News, comment and analysis on the Education Select Committee
If I’m re-elected as chair I will continue to ensure the Education Committee has a significant role as an influencer of policy, writes Robert Halfon MP
By extending the ladder of opportunity to those who currently lack it, and by nurturing our raw talents more generally, we can build the brightest of futures for us all, says Robert Halfon MP.
Extra funding will fail to make a difference unless ministers correct the flaws in this dysfunctional system, writes Robert Halfon MP
Government should commit to a three-part guarantee to boost lifelong learning, writes Robert Halfon MP
May Days: Theresa May has shown admirable resolve in her education reforms – but there is still much to do to tackle the burning injustices in our society, writes Robert Halfon
A correlation between school exclusions and involvement in knife crime means more must be done to improve early intervention to help pupils maintain their education, says Robert Halfon
Education Select Committee Chair Robert Halfon writes about his Committee’s report ‘Tackling disadvantage in the early years’ which calls for additional support for the most disadvantaged children and to convert good intentions into good outcomes for all children.
We need to root out social injustice so that every child can climb the ladder of opportunity, writes Education Select Committee chair Rob Halfon