Further Education and Lifelong Learning APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To promote and develop the interests of further education, adult learning, skills sectors and to advise government ministers on matters of concern to those sectors.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Further Education and Lifelong Learning

1. Adult skills and lifelong learning
26/03/2020 - Select Committee Inquiry

Found:

The Education Committee is relaunching their inquiry into adult skills and lifelong learning (ASALL)

2. Skills for jobs: lifelong learning for opportunity and growth
21/01/2021 - Department for Education
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Found: Policy paper Skills for jobs: lifelong learning for opportunity and growth This white

3. Mr Jim Judges - written evidence
11/09/2018 - Inquiry: Fourth Industrial Revolution - Education Committee
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Found: evidence submitted by Mr Jim Judges The role of lifelong learning in re-skilling the current workforce Executive

4. The Open University - written evidence
11/09/2018 - Inquiry: Fourth Industrial Revolution - Education Committee
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Found: pleased to see its scope extends to the role of lifelong learning. As such, we hope the Committee will include

5. WEA - written evidence
11/09/2018 - Inquiry: Fourth Industrial Revolution - Education Committee
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Found: UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education in England and Scotland, providing around 8000

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Further Education and Lifelong Learning

1. Adult Skills and Lifelong Learning
15/04/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: Third Report of the Education Committee, “A plan for an adult skills and lifelong learning revolution”, HC - Speech Link
2: Third Report of the Education Committee, “A plan for an adult skills and lifelong learning revolution”, HC - Speech Link

2. Lifelong Learning
16/04/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: no apology for reintroducing a debate on lifelong learning. It has not been long since the previous one - Speech Link

3. Education: Flexible Lifelong Learning
24/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: to test approaches to tackling barriers to lifelong learning to inform the national retraining scheme. - Speech Link
2: Government’s response to the post-18 review of education and funding is the very best opportunity to tackle - Speech Link
3: young people and schools. As she will be aware, education and schools play a vital role in ensuring that - Speech Link

4. Work: Lifelong Learning
27/11/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: case for a comprehensive strategy for life-long learning and adult re-skilling in response to the challenges - Speech Link
2: clambered onto the stage. Future of Skills & Lifelong Learning is so hot off the presses that it is not yet - Speech Link

5. Post-18 Education and Funding
04/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: statement on the Government’s review of post-18 education and its funding—the first review since the Robbins - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Further Education and Lifelong Learning
1. Lifelong Education
asked by: Anne Main
05/09/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to increase access to lifelong learning.

2. Lifelong Learning
asked by: Peter Kyle
24/11/2016
... what progress her Department has made on reviewing the gaps in support for lifetime learning.

3. Lifelong Education
asked by: David Lammy
07/08/2017
... (b) unemployment and (c) the health and wellbeing of people involved in lifelong learning.

4. Veterans: Lifelong Education
asked by: Liz Saville Roberts
09/11/2018
... how many veterans that joined the armed forces aged (a) 18 or under and (b) 19 or older have applied for Enhanced Learning Credits in each region in each of the last 10 years.

5. Lifelong Education
asked by: Alex Burghart
06/07/2017
... what estimate she has made of the cost of introducing free lifelong learning education in further education colleges.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Stephen Farry Portrait
Stephen Farry
Vice-Chair
Alliance - North Down
Joined: 8th April 2020
Baroness Garden of Frognal Portrait
Baroness Garden of Frognal
Vice-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Peter Aldous MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7182.

Email: peter.aldous.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Guram Korkoti, Association of Colleges, 2-5 Stedham Place, London WC1A 1HU. Tel: 020 7034 9917

Email: Guram.korkoti@aoc.co.uk

Group's Website:

https://www.aoc.co.uk/media-and-parliament/our-work-mps/all-party-parliamentary-group-further-education-and-lifelong

No benefits in kind are on record for the Further Education and Lifelong Learning APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Further Education and Lifelong Learning APPG

Former APPG Officers
Peter Kyle Portrait
Peter Kyle
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Hove
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 4th November 2020
Michelle Donelan Portrait
Michelle Donelan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chippenham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
1 APPG Membership
Family Business
Pat Glass Portrait
Pat Glass
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for North West Durham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 13th November 2015
No other APPG Memberships