Education Technology APPG

First Registered: 24/09/2020 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To review the use of digital technology in delivering remote and classroom learning; identify how high-quality digital teaching and learning can be delivered at scale; examine how technologies can increase access to Further and Higher Education opportunities; and provide a platform for collaboration between parliamentarians, educators and research bodies.

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Recent Documents related to Education Technology

1. Further education and skills: March 2020
15/04/2020 - Department for Education
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Found: Statistics Further education and skills: March 2020 Further education and skills data for the

2. Further education and skills: July 2020
16/07/2020 - Department for Education
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Found: Statistics Further education and skills: July 2020 Further education and skills data, including

3. Further education and skills: January 2020
30/01/2020 - Department for Education
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Found: National Statistics Further education and skills: January 2020 Learner participation

4. Further education and skills inspections and outcomes as at 29 February 2020
25/06/2020 - Ofsted
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Found: Official Statistics Further education and skills inspections and outcomes as at 29 February

5. Assistive technology (AT) stakeholder reports
24/11/2020 - Department for Education
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Found: Assistive Technology Stakeholder report : Policymakers August 2020 Dave L. Edyburn, Ph.D. Univers

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Recent Speeches related to Education Technology

1. Biometric Recognition Technologies in Schools
04/11/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: faceprint template. That is the description of the technology. Its use has been temporarily paused by North - Speech Link

2. Education After Covid-19
23/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered improving the education system after the covid-19 outbreak.It is - Speech Link

3. Education: English Baccalaureate
21/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: the probability of pupils staying in full-time education and allows them to take facilitating subjects - Speech Link
2: schools, with take-up of GCSEs in art, design and technology, drama, performing arts and, perhaps most worryingly - Speech Link
3: reverend Prelate that we should include religious education in the EBacc. There is tremendous demand from - Speech Link

4. Education: Art and Design
17/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: students are increasingly not receiving the balanced education that they deserve and is necessary for the future - Speech Link
2: is the Minister aware that GCSEs in design and technology have fallen by 30%, which is disastrous? I therefore - Speech Link
3: Prelate is quite right that a broad and balanced education, which includes the arts, is crucial to prepare - Speech Link

5. Adult Learning and Vocational Skills: Metropolitan Borough of Dudley
01/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: assuming her new position at the Department for Education. I am delighted to see the hon. Member for Dudley - Speech Link
2: her party. She has worked tirelessly to improve education for school pupils, young people and adults in - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Education Technology
1. Education: Technology
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
21/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage the use of educational technology.

2. Digital Technology: Education
asked by: Angela Eagle
14/01/2021
... for what reason his Department’s digital education platform programme provides funding support for schools to set up (a) G Suite for Education and (b) Office 365 Education but not for other digital education and learning platforms.

3. Digital Technology: Education
asked by: Angela Eagle
14/01/2021
... if his Department will expand its digital education platform programme to include other digital education and learning platforms other than G Suite for Education and Office 365 Education.

4. Digital Technology: Education
asked by: Angela Eagle
14/01/2021
... what comparative estimate he has made of the cost of using (a) G Suite for Education and Office 365 Education in schools during the covid-19 outbreak and (b) other available digital education and learning platforms.

5. Technology: Adult Education
asked by: Alexander Stafford
08/09/2020
... what plans he has to establish retraining programmes in (a) renewable energy and (b) other clean technologies for people that were made unemployed as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

Latest Questions
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10 Current APPG Officers
Damian Hinds Portrait
Damian Hinds
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - East Hampshire
Joined: 24th September 2020
Baroness Morris of Yardley Portrait
Baroness Morris of Yardley
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
Lord Willetts Portrait
Lord Willetts
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th September 2020
Lord Lucas Portrait
Lord Lucas
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 24th September 2020
Chris Skidmore Portrait
Chris Skidmore
Vice Chair
Conservative - Kingswood
Joined: 24th September 2020
4 APPG Memberships
Museums , Space , St George's Day , University
Conor Burns Portrait
Conor Burns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bournemouth West
Joined: 24th September 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Damian Hinds MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7057.

Email: damian.hinds.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Monica Thompson, British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), 81 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3AY

Email: edtechappg@besa.org.uk

Secretariat:

British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.besa.org.uk

Group's Website:

http://www.edtechappg.org

Benefits in Kind
Date
9 Sep 2020
Source
British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA)
Description
Secretariat   From : 09/09/2020 To : 08/09/2021
Value
£16,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Education Technology APPG