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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
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star this property hansard heading Educational Exchanges remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to encourage secondary schools and their pupils to take part in student exchange programmes with schools in other countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>In January, my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education announced a new £2.5 million programme to provide more opportunities for young people, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, to take part in an international school exchange.</p><p>State schools in England can apply for grants to take pupils aged 11 and above to visit partner schools around the world, giving them the chance to experience different cultures, improve language skills and build independence, character and resilience.</p><p>​Some of the first exchanges have already taken place, to destinations including Toulon in France, and Heinsberg in Germany. More information about the programme is available here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/25-million-to-boost-international-exchanges-for-schools" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/25-million-to-boost-international-exchanges-for-schools</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:02:26.04Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:02:26.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this