [37]
  • Professor Harriet Ward, Professor of Child and Family Research and Director, Centre for Child and Family Research, University of Loughborough gave evidence on 19 Oct. [37]
  • Professor Nina Biehal, University of York gave evidence on 19 Oct. [37]
  • Dr Marion Brandon, University of East Anglia gave evidence on 19 Oct. [37]

The Revised Schools Admissions and Appeals code

September 2011

The Administration of the Department for Education

June 2011

HC 850 iv

Health Visitors

Jamie's Dream School

  • Aysha Begum, gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • Ricki Bourne, gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • Ronnie Crosland, gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • Angelique Knight, gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • Nana Kwame, gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • Carl West, students from Jamie's Dream School gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • Jazzie B OBE, DJ, entrepreneur and producer gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • Professor Mary Beard FBA, University of Cambridge gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • John D'Abbro OBE, New Rush Hall Group gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • Alvin Hall, financial adviser, author and broadcaster gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • Dr David Starkey CBE, historian and broadcaster gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]
  • Professor The Lord Winston, Professor of Science and Society, Imperial college, London gave evidence on 21 Jun. [54]

The Munrow Review

May 2011

16-19 Participation in Education and Training

Services for young people

Special Educational Needs Green Paper

April 2011

The English Baccalaureate

The Wolf Review of Vocational Education

March 2011

16-19 PARTICIPATION IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Services for young people

The English Baccalaureate

The role and performance of Ofsted

  • Lord Hill of Oareford CBE, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools gave evidence on 2 Mar. [19]
  • Tim Loughton MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families gave evidence on 2 Mar. [19]

February 2011

Annual Report of the Chief Schools Adjudicator 2010

  • Dr Ian Craig, Chief Schools Adjudicator gave evidence on 2 Feb. [23]

Services for young people

  • Mark Blundell OBE, Executive Director, Salmon Youth Centre (Bermondsey) gave evidence on 9 Feb. [21]
  • Meg Hudson, Beaver Scout Leader gave evidence on 9 Feb. [21]
  • Rebecca Salawu, Salmon Centre User gave evidence on 9 Feb. [21]
  • Jason Stacey, YMCA England gave evidence on 9 Feb. [21]
  • Derek Twine CBE, The Scout Association gave evidence on 9 Feb. [21]
  • Jas Hothi, Sports Development Officer, East London gave evidence on 9 Feb. [21]
  • Amy Kirkman, Prince's Trust Young Ambassador gave evidence on 9 Feb. [21]
  • John Loughton, Fairbridge gave evidence on 9 Feb. [21]
  • Ginny Lunn, Prince's Trust gave evidence on 9 Feb. [21]
  • Nick Wilkie, London Youth gave evidence on 9 Feb. [21]

January 2011

Services for young people

The role and performance of Ofsted

  • Carol Glover, CfBT Education Trust gave evidence on 12 Jan. [18]
  • Tony Stainer, Serco gave evidence on 12 Jan. [18]
  • Janet Tomlinson, Tribal Group gave evidence on 12 Jan. [18]
  • Lorna Fitzjohn, Ofsted gave evidence on 12 Jan. [18]
  • Christine Gilbert CBE, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills gave evidence on 12 Jan. [18]
  • John Goldup, Ofsted gave evidence on 12 Jan. [18]
  • Patrick Leeson, Ofsted gave evidence on 12 Jan. [18]

December 2010

Behaviour and Discipline in Schools

Looked-after children

Spending Review settlement for the Department for Education

The role and performance of Ofsted

The Schools White Paper 2010

November 2010

Behaviour and Discipline in Schools

Spending Review settlement for the Department for Education

The role and performance of Ofsted

October 2010

Behaviour and Discipline in Schools

The responsibilities of the Secretary of State

  • David Bell, Department for Education gave evidence on 27 Oct. [3]
  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education gave evidence on 27 Oct. [3]

September 2010

Building Schools for the Future and future capital spending

Child Safeguarding

Examination of Witness

  • Right Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education gave evidence on ?. [85]