Articles from House of Lords

Youth Unemployment Committee invites submissions to its inquiry

The House of Lords Youth Unemployment Committee (@LordsYouthUnemp), chaired by Lord Shipley, today invites submissions to its new inquiry.

UK Parliament launches free e-learning modules for teachers

UK Parliament’s Education and Engagement Service has launched its first e-learning module for teachers.

Parliamentarians call for new Minister to address inequity in education amidst UK conversation on race

A new Ministerial post responsible for addressing the entrenched inequity in our education system should be created, a cross-party group of parliamentarians has found  Released today (23 Jun), the new report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Diversity and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), titled “Equity in STEM Education”, highlights the need for a more joined-up approach by Government to tackle the causes of inequity in the education system. The inquiry focused on equity, because of evidence that treating everyone equally within education provides unequal outcomes, as it assumes all young people begin in similar circumstances.

UK Parliament launches new learning resources to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day

Friday 8th May marks the 75th Anniversary of VE Day and to commemorate the day, UK Parliament has produced free online learning resources for pupils to explore over the Bank Holiday and beyond.

Petitions Committee to undertake investigations on the impact of COVID-19 on students as part of ongoing Coronavirus inquiry

On Thursday 7 May, the Petitions Committee is holding two formal oral evidence sessions on the impact on students and universities and calls for the extension of paid maternity leave in light of the coronavirus crisis. The evidence sessions form part of the Committee’s ongoing inquiry into COVID-19.

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