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The impact of culture and sport on learning and life chances

Evaluating the impact of culture and sport on learning and life chances

Wednesday 14 November at 14.45

Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

The DCMS Committee continues its inquiry into the social impact of participation in culture and sport with a focus today on what impact culture and sport have on determining educational outcomes, social mobility and life chances.  The session will consider links between arts, sports and educational achievement, the place of arts and sport in the curriculum in schools, funding, and how educational impact is measured.

Witnesses at 14.45:

Naveed Idrees, Headteacher, Feversham Primary Academy
Debbie Lye, Chief Executive, Spirit of 2012 Trust
Helen O’Donnell, Chief Executive, Children’s University

Committee membership

Damian Collins MP (Chair) (Conservative, Folkestone and Hythe); Clive Efford MP (Labour, Eltham); Julie Elliott MP (Labour, Sunderland Central); Paul Farrelly MP (Labour, Newcastle-under-Lyme); Simon Hart MP (Conservative, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire); Julian Knight MP (Conservative, Solihull); Ian C. Lucas MP (Labour, Wrexham); Brendan O’Hara MP (Scottish National Party, Argyll and Bute); Rebecca Pow MP (Conservative, Taunton Deane); Jo Stevens MP (Labour, Cardiff Central); Giles Watling MP (Conservative, Clacton.)


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