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TEACHER TRAINING IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1307: tabled on 19 January 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that the statutory leaving age will rise to 18 years by 2015; understands that the demand for high quality vocational education will increase; agrees that vocational educationmust be at the heart of the education system; further notes that teachers of vocational subjects in secondary schools are not required to haveexperience of, or expertise in, those subjects; is concerned to have a supply of expert vocational teachers with the specialist knowledge, expertise and passion to teach vocational education; and supports the recommendation of the Skills Commission report on Vocational Education in Teacher Training to introduce a unified teacher training system, and a universal Teacher Training System and Status for all teachers across 14 to 19 education, giving unified status to Qualified Teacher Status and Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 January 2011
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2011
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2011
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2011
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2011
Bolton North East
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2011
Holborn and St Pancras
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 January 2011
Foyle
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2011
Sefton Central
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2011
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 January 2011
St Ives
Glass, Pat
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2011
North West Durham
Halfon, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2011
Harlow
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2011
Portsmouth South
Henderson, Gordon
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2011
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2011
Luton North
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 27 January 2011
New Forest East
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 3 February 2011
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2011
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2011
Mansfield
Pugh, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2011
Southport
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 2011
North Cornwall
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2011
Ealing, Southall
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2011
Bristol West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.