Questions in the House of Lords on the EBacc

Published 3rd December 2015

Yesterday Lord Aberdare asked a question about the omission of creative subjects from the EBacc. The recording of the full debate was published this morning and you can also watch the debate online (point of interest - listen from 11:14:10).

Alongside many Peers, Lord Baker of Dorking, spoke out against the damage the EBacc is causing to creative and technical options within schools. Baroness Farrington asked Lord Nash (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools),

Please go away and give consideration to the importance in the Government’s strategy of looking carefully at those subjects, Design Technology, and look at what has happened to them.

Lord Nash said,

I will go away and look at this further.
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