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star this property date less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Academies: Governing Bodies more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the governance of multi-academy trusts. more like this
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Lord Watson of Invergowrie more like this
star this property uin HL14128 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
star this property answer text <p>The department’s expectations of effective governance in multi academy trusts (MATs) is set out in the Academies Financial Handbook and Governance Handbook. This includes the skills, knowledge and behaviours that boards need to demonstrate to be effective. Both handbooks are currently being updated and once completed, copies will be <ins class="ministerial">placed</ins> <del class="ministerial">available</del> in the Libraries of both Houses. The Academies Financial Handbook is updated annually.</p><p> </p><p>Through the Academies Ambassadors Programme, over 1200 volunteers with commercial and business experience have been recruited to join academy boards.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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less than 2019-03-13T17:05:25.7Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-13T17:05:25.7Z
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less than 2019-03-14T12:35:55.853Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T12:35:55.853Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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107039
star this property answering member printed Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Agnew of Oulton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Watson of Invergowrie more like this
1077720
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Department for Education: Apprentices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of staff employed in each group of his Department that are apprentices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashton-under-Lyne more like this
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Angela Rayner more like this
star this property uin 226124 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p>The department currently employs 209 apprentices. This can be broken down into the following groups in the attached table, which also shows the proportion against the total number of employees.</p><p>Regarding the proportion of apprentices employed at the Institute for Apprenticeships, this is a matter for the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. I have asked the Chief Executive, Sir Gerry Berragan, to write to the hon. Member for Ashton-under-Lyne and a copy of his reply will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.</p><p>Within the Education and Skills Funding Agency, 5 employees working on apprenticeships strategy, policy and delivery are apprentices, which represents 1.6% of the total of 317 employees.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T15:34:53.567Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T15:34:53.567Z
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less than 2019-03-07T17:32:32.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-07T17:32:32.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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star this property file name 226124_226125_226126_table_of_apprentices_employed_by_the_Department_for_Education.doc more like this
star this property title 226124_125_126_Table_of_apprentices more like this
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104932
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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star this property file name 226124_226125_226126_table_of_apprentices_employed_by_the_Department_for_Education.doc more like this
star this property title 226124_226125_226126_table_of_apprentices more like this
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4356
unstar this property label Biography information for Angela Rayner more like this
1077723
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Institute for Apprenticeships: Apprentices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar 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 staff at the Institute for Apprenticeships are apprentices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashton-under-Lyne more like this
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Angela Rayner more like this
star this property uin 226125 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The department currently employs 209 apprentices. This can be broken down into the following groups in the attached table, which also shows the proportion against the total number of employees.</del></p><p>Regarding the proportion of apprentices employed at the Institute for Apprenticeships, this is a matter for the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. I have asked the Chief Executive, Sir Gerry Berragan, to write to the hon. Member for Ashton-under-Lyne and a copy of his reply will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.</p><p><del class="ministerial">Within the Education and Skills Funding Agency, 5 employees working on apprenticeships strategy, policy and delivery are apprentices, which represents 1.6% of the total of 317 employees.</del></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T15:34:53.607Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T15:34:53.607Z
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less than 2019-07-23T15:41:44.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:41:44.907Z
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4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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105461
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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star this property file name 226124_226125_226126_table_of_apprentices_employed_by_the_Department_for_Education.doc more like this
star this property title 226124_226125_226126_table_of_apprentices more like this
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4356
unstar this property label Biography information for Angela Rayner more like this
1077725
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Department for Education: Apprentices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar 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 staff in his Department working on apprenticeship strategy, policy, and delivery are apprentices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashton-under-Lyne more like this
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Angela Rayner more like this
star this property uin 226126 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The department currently employs 209 apprentices. This can be broken down into the following groups in the attached table, which also shows the proportion against the total number of employees.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">Regarding the proportion of apprentices employed at the Institute for Apprenticeships, this is a matter for the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. I have asked the Chief Executive, Sir Gerry Berragan, to write to the hon. Member for Ashton-under-Lyne and a copy of his reply will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Education and Skills Funding Agency is responsible for apprenticeship strategy, policy and delivery and there are 317 employees in this division. </ins>Within the Education and Skills Funding Agency, <del class="ministerial">5<del class="ministerial"> </del></del><ins class="ministerial">8 </ins>employees working on apprenticeships strategy, policy and delivery are apprentices, which represents <del class="ministerial">1.6%</del> <ins class="ministerial">2.5% </ins>of <ins class="ministerial">their workforce.</ins> <del class="ministerial">the total of 317 employees. </del></p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T15:34:53.653Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T15:34:53.653Z
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less than 2019-07-23T15:41:57.877Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:41:57.877Z
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4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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105462
star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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star this property file name 226124_226125_226126_table_of_apprentices_employed_by_the_Department_for_Education.doc more like this
star this property title 226124_226125_226126_table_of_apprentices more like this
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4356
unstar this property label Biography information for Angela Rayner more like this
1077523
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Pre-school Education: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on extending supplementary funding for nursery schools after April 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 226074 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 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
star this property answer text <p>Maintained nursery schools (MNS) make a valuable contribution to improving the lives of some of our most disadvantaged children. They experience costs that other providers do not and we are providing local authorities with approximately £60 million a year in supplementary funding to enable them to protect the funding of MNS.</p><p>I announced on 28 February that the government would extend the supplementary funding paid to local authorities by approximately £24 million to enable them to fully fund MNS for the whole of the 2019/20 academic year. This provides local authorities with the reassurance to allocate places for this September with confidence. The announcement was made with the agreement of HM Treasury. Next steps after the 2019/20 academic year will be determined by the next Spending Review.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 226075 more like this
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less than 2019-03-05T11:23:26.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-05T11:23:26.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1077524
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Pre-school Education: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 he is taking to ensure nursery school funding is sustainable for the future. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 226075 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 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
star this property answer text <p>Maintained nursery schools (MNS) make a valuable contribution to improving the lives of some of our most disadvantaged children. They experience costs that other providers do not and we are providing local authorities with approximately £60 million a year in supplementary funding to enable them to protect the funding of MNS.</p><p>I announced on 28 February that the government would extend the supplementary funding paid to local authorities by approximately £24 million to enable them to fully fund MNS for the whole of the 2019/20 academic year. This provides local authorities with the reassurance to allocate places for this September with confidence. The announcement was made with the agreement of HM Treasury. Next steps after the 2019/20 academic year will be determined by the next Spending Review.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 226074 more like this
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less than 2019-03-05T11:23:26.49Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-05T11:23:26.49Z
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4113
star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1077545
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Schools: Asbestos more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department has made of the number of UK schools that undertook (a) the partial removal of asbestos and (b) the total removal of asbestos from school buildings in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 226030 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 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p>The Department started to collect data on asbestos management in schools in 2016. All state-funded schools in England were invited to participate in the voluntary data collection and 25% responded. The findings were published in a report on GOV.UK in February 2017, but the data collection did not include information about how much asbestos had been removed from the school estate.</p><p> </p><p>The Department launched a second data collection, the Asbestos Management Assurance Process, in March 2018, to help develop a more comprehensive understanding of asbestos management in the school estate which does include a question on asbestos removal. This data collection has just closed and responses are being analysed. The Department intends to publish the findings from this report in spring 2019.</p><p> </p><p>To help local authorities, governing bodies and academy trusts to meet their legal duties and manage asbestos effectively, the Department refers to advice from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). In February 2017, the Department also published ‘Asbestos Management in Schools’ guidance. The HSE advice is clear that if asbestos is unlikely to be damaged or disturbed, then it is best managed in situ. Although, the Department is also clear that when asbestos does pose a risk to safety and cannot be effectively managed in situ, it should be removed.</p><p> </p><p>Since 2015, the Department has allocated £6 billion to those responsible for school buildings and for essential maintenance and improvements, including removing or encapsulating asbestos when it is the safest course of action to do so. In addition, through the Priority School Building Programme, the Department is rebuilding or refurbishing buildings in the worst condition in over 500 schools across the country. Asbestos was a factor in selecting buildings for the programme.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T13:07:43.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T13:07:43.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1077569
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star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Teachers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 he is taking to help teachers share lesson plans and professional development resources throughout their profession. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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Ben Bradley more like this
star this property uin 226210 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 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
star this property answer text <p>Through the Curriculum Fund, the Government is investing £7.7 million over five years to support the development and sharing of high quality complete curriculum programmes. In January, the Department awarded grants to 11 lead schools to share and pilot high quality complete curriculum programmes in over 60 other primary and secondary schools in science, history and geography. The purpose of the pilot is to better understand how curriculum programmes can be effectively implemented in other schools to reduce teacher workload and support better quality teaching. More information on the pilot can be found here: <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/curriculum-fund-programme-pilot" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/curriculum-fund-programme-pilot</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-03-05T11:21:52.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-05T11:21:52.577Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Bradley more like this
1077574
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Students: Sexual Harassment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions his Department has had with universities on steps they can take to reduce levels of sexual misconduct towards students. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 226034 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 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p>The government takes any form of violence and sexual harassment, including in higher education, extremely seriously. The department meets with individual universities and representative bodies on a regular basis to discuss a range of issues relating to student welfare. In addition, the department holds regular meetings with Universities UK (UUK) and the Office for Students (OfS) specifically on matters of sexual harassment and misconduct in higher education, including in relation to progress on the implementation of the recommendations of the UUK Taskforce’s on sexual violence, harassment and hate crime affecting university students.</p><p>Since the publication of these recommendations in 2016, a total investment of £4.7 million, match funded by higher education providers, has been invested by the OfS and its predecessor, the Higher Education Funding Council for England, in 119 safeguarding projects; £2.45 million of which was given to 63 projects specifically focussed on tackling sexual and gender-based violence in higher education. This work remains a priority for the department, which is why my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State’s guidance for the financial year 2019-20 asks the OfS to continue to support the student experience, including a focus on harassment and hate crime.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T12:16:37.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T12:16:37.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1077581
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education: Sleep more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has plans to make sleep lessons compulsory for (a) primary and (b) secondary pupils as part of the Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education in the National Curriculum. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 226053 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 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department is making relationships education compulsory in all primary schools, and relationships and sex education (RSE) compulsory in all secondary schools. Health education will also become compulsory in all primary and secondary schools. Pupils should be taught the facts about their health to enable them to make good decisions, including lessons about the importance of sleep.</p><p> </p><p>The draft guidance and regulations for the new subjects of relationships education, RSE and health education were laid in Parliament on Monday 25 February. All schools will be required to teach the subjects from September 2020, but they will be encouraged and supported to start teaching them from September 2019 on a voluntary basis.</p><p> </p><p>The draft guidance sets out that pupils should be taught the facts about sleep and about how insufficient sleep can affect both physical health and mental wellbeing, including a person’s weight, mood and ability to learn. Information and resources used should be age appropriate and medically accurate. Existing resources for teaching about sleep as part of health education are already available for schools to use. Examples of these are the PSHE Association’s recently quality assured teaching resources on sleep, as in the following link: <a href="https://www.pshe-association.org.uk/curriculum-and-resources/resources/sleep-factor-lesson-plans" target="_blank">https://www.pshe-association.org.uk/curriculum-and-resources/resources/sleep-factor-lesson-plans</a>.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-03-05T11:20:36.4Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-05T11:20:36.4Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this