HC Deb 19 May 1993 vol 225 c168W
Ms Estelle Morris

To ask the Secretary of State for Education (1) what progress he is making in developing national vocational qualifications for those working within the field of education;

(2) if he will publish the report of the task group of Department for Education officials and representatives of employer and employee interests within education, which met last year to recommend an education lead body for teacher training; and if he will publish his response;

(3) what lead bodies he has set up to look at the adoption of NVQs within education.

Mr. Boswell

My right hon. Friend and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Employment are considering developing NVQs in the education sector and relevant lead body arrangements. They will shortly be consulting and taking into account recent developments in further education and training.