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star this property date less than 2015-01-16more like thismore than 2015-01-16
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Mathematics: Teachers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of secondary school mathematics teachers hold a mathematics degree in each local authority in England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall South more like this
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Valerie Vaz more like this
star this property uin 221130 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-21more like thismore than 2015-01-21
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not available at local authority level.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-01-21T16:31:45.437Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-21T16:31:45.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Valerie Vaz more like this
174184
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-16more like thismore than 2015-01-16
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Physics: Teachers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of secondary school physics teachers hold a physics degree in each local authority in England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall South more like this
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Valerie Vaz more like this
star this property uin 221131 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-21more like thismore than 2015-01-21
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not available at local authority level.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-01-21T16:32:37.62Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-21T16:32:37.62Z
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1473
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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4076
star this property label Biography information for Valerie Vaz more like this
174185
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-16more like thismore than 2015-01-16
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Chemistry: Teachers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of secondary school chemistry teachers hold a chemistry degree in each local authority in England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall South more like this
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Valerie Vaz more like this
star this property uin 221132 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-21more like thismore than 2015-01-21
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not available at local authority level.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-01-21T16:39:08.68Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-21T16:39:08.68Z
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1473
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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4076
star this property label Biography information for Valerie Vaz more like this
172177
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-06more like thismore than 2015-01-06
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Children: Walking more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to increase the number of children walking to school. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stoke-on-Trent Central more like this
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Tristram Hunt more like this
star this property uin 219892 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-09more like thismore than 2015-01-09
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities are required to ensure that safe walking routes are available to those pupils who are expected to walk to school. They are also under a duty to promote sustainable travel and transport. The duty applies to children and young people of compulsory school age who travel to receive education or training in a local authority’s area. Local walking, cycling, and bus strategies should inform the local authority’s performance of its duty to promote sustainable school travel.</p><p> </p><p>On 18 July 2014, the Department for Education issued revised home to school travel guidance which gives examples and provides further information on sustainable transport, including walking to and from school. The guidance is published online at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/home-to-school-travel-and-transport-guidance" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/home-to-school-travel-and-transport-guidance</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-01-09T13:13:19.103Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-09T13:13:19.103Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tristram Hunt more like this
167464
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-02more like thismore than 2014-12-02
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Schools: Inspections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of (a) local authority-controlled primary schools, (b) local authority-controlled secondary schools, (c) primary academies, (d) secondary academies and (e) free schools were inspected by Ofsted in each local authority area in each relevant year since 2005. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 216786 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
star this property answer text <p>This is a matter for Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw. A copy of his reply will be placed in the library of the House.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-12-08T16:06:16.59Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T16:06:16.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
175048
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-21more like thismore than 2015-01-21
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Schools: Asbestos more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which organisations and individuals were consulted as part of her Department's review of asbestos policy in schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 221608 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-27more like thismore than 2015-01-27
star this property answer text <p>The following organisations responded to the Department for Education’s call for evidence or were consulted in another way during the Department’s review of its policy:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>1. Asbestos in Schools Group</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2. Asbestos Support West Midlands</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3. Asbestos Testing And Consultancy Association</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4. Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum UK</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5. Association of School and College Leaders</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6. Belle Vue Girls' School</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7. Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>8. Bradford Asbestos in Schools</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>9. Brent Teachers Association</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10. Brighton and Hove City Council</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>11. Clean Air in London</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>12. Clear Concepts</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>13. Clevedon School</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>14. Danum Academy</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>15. Darlington Borough Council</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>16. Dinnington Comprehensive School</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>17. GMB</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>18. The Greetland Academy</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>19. Asbestos Review</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>20. Hazards Campaign</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>21. The Health and Safety Executive</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>22. Joint Union Asbestos Committee</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>23. Katharine Lady Berkeley's School</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>24. Kennet School</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>25. Kent County Council</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>26. Lancashire National Union of Teachers</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>27. London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>28. Local Government Association</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>29. Leeds NUT</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>30. Loreto College (St Albans)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>31. NASUWT</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>32. National Association of Head Teachers</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>33. National Association of School Business Management</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>34. Nottingham County Council</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>35. NUT</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>36. NUT Wirral</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>37. NE area Asbestos Management Group</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>38. NUT Health and Safety Bradford</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>39. Portsmouth City Council</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>40. RB Asbestos Consultants</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>41. Right to Know Wales Campaign</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>42. Slater and Gordon Lawyers</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>43. St Mary's Academy</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>44. Trafford Council</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>45. UNISON</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>46. UNITE</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>47. Voice</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>48. West Sussex County Council</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>A number of individuals were also consulted as part of the review. To protect their personal information they have not been included in this answer.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-01-27T14:54:36.107Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-27T14:54:36.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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3952
star this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
175049
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star this property date less than 2015-01-21more like thismore than 2015-01-21
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Schools: Asbestos more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her Department's policy is on the use of asbestos in school buildings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 221609 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-27more like thismore than 2015-01-27
star this property answer text <p>The use of asbestos in buildings in the UK was banned in 1999 and as such should not be used in the construction of new buildings. Existing asbestos in school buildings should be managed in line with the regulations set in the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. To help schools manage any asbestos present in schools the Department for Education currently publishes guidance, which is available online at:</p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/asbestos-management-in-schools" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/asbestos-management-in-schools</a></p><p> </p><p>The Department has undertaken a review of its policy on asbestos in schools, the results of which will be published shortly.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-01-27T15:06:03.727Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-27T15:06:03.727Z
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1473
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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3952
star this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
178118
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star this property date less than 2015-02-05more like thismore than 2015-02-05
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Teachers: Working Conditions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps the Government plans to take to reduce teacher workload. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 223522 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-12more like thismore than 2015-02-12
star this property answer text <p>High-quality teaching is the single most important school-based factor determining how well pupils achieve. The Department for Education is committed to supporting the profession and reducing unnecessary teacher workload is an absolute priority.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department published its response to the Workload Challenge[1] on 6 February in which it set out a comprehensive programme of action to address the complex issues which have led to unnecessary workload.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The actions include:</p><p> </p><ul><li><p>A commitment from Ofsted not to change their handbook or framework during the school year, except when absolutely necessary;</p></li><li><p>giving schools more notice of significant changes to the curriculum, exams and accountability, and not making changes to qualifications in the academic year or during a course, unless there are urgent reasons for doing so;</p></li><li><p>making it easier for teachers to find examples of what works in other schools, and research about the best way to carry out tasks like marking, data management and planning;</p></li><li><p>providing support for headteachers by reviewing all leadership training, including coaching and mentoring; and</p></li><li><p>tracking teacher workload by carrying out a large scale biennial survey from early spring 2016.</p></li></ul><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/workload-challenge-for-schools-government-response" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/workload-challenge-for-schools-government-response</a></p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-02-12T14:46:10.623Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-12T14:46:10.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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3952
star this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
114698
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star this property date less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Schools: Sports more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what criteria Ofsted uses for inspection of the welfare of children engaging in sporting activities during school hours. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Worthing and Shoreham more like this
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Tim Loughton more like this
star this property uin 213656 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>This is a matter for Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw. A copy of his reply will be placed in the library of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T17:35:42.2312248Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T17:35:42.2312248Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tim Loughton more like this
101825
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star this property date less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many SENCO-accredited courses are being run in (a) colleges and (b) universities in 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 212540 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answer text <p>As a Master’s-level qualification, all SENCO-accredited courses are either delivered by or ratified by Higher Education establishments. In 2013-2014, SENCO-accredited courses are being run by 21 universities and 3 training providers, working in partnership with universities.</p><p> </p><p>Since the inception of the training, 10,119 SENCOs have been funded to take the award, which equates to approximately 40% of the schools in the country.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-11-04T14:36:44.1503996Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T14:36:44.1503996Z
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1473
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this