Further Education and Lifelong Learning APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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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.

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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. 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

3. 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

4. Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL]
21/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: the review and updating of the terms of higher education loans and repayments every five years. Before - Speech Link
2: it is focused on the need for more skills and education, yet we are expecting sometime soon a proposal - Speech Link
3: state is advancing £17 billion a year to higher education students in England and the value of outstanding - Speech Link

5. Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL]
15/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: common desire to look at skills reform and further education. I look forward to the debate that we will share - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Further Education and Lifelong Learning
1. Lifelong Education: Learning Disability
asked by: Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown
19/07/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what additional measures they intend to take to ensure life-long learning is available for those with severe learning difficulties.

2. Lifelong Education
asked by: Jonathan Lord
13/09/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to promote lifelong learning and skills development.

3. Lifelong Education
asked by: Stuart Anderson
14/09/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to support the delivery of (a) adult education and (b) other lifelong learning programs.

4. Lifelong Education
asked by: David Evennett
30/09/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to promote lifelong learning.

5. Lifelong Education
asked by: Anne Main
05/09/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to increase access to lifelong learning.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Stephen Farry Portrait
Stephen Farry
Vice Chair
Alliance - North Down
Joined: 8th April 2020
Lord Blunkett Portrait
Lord Blunkett
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
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:

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

Email: David.MacKenzie@aoc.co.uk

Secretariat:

The Association of Colleges acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.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

Benefits in Kind
Date
26 Feb 2021
Source
The Association of Colleges
Description
Secretariat   From : 26/02/2021 To : 26/02/2022
Value
£7,501

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
No other APPG Memberships
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