Further Education and Lifelong Learning APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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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. Academies consolidated annual report and accounts: 2018 to 2019
22/07/2020 - Department for Education
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Found: Church of England Education Trust Limited ARBOR Academy Trust Archway Learning Trust ARK Schools

2. Trust Capacity Fund (TCaF) award recipients
19/05/2021 - Department for Education
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Found: 9Bath and Wells MATTR0014587331Bellevue Place Education TrustTR00178112050.45BERLESDUNATR03476100510Birmingham

3. Further education and skills inspections and outcomes as at 31 August 2020
22/03/2021 - Ofsted
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Found: Further education and skills inspections and outcomesThis release contains:="• provisional data for inspections

4. Higher education learning aim request form
29/06/2021 - Education and Skills Funding Agency
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Found: HIGHER EDUCATION LEARNING AIM REQUEST FORMMore information on the fields we need completing on the HE

5. Data on COVID-19 visits: further education and skills
27/11/2020 - Ofsted
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Found: Transparency DataPolicy area:Further education and skillsTheme:Education, children's services and skillsPublished

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: 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: Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown
05/11/2021
... including those with special educational needs.

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