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star this property date less than 2015-12-09more like thismore than 2015-12-09
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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
star this property hansard heading Japanese Language 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 plans the Government has to increase the study of Japanese in schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow remove filter
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Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
star this property uin 19314 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-14more like thismore than 2015-12-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The government supports the efforts of the Japan Foundation to help schools teaching Japanese. Since September 2014, maintained primary schools in England must teach a modern or ancient foreign language to pupils at key stage 2 (ages 7 to 11). Schools can choose which language or languages to teach and should enable pupils to make substantial progress in one language by the end of primary school.</p><p>The government took action in 2010 to halt the decline in the number of school children taking language GCSEs by including it within the English Baccalaureate. This has had a positive effect on the take up of languages in schools. The proportion of the cohort in state funded schools entered for a modern foreign language has risen from 40 per cent in 2010 to 49 per cent in 2015. The government’s goal is that, in time, at least 90 per cent of pupils enter GCSEs in the EBacc subjects of English, maths, science, humanities and languages.</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 2015-12-14T14:42:28.653Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-14T14:42:28.653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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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
star this property hansard heading Mental Health: Curriculum 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 include mental wellbeing in the national curriculum. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow remove filter
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Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
star this property uin 115242 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-01more like thismore than 2017-12-01
unstar this property answer text <p>We have no plans to make changes to the national curriculum, but our Supporting Mental Health in Schools and Colleges survey, published in August 2017, sets out information on what schools are already doing to promote good mental health and well-being through teaching and pastoral support.</p><p>We are considering how we can build on this strong base to improve the support that is provided to children and young people in schools and will include proposals in the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Green Paper to be published by the end of this year.</p><p>In particular, as required by the Children and Social Work Act 2017, we are taking work forward to develop regulations and associate guidance for mandatory Relationships Education in primary schools and Relationships and Sex Education in secondary schools. The content of the guidance will include the role of physical and mental well-being in forming and maintaining healthy relationships. We plan to consult on a draft of the regulations and guidance next year.</p>
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 2017-12-01T14:36:24.957Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-01T14:36:24.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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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
star this property hansard heading Schools: Admissions 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, with reference to the report entitled It might be best if you looked elsewhere: An investigation into the schools admission process, whether his Department has acted on the recommendations made in that report. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow remove filter
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Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
star this property uin 190488 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-20more like thismore than 2018-11-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department wants fair access to a good school place for every child and routinely keeps the school admissions system under review. In setting their admission arrangements, admission authorities must ensure the practices and the criteria used to decide the allocation of places are fair, clear, objective and comply with admissions law and equalities law.</p><p> </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 2018-11-20T16:43:21.457Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-20T16:43:21.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-10-27more like thismore than 2015-10-27
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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
star this property hansard heading Primary Education: Languages 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 is taking to improve access to second language teaching in primary schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow remove filter
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Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
star this property uin 13669 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-04more like thismore than 2015-11-04
unstar this property answer text <p>Since September 2014, maintained primary schools in England must teach a modern foreign or ancient language to pupils at key stage 2 (ages 7 to 11). Schools can choose which language or languages to teach and should enable pupils to make substantial progress in one language by the end of primary school.</p><br /><p>To support the introduction of a compulsory foreign language at key stage 2, the government is funding nine projects across the country to provide training for primary and secondary teachers. These projects bring together teaching school alliances, university-led consortia of schools, and a national organisation, the Association for Language Learning.</p><br /><p>In addition, the EBacc has had a positive effect on the take up of languages in schools, with a rise in the proportion of the cohort in state funded schools entered for a modern foreign language rising from 40% of pupils in 2010 to a provisional figure of 49% in 2015.</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 2015-11-04T16:51:44.287Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-04T16:51:44.287Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-19more like thismore than 2017-10-19
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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
star this property hansard heading World War II: Genocide 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 discussions she of officials in her Department have had with relevant stakeholders on improving the continuing professional development and understanding of teachers in Holocaust education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow remove filter
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Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
star this property uin 108698 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-27more like thismore than 2017-10-27
unstar this property answer text <p>Department officials have regular discussions as part of programme monitoring arrangements, with University College London’s Centre for Holocaust Education (CfHE), which receives funding to provide Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for 1100 teachers in England each year. This programme is jointly funded with the Pears Foundation, and my Rt hon. Friend the Secretary of State is meeting Sir Trevor Pears on 2 November.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to CPD events, the CfHE produces teaching resources and lesson plans which are continually reviewed, improved and expanded. The Beacon Schools element of the programme develops hubs which serve a network of local schools, advocate to other schools for better Holocaust education, develop and share improved schemes of work, and will partner with the CfHE to improve teaching standards.</p><p> </p><p>The Department also funds the ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ programme for pupils and teachers. Officials have regular meetings with the Holocaust Education Trust who run this. The Lessons from Auschwitz Project aims to increase knowledge and understanding of the Holocaust for young people and to clearly highlight what can happen if prejudice and racism become acceptable.</p>
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 2017-10-27T12:34:39.25Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-27T12:34:39.25Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Lisa Cameron more like this