Select Committee on Science and Technology Sixth Special Report


SIXTH SPECIAL REPORT


The Science and Technology Committee has agreed to the following Special Report:

SCIENCE EDUCATION FROM 14 TO 19: GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO THE COMMITTEE'S THIRD REPORT OF SESSION 2001-02



  1. The Science and Technology Committee reported to the House on Science Education from 14 to 19 in its Third Report of Session 2001-02, published on 11 July 2002 as HC 508-I.

2. The Government's response to the Committee's Report was received on 4 September 2002 in the form of a memorandum to the Committee. It is reproduced as Appendix 1 to this Special Report.

3. On 2 October 2002, a response was received from the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority. This is reproduced as Appendix 2 to this Special Report.

4. On 30 September 2002 a response was received from the Joint Council for General Qualifications. This is reproduced as Appendix 3 to this Special Report.

5. We publish these responses without comment, so that they are publicly available without delay. We intend to ask the Schools Standards Minister to give evidence on the Government Reply, which we find unsatisfactory.




 
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